Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters
The hybrid heat pump water heater is a newer appliance that combines the elements of the traditional hot water heater and the tankless water heater. Orange Coast Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning offers installations and repairs for water heaters and water heating electrical appliances. Our water heating experts are experienced with the latest innovations including this newer hybrid technology.
If you are considering investing in a new water heating system, here are 5 reasons why the hybrid heat pump might be the right choice for you.
1. Increasing Water Heating Efficiency
The hybrid heat pump water heater consumes 60% less electricity than conventional water heaters.
How do these machines use less electricity? The pump extracts and compresses heat from the ambient air. The electric motor within only kicks in when the demand for hot water is very high. For instance when visiting guests are in the house, the demands for laundry washing and hot showers go up. The hybrid pump can match the challenge.
2. Lower Energy Bills
The increased efficiency of the hybrid water heater makes a significant dip to the cost on electric bills. It has been estimated that households using the hybrid heater can see dramatic difference in their annual saving of $350 to $700. Needless to say that during the course of a few years, the installation of these new water heaters would pay for themselves. When you purchase new energy efficient appliances, you should also be aware of any available tax credits. They will make a difference to initial price and your savings.
3. Efficient Heating
A misconception about hybrid heat pumps is that during the winter time they would increase the heating costs as they pull the heat out of the ambient air. Cooler temperatures do not increase the heating costs of these pumps. Typically, these pumps are operating from garages and basements and it is in these areas they get their air. No matter what surrounding temperatures are, the hybrid water heater still maintains hot water efficiently with low energy consumption.
4. Hot Water At A Lower Cost
These hybrid water heaters are able to handle the demands a large family or of the habitual hot water user. No matter what the amount of household consumption is, the resulting cost of hot water used is still lower than the traditional units.
5. Affordable And Low Maintenance
There are newer affordable hybrid water heaters going for less than $2000. Consider that the saving made from installing these units pays for itself in about 3 to 4 years, and also require very little maintenance. If you are pondering how you can take advantage of this newer technology, let Orange Coast Plumbing be your guide to getting more information and give you an estimate on getting a new water heater installed.