Yesterday's Tractor Co. New Parts for Old Tractors
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life

Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Tractor Talk Discussion Board

Re: Another water heater question.


[ Expand ] [ View Replies ] [ Add a Reply ] [ Return to Forum ]

Posted by MarkB_MI on January 20, 2014 at 03:09:50 from (75.198.124.11):

In Reply to: Another water heater question. posted by Steve@Advance on January 19, 2014 at 20:51:49:

Hmm. Since you've already decided to trash the old heater, what do you have to lose by changing out the element? You gotta drain it to move it, anyway.

A tankless heater saves money, in theory, because it doesn't need to keep 40 or 50 gallons of water hot all the time. But there are other ways to save cost with an electric heater. See if your power company offers interruptible water heater service; you pay a much cheaper rate in exchange for letting the utility cut your service for a few minutes out of the hour during peak demand. Or, if nobody is home during the day, consider putting the water heater on a timer.

You are wise to be concerned about your 200 amp service being adequate to handle a 27 kW water heater. Just the furnace and water heater alone will have you service nearly tapped out. You're likely to see lights dimming when the water heater kicks in, even if it doesn't trip your main. You could go with a slightly smaller unit; I see Rheem offers two 5 gpm units, one 27 kw and another rated at 18 kw/75 amps. The latter seems more reasonable, but I'd still be concerned. If it was my house, I'd stick with a conventional water heater.


Replies:




Add a Reply

Name:
E-Mail:
Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Optional Video Title:
Optional Video Embed:

Advanced Posting Options

Email Notification: If you check this box, email will be sent to you whenever someone replies to this message. Your email address must be entered above to receive notification. This notification will be cancelled automatically after 2 weeks.



 
Advanced Posting Tools
  Upload Photo  Select Gallery Photo  Attach Serial # List 
Return to Post 
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters