DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Appliances > Water Softener and Heater > Tankless water heaters




Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-05-2013, 10:35 PM  
coachgeo
Remodelling
registry_dropdown_31977_92219
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Cincinatti, OH
Posts: 49
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Add a solar water heating unit to add heat to stored water? The in line would then only be needed to bring it up to max temp if it is not there already?

Would not save space except you could lay the water storage tank down horizontal. Would save on $$$ IMHO


coachgeo is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2013, 09:36 AM  
gottodo1
Senior Member
registry_dropdown_30927_92723
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 130
Liked 22 Times on 21 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

I had a solar water heater in AZ with an 80Gal tank and LOVED IT! I have a 50Gal tank with a booster electric tankless in ND and it's OK after about the first 5 minutes in the shower (software is very slow on tankless for safety reasons) I wouldn't recommend a downline tankless, put it upstream of the tanked water heater (though in my situation this was alot less cost efficient).
__________________
10/11: Bought the perfect house;
11/12: 10k & 200 hours,08/13: 30k & 400 hours into the perfect house, 12/13: 35k & 500 hours
02/14: 37k & 550 hours, 08/14: 38k & 650 hours
05/15: 40k & 700 hours and I think it's done, Home appraised +40k!!! 1 to 1 ratio achieved!
gottodo1 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
tankless water heater -Dman100- Plumbing Forum 3 03-01-2010 07:56 AM
Are tankless water heaters JUNK????? cubfan23 Plumbing Forum 13 07-26-2009 02:15 PM
Tankless water heater??? Outbacker General Appliance Discussion 6 06-30-2008 06:25 AM
Advice - Tankless Water Heaters ! sandy2982 General Home Improvement Discussion 3 04-17-2008 08:07 PM
tankless water heaters fixitright General Appliance Discussion 1 09-23-2005 01:28 PM

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS