Can I add a tankless water heater to existing system?

One can be added to an existing tank or installed along with a new water heater. Not sure if an electric tankless water heater booster is right for your home? Give Horizon Plumbing a call today to learn more about the advantage of this cost-saving device.

Can I add a hot water heater to my boiler?

Wilson Oil and Propane can install an indirect-fired water heater, which we connect to your boiler. This type of water-heating system provides a unique advantage for people with boilers. It’s a practical and economical way to heat your water—whether you have an oil, natural gas or propane hydronic heating system.

Can you put two tankless water heaters together?

It is possible to connect two tankless heaters to run parallel to each other, providing a larger amount of hot water on-demand. You could also get a larger tankless unit that can provide a higher flow rate.

How much does it cost to install an indirect water heater?

Indirect water heaters cost $800 to $1,500 on average. An extremely efficient choice, they consist of a tank that pulls heat from a nearby boiler or furnace, rather than relying on an independent heat source. The systems can be fired by gas, oil, propane, electric, solar energy or any combination of these.

Why does my tankless water heater not get hot?

Because tankless units only heat water as it’s needed, running too many hot water appliances at the same time could mean the unit just can’t keep up. On the other hand, your “no hot water” problem could be cause by a bigger issue such as: Plugged heat exchanger (due to hard water) A blocked vent/air intake.

What temp should a tankless water heater be set at?

You’ll want to shoot for 100-115 degrees Fahrenheit for your water to be heated. If your groundwater temperature is 60 degrees and you want your shower at 110 degrees, that’s going to be a 50-degree rise.

Is there such a thing as a tankless coil water heater?

An indirect water heater. Tankless coil and indirect water heaters use a home’s space heating system to heat water. They’re part of what’s called integrated or combination water and space heating systems. A tankless coil water heater provides hot water on demand without a tank.

Where are tankless coils on a steam boiler?

And tankless coils may mount on any of the boiler sides or even on its top, depending on the boiler’s design. On steam boilers a tankless coil may also be mounted but will always be below the boiler’s water level.

How much heat can a tankless boiler draw?

A 100,000 INPUT BTUh boiler is maybe capable of putting 80,000 BTUh into the water. The boiler’s total heating capacity at (80,000 BTUh) is less than half the tankless coil’s ability to draw heat out of the boiler (at 201,600 BTUs/Hr)

Which is more efficient an indirect or tankless water heater?

Indirect water heaters are a more efficient choice for most homes, even though they require a storage tank. An indirect water heater uses the main furnace or boiler to heat a fluid that’s circulated through a heat exchanger in the storage tank.