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What are the advantages of a tankless water heater?

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A tankless water heater offers reduced greenhouse emissions, operating costs and space footprint. By going tankless, users also enjoy endless hot water, longer heater lifespan and clean water.

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A tankless water heater is energy efficient because they heat water only when needed, rather than heating and storing like a traditional water heater. This lowers the costs associated with operating a water heater as well.

Tankless water heaters are long-lasting. Typically, they operate for over 20 years compared to traditional water heaters whose lifespan is approximately 10 to 15 years.

Tankless water heaters also save considerable space, unlike conventional tank heaters that are cumbersome and need significant space for installation. Because tankless heaters are small, they can effortlessly fit in space as small as a bathroom cabinet. This helps users regain valuable closet or floor space.

Because tankless water heaters do not build up scale and rust, users enjoy cleaner and fresher water. Tankless water heaters are also eco-friendly and do not produce greenhouse gases. Reduced greenhouse gas emissions mean reduced global warming.

A tankless water heater offers users unlimited amounts of hot water for extended showers and baths. Additionally, one can simultaneously run multiple appliances. For example, a user can take a bath while the laundry machine and dishwasher are running for maximum convenience and comfort.

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