MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Now Is a Great Time to Have a New Water Heater Installed

Monday, January 4th, 2016

It’s now 2016, and it’s time to get started on those New Year’s resolutions you made. We would like to add a resolution to your list, and it’s not a difficult one: have a new water heater installed this January.

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How a Tankless Water Heater Works

Monday, September 7th, 2015

The first tankless water heater was invented over a century ago. As a piece of home technology, this early model didn’t catch on, and the water heater that became the standard for the next few decades was the conventional “storage tank” water heater. You’re familiar with it: a large cylindrical tank, stored in the garage, basement, or utility closet, that maintains a supply of water at constant high temperatures.

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What Is the Best Water Heater for My Home?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

There are many different types of water heaters available today, far more than there were a few decades ago. If you haven’t needed to replace your old water heater for a decade or more, or if it has been that long since you moved into a new home and needed to install a first water heater, you may find yourself a touch confused when it comes to selecting a model.

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters: The Pro and Cons

Monday, July 20th, 2015

When you’re in the market for a new residential water heater installation, you have a larger number of choices than you once did. The standard water heater for many years was the storage water heater (also called a tank water heater), which keeps a supply of water in a tank at a constant high temperature. There are other options available now, and the most popular alternative to a storage water heater is the tankless water heater, which applies heat to the water as it flows through the pipes, and only comes on when there is a demand for water.

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