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Savings tips for your gas hot water heating system | Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing

Savings tips for your gas hot water heating system | Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing

Simple tips to save on operating costs for your gas hot water system in Geelong

  1. It’s sounds so obvious, but make sure you choose the right sized hot water system for your hot water needs.  There’s no point in choosing something with a smaller capacity than what you need, because you’ll either run out of hot water, or your system will have to work over-time and end up costing you more in the long run. Your plumber or gas fitter will be able to help you choose the right size system.
  2. Buy a gas hot water system with at least a 5 star rating if you can.  Every extra star will save you in operating costs.
  3. Have the system installed as close as possible to your hot water outlets.  You’ll waste less water waiting for the hot stuff to get to you.
  4. Gas hot water heater burners should be cleaned and tested to make sure that fuel is being burned efficiently, so just like your car, make sure you have your hot water system serviced periodically.  That way, you’ll know it’s operating at its peak.
  5. ….and as annoying as it sounds (especially on a Monday morning when you just want to linger for a little longer), keep your showering time to under 4 minutes and make further savings!

 

 

We can assist with all types of hot water heaters –  Rheem, Rinnai, Vulcan, Aquamax, Bosch & more.

This is an article from our Hot Water Systems Series

 

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