Posted on November 07, 2014
Turn off the power supply for your tankless water heater.
Unplug the power cord from the electrical socket and turn off the circuit breaker if necessary. If your tankless water heater is powered by gas, use the main gas supply line valve to power off the water heater. If there is a powered display on the tankless water heater that is normally lit up when on, it should be completely blank or black after the power supply has been turned off.
Wait until the hot water in the tank cools off completely before performing any additional tasks or maintenance that may injure you.
This may take several minutes or a few hours depending on the temperature in which your tankless water heater is located.
Turn off the main water supply using the main shut-off valve.
Refer to your tankless water heater's manual for help finding the main shut-off valve if you are unsure of its exact location. Then, open the cold and hot water taps to drain all the remaining water from the system and to release any pressure that has built up inside your plumbing system.
Disconnect and remove all of the incoming and outgoing water hoses and pipes that are attached to your tankless water heater to help them dry completely.
Detach and remove the inlet water filter completely from your tankless water heater.
Refer to your tankless water heater manufacturer's manual if you need help locating the inlet water filter. You may also want to use an air compressor to blow air directly through the inlet water filter connection to rid the tankless water heater completely of any remaining water.
Brush snow from your tankless water heater immediately if your system is an outdoor unit.
This procedure will prevent melted snow from refreezing on your system, which may become increasingly difficult to remove later on.
1.) What exactly is a tankless water heater?Tankless water heaters are compact in size and provide a steady flow of hot water for as long as you need it.Tankless gas water heaters are more energy efficient than conventional water heaters, since tankless models eliminate the need for re-heating stored water.2.) How does tankless water [...]
Radiant in-floor heating is a comfortable way to experience heat evenly throughout a home. Interestingly, with radiant surfaces everywhere, air temperature in a house can actually be lower than what you think is comfortable, and you will still feel warm.A well-designed hydronic heating system can be very economical in terms of energy [...]
We strongly recommend that your tankless water heater be flushed out at least once a year to get optimal performance out of your unit. A tankless flush will remove all of the scale and lime that has built up on your heat exchanger saving you money and helping the environment.First, you will want to [...]
In order to have a better understanding of how a tankless water heater works, it's important to know how a standard tank heater operates. In a traditional heater system, there's a large tank that holds and heats water. In order to give you hot water when you need it, the tank is constantly heating the [...]
Choosing the correct size for a tank less hot water heater is essential. To get the most out of your unit, this would depend on the hot-water source needs of your household. In order to determine this, some key questions you may want to ask yourself would be as follows: When and how many people shower [...]
There are many advantages to having a tank less hot water heater. The benefits of owning this type of unit, ranges from being compact in size in order to save on space, as well as energy efficient. When purchasing a tank less water heater, there is always the question of which unit will best fit [...]
Tankless water heaters have been sweeping the nation with a huge growth over the last 5 years or so. These compact units mount on a wall either [...]
Our 40 series and fvi-12 series tankless water heater can be installed just about anywhere! With both indoor and outdoor models. Due to the small size of your water heater, it can be mounted in many small spaces, including closets, in pantries, or under stair storage areas. However, there are some important guidelines to [...]
Environmental home design, a trend that first took hold in the last decade or so, has reached an all-time high — and, considering its health and financial benefits, we’d guess it’s not going anywhere, anytime soon. Driven by eco-conscious buyers, an increasing number of developers are interested in creating homes that breathe easier, are [...]