For over 130 years, water heaters have been helping us keep ourselves and our homes clean. Before this invention, we would heat water over a fire, on a stove or with the help of natural gas. Now it’s as simple as installing a tank and letting it do the work. But how do water tanks work exactly?
Whether they run on electricity or a fuel source such as gas, water heaters are made up of the same components, which involve the use of three pipes to transfer water:
The complete process is as follows:
Standard Water Heaters vs. Powervent Water Heaters
Compared to standard water heaters, powervent water heaters are a low-energy consumption alternative. While standard water heaters vents gases into the atmosphere naturally, a powervent water heater uses a fan to remove dangerous exhaust gases quickly from the water tank, providing added safety. Another advantage is that they are easier to place in different areas of the home.
Hot Water Tank Installation
When you need hot water, trust a certified water heater professional to install your hot water tank safely and efficiently.
Get the best water heater on the market with John Woods. Their water heaters are not only energy-efficient but are Energy-Star certified. These units are available in the same dimensions as most standard, older models, and provide the financial and energy savings you need. They also offer power-vented water tanks which can be installed anywhere without a need for a chimney.
To learn more about hot water tanks and or home heating and cooling solutions, contact Oakville's HVAC specialists at Appleby Systems today.