Water Heating

Water Heating: Energy-efficient Strategies for Supplying Hot Water in the Home

Water Heating - Energy-Efficient Strategies for Supplying Hot Water in the Home fact sheet describes energy-efficient strategies for supplying hot water in homes. It includes methods for reducing water heating energy costs, including selecting the appropriate fuel and water heater type, using efficient system design and reducing hot water consumption. The fact sheet provides a description of types of water heaters, including storage water heaters, combination space and water heating systems, demand water heaters (also known as instantaneous or tankless water heaters) and tankless coil water heaters. It also features a comparison of storage water heater types and tips for improving safety and installing and maintaining water heating systems.