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There is a new start-up company from the US that is producing what they call a new tankless water heater. The Heatworks Model 1 appears to be a point of use electric instant water heater. We haven’t tested or have even seen their product but we feel there are a few things to clarify.  Although it is tankless it is […]

Condensing tankless technology uses the normally wasted exhaust gases to preheat incoming water. This has been on every one of Navien’s tankless water heaters since the beginning. The addition of the secondary heat exchanger adds about a 12-15 percent efficiency increase making a tankless water heater around 97-98 percent efficient. With one of these systems for every dollar you send […]

It used to be easy for Ontario home owners to select their whole home tankless water heater as only 2 maybe 3 systems would be sufficient.  Today things have changed and there are numerous tankless water heaters as well as conventional tank type water heaters that are not only super highly efficient but also offer an endless supply of hot […]

We are receiving an ever increasing number in inquiries regarding the installation of tankless water heaters and radiant floor heating.  There are a number of reasons why and we hope to fully explain them below. Conventionally radiant floor heating was done with a boiler which is large and very expensive.  Today’s technology has brought us tankless water heaters which are […]

Looking To Upgrade Your Water Heater?   We offer rental water heaters at a cheaper price than our competitors, and we can prove it. Guaranteed we’re not the only water heating company here in Southern Ontario, but that’s a good thing.  Competition brings about cheaper prices for consumers.  Its fast and simple to Google anything, you can have 10+ companies […]

We have a roughly 2000 sq foot home just North of Toronto.  Our combined average costs for heat and hot water are only $20 per month, a figure we credit to tight construction, increased insulation, programmable thermostats, and the efficiency of our Rinnai tankless water heater. Yes, most radiant systems get their hot water from either a normal water heater […]

As tankless water heaters become more and more popular the number of manufactures and models are increasing.  A tankless is also referred to as an on demand water heater and as you would expect there is no storage tank on these systems.  Using a more powerful burner a tankless can heat water instantly removing the need for the storage tank.  […]

On demand water heaters heat cold water to the exact temperature you require in seconds.  This is done through a heat exchanger and natural gas burner (or propane) which creates enough heat to make hot water instantly.  The best part is that the moment you stop the shower or turn off the taps the heat shuts down.  This prevents standby […]

What is an on demand water heater? Well it is simply a different name for a tankless water heater.  If you think about how a tankless works it’s easy to understand why some people may say or call it an on demand water heater. On demand water heaters nearly instantly heat water up to a desired temperature by running it […]

There are numerous brand of tankless systems available to homeowners now.  I always recommend Rinnai, as they have taken the time to train every installer on their product ensuring correct installation and increased reliability.  I have to add another brand to my recommendation list as RHEEM has built a great, durable, innovative tankless system. I was able to take a […]