Joe's Tech Tips Archive
Hot Water Heating
Did you know? You don't use hot water 24 hours a day. In fact, most homes only use hot water for about one hour each day. So why are you paying to heat your water all day long? With a standard water tank, you're storing, heating, and reheating the same water all day long.
Even if no hot water is being drawn from the tank, the heater will operate periodically just to maintain the water temperature. This is known as "standby loss" - and this can account for up to 20...