Hot Water Heaters

New NAECA Water Heater Energy Standards – Are You Ready?

April 4th, 2015|

On April 16, 2015, there will be significant changes to improve energy factor (EF) rating requirements on water heaters currently installed in residential homes. The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) will require higher energy factor ratings on virtually all residential gas, electric, and oil water heaters, including some light duty commercial water heaters as […]

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How New DOE Energy Mandates Affect Water Heaters

April 1st, 2015|

Are you in the market for a new water heater? The US Dept of Energy’s new water heater regulations go into effect on April 16, 2015.

The new 2015 DOE energy efficiency mandates will require higher EF ratings on virtually all water heaters, including residential gas, electric and oil. These changes will impact how water heaters […]

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How Water and Energy Are Related

March 10th, 2015|

When most homeowner guides talk about making your home more energy efficient, conversation always leads toward what you can do in your own home. In order to be more energy efficient, you can buy more efficient appliances for example – a new Energy Star rated appliance can help you save energy and water significantly over […]

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Buying A Hybrid Electric Water Heater

March 3rd, 2015|

Ready to make a difference in your home’s efficiency? Want to save more water, save more on your energy bills, and improve the one appliance in your home that will have the greatest impact overall? Look no further than your water heater.

The water heater was invented in the late 1800s, and though a lot of […]

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What Is A Heat Pump Water Heater

January 17th, 2015|

If you’re like most homeowners, you tend not to shop for a new water heater until your existing one fails. Then once it fails, its imperative that you fix it as fast as possible to get your home back on track, so you spend little time evaluating your options. By doing it this way, you […]

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How To Save Money With Your Water Heater

December 10th, 2014|

Is this the season you make your home a little more energy efficient? If so, where should you put your focus? What’s the one area of your home that has the highest level of energy consumed? If you said you water heater, you are correct.

Your water heater accounts for 15 to 25 percent of the […]

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Getting Your Water Heater Ready For Winter

September 17th, 2014|

Did the latest cold snap leave you yearning for winter? Ready to pull out your skis and hit the slopes? While winter is one of the best seasons in Colorado, with so much to do and offer right in our own back yard, it can still catch you off guard if your home isn’t prepared.

The […]

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Most Common Appliances That Can Flood Your Home

September 13th, 2014|

What’s the most damaging thing in your home? Water. Water can slowly accumulate and cause extensive damage, or can quickly destroy in an instant. In all cases, the problem usually starts with one of the most common appliances in your home that you use on a daily basis. If it has pipes connected to a […]

Does My Water Heater Need Professional Repair?

September 8th, 2014|

Your home contains a series of networks and systems that provide you with all of the modern conveniences we know and expect today. While the plumbing system is a series of pipes that run from top to bottom of your home, the water heater is the heart of it all controlling where water goes and […]

10 Signs You Need A New Water Heater

September 2nd, 2014|

10. You have no idea the last time your water heater was replaced. Most water heaters last between 10 and 15 years. If yours is older or you aren’t sure when it was last replaced, it may be nearing the end of its life.

9. When you turn on the hot water, the clear water you […]

Advantages of Tank-Type Water Heaters

June 12th, 2014|

Is it time to invest in a new water heater? With even a small amount of research, its easy to get confused on what water heater to buy. Everyone says to go with new technology – tankless water heaters are the best. But what about the standard tank-type water heater, is that still a viable […]

How To Make Your Water Heater Last Longer

June 4th, 2014|

Every single appliance in your home is rated to last for a certain amount of time. For your water heater, you’ll typically find they will last anywhere from 6 to 12 years.

There are two major factors when it comes to adding longevity to a water heater: how hard your water is, and how much water […]