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Why aren't electric resistance storage tank and electric tankless water heaters able to earn the ENERGY STAR? Follow

Both electric storage tank and tankless water heaters can not earn the ENERGY STAR because products on the market all perform near the limit of efficiency of electric resistance technology. Note, however, that there are several ways to save some energy using these products, including a tank wrap, insulating the hot water pipes near the water heater, and positioning electric tankless heaters near the fixtures that use hot water.



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