A water heater is important for a variety of purposes around the home. Whether providing hot water for bathing, dishwashers or laundry machines, this appliance works hard all year round. A new device with the latest energy ratings can help cut bills in half or heat your shower faster than your current heater. Follow these guidelines to help you find the right water heater for your home and family.
Types of Water Heaters
Electric Water Heaters
An electric water heater draws energy as part of your home's electricity consumption. These models generally cost less than gas counterparts, don't require ventilation and offer heat quickly with a high energy factor rating.
Natural Gas Water Heaters
A natural gas water heater is the standard model used in most homes. Unlike an electric water heater, gas models require ventilation outdoors for safety.
Liquid Propane Water Heaters
If your home has special hookup requirements, a liquid propane (LP) water heater will be the best choice.
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Tankless Water Heaters
A tankless water heater mounts to the wall and provides hot water only when the faucet is turned on.
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Water Heaters for Select California Markets
California has specific sustainability standards that the average water heater won't meet, so you'll need to pick up a water heater for select California markets.
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Features of Water Heaters