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How a Water Heater Booster Can Increase Your Hot Water Output

March 19, 2021
water heater booster

Blog post by Mike Henry, Rheem® Plumber Support Technical Trainer and Master Plumber

There are some ways to get more hot water out of an existing water heater without upgrading its size. You can raise the temperature up from the factory setting of 120° to 140° and then add a mixing valve that mixes the overheated water with cold water to make that stored hot water go further. There are some downsides to that option though so I’d recommend a water heater booster in many cases for long-term cost savings and reliability.

How a Mixing Valve Can Get More Out of Your Water Heater

March 19, 2021
mixing valve

Blog post by Mike Henry, Rheem Plumber Support Technical Trainer and Master Plumber

If you have a standard electric or gas tank, there are a number of things we can do to increase the amount of deliverable hot water from the simple to the complex. One of the ways to do that would be to simply increase the set-point of the thermostat so that the water stored in the tank would be hotter and would therefore go farther.

Tax Credits Available on ENERGY STAR Water Heaters

March 2, 2021
someone doing their taxes

It’s that time of year, when we start gathering our financial documents to do our taxes. If you have an ENERGY STAR® water heater, or other home products, make sure to read this so you don’t miss out on extra money.

What Products Have Tax Credits

There are a variety of high-efficiency products around your home that may be eligible for up to $300 in federal tax credits.1 Get some money back in your pocket for those eco-friendly decisions you’ve made.