The Differences Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

New water heater installation is almost always an ordeal. In addition to spending several hundred dollars, you have to decide exactly which kind of replacement water heater to buy. As you narrow down your options, you should learn about some of the differences between traditional tank and new tankless water heaters.

In this video, a plumbing expert discusses tank and tankless water heaters. A tank water heater heats and stores water inside a tank, then distributes the water when it’s called for. A tankless water heater, on the other hand, heats water as it enters the home and sends it straight to the appropriate fixture. Tank water heaters have an average efficiency rating of 62%, while tankless water heaters have an amazing 92-95% efficiency rating. To save money on energy, you might consider installing a tankless water heater in your Jacksonville home.