Ken Zweigel

February 1, 2016
Navien Premium Condensing Tankless Gas Water Heater (NPE-A)

What’s Coming for Water Heater Technology in 2016

Like it or not, technology reigns supreme in 2016. The rate at which technological innovations are entering society is faster than a reusable rocket. Water heater technology advances are not quite that quick, but new hot water system innovations are rapidly changing that marketplace, too. Let’s take a look at the spectrum of available water heater technology in 2016, so you are well-informed about this important aspect of everyday life in the modern world. Water Heater Types and Energy Sources According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the basic types of water heaters are: Conventional storage water heaters offer a […]
January 12, 2016
Water Heater - Indy Tankless Water Heaters

Is My Water Heater Up To Code?

If you want to know if your house is “up to code,” you’re probably in the process of selling it. Before you can close the sale, you need to pass inspection regarding the electrical system, flood prevention, wind and snow loads, as well as the building’s energy-conserving insulation. Fortunately, you don’t need to ask “Is my water heater up to code?” However, when you eventually need to replace your water heater, which you will sooner or later, you’ll need to ask that question. Why? Because the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has new technical specifications regarding the energy efficiency of […]
December 22, 2015

Water Heater Troubleshooting (Gas Unit)

Is your your water heating system not producing enough hot water? Is the temperature of your hot water just warm instead of steamy hot? Does it take too long to replenish your hot water supply after you’ve showered or done a load of laundry? Or perhaps your water heater is too noisy or you see flames pop out of the access opening when the burner turns on? If you answered “Yes” to any of these question, it’s time to perform some water heater troubleshooting to determine the problem. We recently wrote about water heater repair in Indianapolis, in which we briefly described the different types of water […]
December 3, 2015
Leaking Hot Water Heater Can Be Bad News

Why A Leaking Hot Water Heater Can Be Bad News

If you landed here because you have a leaking hot water heater, the news may be bad, so brace yourself. If you’re lucky, you can repair the leak—if it stems from the water heater’s pipe fittings, pressure relief valve, or drain valve. For electric systems, the heating element gasket can also be repaired. Leaking Hot Water Heater Tank Cannot Be Repaired If the leak is coming from the hot water storage tank, it’s not your lucky day. You cannot repair a leaking hot water heater tank. It must be replaced. If you’re skeptical about that diagnosis, here are a half-dozen other […]