How to Size a Tankless Water Heater: A Comprehensive Guide

 How to Size a Tankless Water Heater: A Comprehensive Guide by Enviro Plumbing

Unlocking the Secret to Unlimited Hot Water: A Comprehensive Guide

In today's fast-paced world, running out of hot water is not an option. It's about more than mere comfort—it's about functionality. Ensuring you have hot water on-demand requires not just the right equipment, but the right size too. With Enviro Plumbing's expertise in Navien Water Heaters and our years of stellar service, you're in safe hands. Let us guide you on the journey to finding the perfect tankless water heater for your home.

Steps to Determine the Ideal Tankless Water Heater Size for Your Home:

1. Understanding Flow Rate:

  • Analyze Your Peak Usage: Consider times when multiple water fixtures run simultaneously—perhaps during your family’s morning preparations.
  • List All Hot Water Fixtures: Make an inventory of all devices that use hot water and find their flow rates. This information is typically in user manuals or on product labels.
  • Add Up the GPM: As an example, if a shower, faucet, and washing machine run together, you might require 5.5 GPM.

2. The Temperature Rise Calculation:

  • Know Your Incoming Water Temperature: This varies based on your geographical location. Local utilities or water departments can offer this information.
  • Determine Your Ideal Output: Most households find 120°F suitable.
  • Calculate the Temperature Differential: If you discover your incoming water is 60°F and you want an output of 120°F, you're looking at a 60°F temperature rise.

3. Zero in on the Perfect Unit: Keeping your calculated GPM and temperature rise in mind, select a heater that matches or exceeds your needs.

4. Evaluate Other Aspects:

  • Simultaneous Usage: If multiple members of the household use hot water at the same time.
  • Efficiency: Energy consumption of the unit.
  • Climate: Local weather can influence water heating needs.

5. Lean on Expertise:Don't go it alone. Consultation with seasoned professionals, like the team at Enviro Plumbing, ensures accuracy and optimal choice.

Why Entrust Enviro Plumbing?

Expertise in Navien: We're not just familiar with Navien Water Heaters, we specialize in them. Our service vehicles are stocked with Navien parts ensuring expedited installations and repairs for our valued clients.

Stellar Customer Service: We've built a reputation over almost three decades, and it stands on pillars of trust, reliability, and exemplary customer service.

Precision Installation: Our keen understanding of plumbing nuances ensures that when we install tankless water heaters, every component, including re-circulation pumps, functions seamlessly.

So, are you poised to experience the magic of endless hot water? The experts at Enviro Plumbing are here to guide you. Connect with us Monday to Friday, between 7 am and 6 pm at 310-450-8180. Choose warmth, choose efficiency, choose Enviro Plumbing.