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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 […]

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.  […]

Rinnai has changed the Ultra series tankless water heaters to better reflect the designation with the model number. Basically the tankless has remained the same internally and the name has just changed. RC98i has been changed to RU98i Rc80i has changed to RU80i Personally I think they did this to better differentiate their models of tankless water heaters.  Rinnai has […]

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding tank type water heaters and tankless systems.  As a homeowner, if you’re thinking of adding a tankless to your home take what you read on the internet with a grain of salt.  Everyone seems to be some sort of expert on water heaters and can tell you which system is better when in […]

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 […]

Here is an interesting post that I spotted on RedFlagDeals – that’s a popular Canadian site offering deals and helpful info to people. I recommend you check it out if you’re interested.  Anyways this user had some questions regarding tankless water heaters and was looking for responses from current owners.  Here is their inquiry. I’ll be moving into a brand […]

Endless Supply Of Hot Water A tankless water heater creates hot water as you use it, thus the system will never run out. Some tankless units are made to supply one shower at a time, these lower BTU systems are ideal for cottage use here in Ontario. For residential or commercial units we recommend that a tankless have a bare […]