Water Heaters

» More in this section

Water Heaters

Electric water heaters are an economical and safe heating option.


  Call us at 902-428-6774 in HRM or 1-800-428-6774 outside HRM,
weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


They can be installed anywhere, produce no fumes or flames and don't require combustible fuels. The temperatures produced by water heaters are closely controlled. Buying and installing an electric water heater costs a lot less than an oil- or gas-fired system.The 40 gallon size is just right for a typical family of four, while the 60 gallon model is a good choice for the needs of a larger household. Programmable timers can be installed on electric water heaters to help reduce energy usage.

The lifespan of an electric water heater is around 10-12 years, although it can be longer. They are the most affordable option to purchase and install compared to other fuel sources like oil, natural gas, or propane. The average cost is between $500 and $1,000, and because they are so efficient, the average electric water heater in Nova Scotia costs about $1.30 per day.

Electric water heaters are easy to install and have smaller space requirements than some gas and oil water heaters.

Looking for a rebate? Check the Efficiency One Rebates.