Re: Instant Hot Water Heater
Tankless water heaters aren't such a great deal if your only option is electricity.
While they may be overall more energy efficient that tank-type water heaters, an electric tankless requires a much larger electrical circuit than a tank style. This poses a problem for utilities in that they would have to build more power plants and larger feeder circuits to compensate for the higher instantaneous load when everyone in the city is taking their morning showers at the same time.
The "Senior Member" designation under my name doesn't mean I know a lot, it just means I talk a lot.I've been a DIYer since I was 12 (thanks, Dad!). I have read several books on various home improvement topics. I do not have any current code books I can refer to. I was an apprentice plumber for two years.