A person who is addicted to leg-warmers, sweaters, and monkey caps during winters is sure to kind off stray away from the cold water running through the tap for his/ her everyday chores and bathing needs. And with autumn just round the corner followed up by winters, I’m sure most of you are might already be thinking to replace your old water heaters or invest in a good water heater.
When we speak of water heaters, the tankless ones have a greater advantage over the traditional ones are they are cost-effective and energy saver in the long run. And when we further speak of tankless water heaters, they are of two types- powered by gas and by electricity. You can choose amongst the two as per your needs and convenience. If you’re a family living in a big estate or a bigger apartment, your primary need would be multiple connections to your water heater.
Here, a whole house tankless heater is the smartest option to invest into as you’re cutting your energy consumption by nearly 50% along with rewarding yourself to hot water on those chilly days. Also, as they are compact and much easy to store, they require little space in your house and avoids the spacing clutter.
Here’s a compilation of the best whole house tankless water heaters for your home-
Stielbel Eltron Tempra Plus 29kW
Stielbel 29 kW is the best tankless water heater in the market right now because of its excellent quality and durability. It is sleek and can be placed anywhere without worrying about the space. This model doesn’t require venting which makes it stand out from the other tankless water heaters in the market. Also, it operates silently and shuts off on its own when it’s not required.
With digital temperature control, self-modulating power technology and advanced flow control, it promises reliability. You can adjust the temperature from 80 degrees F to 140 degrees F. With Tempra, you will never run out of hot water in your larger household and the price is a bit expensive but worth the buy.
EcoSmart Eco 27
The best catch here is the mid-range it falls into and the fact that it cuts upto 50% of your monthly energy consumption. It requires a 40 Amp Double Pole breaker with 200 Amps electric panel (recommended). Which means it’s good for low temperatures as well and efficient enough to run upto two-showers and other household appliances and connections; especially if you have low-flow outlets.
Rheem RTGH- 95XLN
Rheem is one of the best water heating solutions providers and this RTGH- 95 XLN wouldn’t disappoint you either. It’s a little bit pricey but its features will help you decide on the buying option.
It has the energy factor of 0.94 with a stainless steel condensing heat exchanger with a 2 pipe direct vent system. Also, it has 0.26 GPM minimum flow rate which is perfect for small chores like washing dishes. Besides, it provides a 12 year limited heat exchanger warranty and 5-year limited parts warranty.
This is the best option for those who have a moderate use of hot water for their daily needs. With a maximum flow rate of 6.6 GPM and a bottom water connection, it’s perfect for a family upto 5 people. Mainly it runs on gas and it adjusts the temperature according to cold or hot weather conditions.
Bosch Therm 520 HN NG
The name speaks for itself. Trust blindly on its quality and be happy as it promises 80% of thermal efficiency. It has a patented hydro-powered system which uses the water-powered turbine to ignite the burner. With a modern design and priced comfortably, it’s a good buy for a larger household.