As new technologies continue to hit the market, the heat pump water heater is gaining traction – and for good reasons. If you’re considering buying a new electric hot water heater then we suggest you read on to learn more. Then reach out to Econo West Heating Air & Plumbing by calling (661) 947-2653 and let us help you find the right solutions for your home.
Tired of paying high energy bills?
Many people have no idea that their electric hot water heater is the appliance in their home that eats up more energy usage than any other. If you have a high energy bill, and your water heater is older, then it’s worth seriously looking into upgrading to new options. It may require an investment upfront, but you’ll save every month for the remainder of the years you own your home.
Hybrid water heaters are the wave of the future
In this day and age, though electric hot water heaters are still being sold, we’re seeing a lot more of what are known as hybrid water heaters. Also known as heat pump water heaters, there are many reasons that they’re a great choice.
You’ve likely heard of tankless water heaters, which can be a good choice but require a serious retrofit with most electrical systems. It can result in completely rewiring your entire home. Though the units themselves are typically fairly affordable, the cost of having them installed can easily double or triple the long-term cost.
The hybrid water heater is essentially the best combination of tankless water heaters and more traditional water heaters. As an added bonus, you can even stand up to being out of power for a while and still getting hot water.
The results you can expect with a hybrid hot water heater
Get this: If you work with a plumbing company to replace your hot water heater with a hybrid option, you could save as much as 30% on your energy bills. You’ll save the most in summer because these pumps work by forcing air from the bottom to heat the water, and they pull air from the room they’re in to heat it.
This also means that, unlike most hot water heaters, the units themselves aren’t hot. That makes them a good choice for rooms in which you’d otherwise worry about them hurting a person or pet. They also aren’t a great choice for climates that are cold many months out of the year. Ideally, they’re used in warmer climates but in general, they work in parts of the U.S. where temps stay between 40 and 90 degrees most of the time.
Is this the best option for your home?
Is it time to invest in a new hot water heater that will save you money and work better? If so, then it’s time to contact Econo West Heating Air & Plumbing. We can help with a long list of plumbing, heating, and cooling needs. Call us at (661) 947-2653 to learn more about our services.