FAQ | Questions About Water Heaters

Additional Information About Water Heaters

Below, you'll find some of our most commonly received questions regarding water heaters. Comfortec Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd. in Red Deer is dedicated to helping you find the answers you need. If you don't see the answers on this page, please feel free to contact us directly.
 

What is the advantage of tankless hot water over traditional hot water heaters?

Tankless hot water systems take up less space and use less natural gas than conventional hot water heaters. They are also designed to provide hot water to multiple areas at one time.

What does “on demand” hot water mean?

Only the water you use is heated rather than reheating a full 40 or 50 gallon tank. Individual burners ignite as the water passes through the system.

Can tankless hot water systems be used in rural settings?

Tankless systems are ideal for rural settings because they are easily cleaned and maintained. A simple, inexpensive pump can be used to flush the system quickly and efficiently using a vinegar solution once or twice a year, depending on your water quality.

Is a boiler or tankless hot water system better?

We will discuss both options with you after evaluating your needs and facility. In some cases, one system is equally efficient as another.