Are tankless water heaters environmentally friendly?

Not only do tankless water heaters use less gas to heat your water, they produce less harmful emissions being released into the environment. An average tank water heater has a lifespan of 8-10 years, whereas a tankless water heater can last 2-3 times longer. The main components of a tankless water heater are recyclable, decreasing the amount of waste.

Will I get instant hot water from a tankless water heater?

Tankless water heaters work on demand heating water instantly, but like a traditional water heater, the hot water takes the same amount of time to travel through the house and reach the fixture.  A recirculation system is available for instant hot water, in one instance a timer is set for when you wake up in the morning, this timer activates you hot water system and makes hot water readily available for you morning shower.  In another instance a push button can be installed at a particular fixture, so all you have to do is push the button wait a couple of seconds and you have hot water at that fixture.

How much money will I save by replacing my old water heater with a tankless water heater?

The California Energy Commission estimates a traditional water heater uses approximately %25 of all energy consumed by any household.  A tankless water heater will allow a home to use up to %50 less energy for water heating, saving you hundreds of dollars annually.

How does a tankless water heater work compared to a traditional water heater?

Tankless water heaters only heat water when necessary, for instance when you turn your shower on, the tankless water heater will sense the demand and heat the water accordingly, only heating the water you use.  A traditional water heater will heat and reheat the same water whether you use it or not.