Benefits

Benefits of Water Heaters


  • 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 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.

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.

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Questions?

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