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Is It Time To Ditch That Electric Hot Water Heater?

Mar 11, 2014

Perhaps you have been noticing strange puddles that suddenly pop up around your hot water heating unit leading you to believe it needs to be replaced. Maybe you have heard a lot about the new solar options and want to learn more about the advantages they offer. Whatever your reasoning for considering getting rid of your electric hot water heater, you will be interested in reading about the benefits of going solar.

Energy Savings

Have you ever paused to consider how much energy is used to heat the water in your home? An electric option requires electricity to achieve this purpose, and if you have a large home or if you go through a lot of hot water, you may be using an incredible amount of energy each month. A solar option harnesses energy directly from the sun, thus reducing the amount of electricity and gas that your unit is using to produce hot water.

Cost Savings

Energy savings yield cost savings which is a major benefit when you are dealing with water heaters. Electric units can be quite costly and have to be regularly maintained as well to ensure optimal function. With the energy savings you experience when you go solar, you may notice a considerable change in your monthly utility bills, as well. Because your system is using less electricity and gas to heat the water, you will see a decline in the amount of money you are paying for these utilities.

Return on Investment

Anytime you invest in something for your home, chances are you anticipate or at least hope that it will last for a long time. Solar units will achieve this objective because they do last longer than their electric counterparts. With regular maintenance and timely repairs (if needed), you can maintain a properly working system for a very long time.

Now that you are familiar with the benefits of purchasing a solar water heating system, don’t you think it is about time that you ditched that electric hot water heater? If you would like more information regarding the benefits of installing a solar unit, you can always contact a certified professional at Donley Service Center. Call (602) 870-6840 now for details about the solar water heater options available at Donley.