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Old 02-03-2018, 02:01 PM   #16
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Re: Tank or tankless hot water heater?


A normal tank water heater is like 60% efficient with 75% thermal efficiency, a tankless may be 90%, saving about 1/3.

Is it worth paying like 3 times as much for a tankless considering amount of energy used to heat water?

I don't think so!
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