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Advice on commercial water heater selection, maintenance and safety issues for businesses that rely on a steady supply of hot water.

Commercial Water Heater Options

In the Know: High-Efficiency vs. Standard-Efficiency Water Heaters

The more you know, the more informed your choice – and that’s good for business!

In today’s economy, the term “high efficiency” is often a draw for business owners looking for long-term money savings with the latest and greatest equipment. Whether you own a restaurant, hotel, apartment building, or any application that requires a great deal of hot water, your decision to purchase high-efficiency or standard hot water equipment should be an informed choice.

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Correct Commercial Water Heater Sizing: It’s No Guessing Game

When you’re in the market for a new or replacement commercial water heater, correct sizing is crucial to the success of your business. With so many commercial water heater options out there, here’s what you need to know to get it right.

Depending on your commercial hot water usage requirements, there may be multiple water heater tank sizing options to meet your needs. With so many options available, how do you know what type and size water heater to choose? We can help point you in the right direction.

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The Importance of Make-Up Air

Airflow is just as important to a building as keeping the lights on and the water running. When it comes to water heaters, it’s an important safety issue as well.

Builders spend a lot of time and effort ensuring the elements don’t get in. More precisely, they do their best to route the elements where they want them to go: the rain goes down the rainspouts on the side of the building and the air goes out the exhaust fans of a ventilation system. While you might be entirely able to manage water, air is a much trickier element to control. Knowing how to control the air flow through a building keeps heating costs down, protects equipment from damage and keeps employees happy.

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Why Would Anyone Rent a Water Heater?

With so many great reasons to rent, why wouldn’t you make this choice?

When people ask “What do you do?” the short answer is simple – HOT water! More specifically, Reliable Water Services rents commercial water equipment – water heaters, boilers, softeners & more – to businesses that need it. The question that typically follows is “Why would anyone rent a water heater?”

To that we say, “Why would anyone not rent a water heater?”

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Your Water Heater Can EXPLODE! Mythbusters, Revisited

Mythbusters confirmed it. Everything you need to know about exploding water heaters!

Hot water is as simple as turning on a faucet—it’s a basic part of living as a human being in the developed world. It hasn’t always been that easy though. Before the modern standard of water heating units in every building and home, hot water was considered a luxury; it was not a necessity, nor a standard. Happily for us modern folk, hot water is readily available and no longer a luxury.

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Be Proactive to Prevent Commercial Plumbing Issues

Preventative plumbing maintenance is the first step to avoiding the worst problems.

Plumbing problems are a fact of life—they’re going to happen, no matter what. You have one of two options: wait for problems to manifest and try to deal with the unexpected expenses (and headache), or you can be proactive about your plumbing.

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Commercial Water Heater Systems – Know Your Options

Asking the right questions when looking at how to choose a water heater. With so many options, we can point you in the right direction.

When it comes to commercial water heaters, you have options, and it’s important to discuss those options with a trained water heater professional. We’ve talked about the importance of correct commercial water heater sizing, but did you know that there are often multiple water heater tank sizing options to meet your commercial hot water usage requirements?

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