How to Find Water Heater Model Numbers
Finding the model number on your water heater is important for sizing it with a compatible replacement. Getting a unit with similar height and width will mitigate the costs of plumbing alterations. This information is also important if your water heater is leaking and needs repairs under warranty.
New 2015 Hot Water Heater Efficiency Standards
Learn about the new efficiency standards for water heaters that go into effect 4/16/2015. Heaters are required to be more energy efficient, increasing the upfront cost, but reducing utility costs.
Rheem Water Heaters
Learn about all the different Series and types of hot water heaters made by Rheem.
Where Can Expansion Tanks Be Installed?
The article explains how water heater expansion tanks work and dispels common misconceptions around installing expansion tanks.
Cost to Install a Water Heater
Breakdown of the cost to safely and legally install a water heater.
Approaches to Utility-Contractor Partnership
A study conducted by DMIS, a division of Fast Water Heater Company, explains hows utilities can drive energy efficiency by focusing on standardized performance metrics.
On-Demand Water Heaters Save Restaurant Money
A study conducted by Food Service Technology Center and Fast Water Heater Company tested the efficiency of on-demand water heaters in restaurant applications. The units saved space and energy costs.
Hybrid Condensing On-Demand Water Heaters
Hybrid condensing on-demand hot water heaters are the most high-tech, energy efficient style of heater available. Learn more about hybrid water heaters.
Tankless Water Heater Buyer’s Guide
Information to buy a tankless water heater, which provide unlimited hot water, as well as save space and energy costs.
Heat Pump Water Heater Buyer’s Guide
Heat pump water heaters use ambient air temperatures to heat water with 2-3 times the efficiency of standard models. Heat pump water heaters can cut energy bills in half.
Pacific Gas & Electric Offer $200 Rebate on Energy Star Certified Water Heaters
PG&E is offering customers a $200 rebate on the installation of an Energy Star hot water heater. These more efficient water heaters will become standard in 2015, when these rebates expire.
Energy Efficiency & Water Heaters
Discussing the pros and cons of different types of water heaters, and how their energy efficiency will impact your hot water situation.
5 Ways to Extend Your Water Heater’s Useful Life
This article discusses average water heater life and makes recommendations on how to prolong the life of your water heater.
Which Water Heater Produces the Least Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
The article compares conventional gas and electric water heaters with tankless and solar water heaters in terms of their relative impact on global warming.
F.V.I.R. Water Heaters
Information on F.V.I.R. (Flammable Vapor Ignition Resistant) water heaters, which have been mandated since 2003.
Potential Causes of Reduced Hot Water
The article gives several causes of what may cause reduced hot water from your water heater and gives several tests to determine if your water heater needs servicing.