Domestic Hot Water

Efficient Hot-Water Piping
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Efficient Hot-Water Piping

Smarter layouts and right-sized pipes save time, water, and energy More

Troubleshooting: Water Heater in a Crawlspace
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Troubleshooting: Water Heater in a Crawlspace

Vertical limitations and code requirements make it difficult to impossible to... More

Installing On-Demand Water Heaters
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Installing On-Demand Water Heaters

Compact tankless water heaters free up valuable space and save energy, but sizing... More

Condensing Storage Water Heaters
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Condensing Storage Water Heaters

These heaters are up to 96 percent efficient and typically easier to retrofit than... More

Heat Pump Water Heaters
Ultimate Electric Hot Water Heater Setup
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Ultimate Electric Hot Water Heater Setup

Matt Risinger combines a heat pump water heater and high efficiency storage tank... More

Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home
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Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home

Installing an electric tankless water heater proves to be cost-effective and... More

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Domestic Hot Water Instruction Articles

Maintaining a Tankless Water Heater
Winterize & Maintain Your Tankless Water Heater
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Winterize & Maintain Your Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters are fantastic units but they do need more care &... More

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Maintain your Tankless Water Heater, or ELSE!

If you have hard water and use a tankless water heater, sooner or later you will need to flush your unit. More

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Q&A: Noisy Expansion Tank

Q: Even though I followed the manufacturer's specifications when I installed the 2-gallon thermal expansion tank and check valve for my customers' domestic hot-water system, they still complain of "clicking" noises, mainly during the heating season. Does More

Proper Water-Heater Temperature
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Proper Water-Heater Temperature

Q: I recently learned that building codes in my state now require that newly... More

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