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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 water heater for your restaurant, hotel or apartment property, 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 how much hot water you need to run your business, there may be multiple commercial water heater tank sizes 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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Booster Heaters: Electric or Gas?

Last week on The Boiler Room, we talked about using booster heaters for hot HOT water warewasher sanitation vs. chemical sanitation without a booster heater.

Do you need a booster heater for your restaurant or other commercial establishment? You can read all about it here: To Boost or Not To Boost?

Now let’s talk electric booster heaters vs. gas booster heaters. I’m inclined to suggest you go with a gas booster heater for your restaurant, hotel, or other commercial enterprise. Here’s why…

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To Boost or Not to Boost?

If you want to go with the high-temp warewasher, a booster heater is for you.

In the business we like to avoid using the common (albeit misguided) term “hot water heater.” We prefer plain ol’ water heater. Why? Because “hot water heater” is redundant. Think about it: you don’t need to heat already hot water; you need to heat regular tap water. Get it?

But there’s one situation where “hot water heater” actually makes sense: when we’re talking booster heaters. Booster heaters “boost” already heated water (between 120°F and 140°F) all the way up to that 180°F your restaurant or other commercial application needs to sanitize without the use of chemicals.

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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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Correct Equipment Sizing – It’s No Guessing Game

When you’re in the market for a new commercial water heater, correct sizing is crucial to the success of your operation.

There’s a reason tanks come in a wide variety of sizes: it’s not a guessing game. Manufacturers design different types of equipment for specific applications and only an experienced, knowledgeable professional can accurately calculate your hot water needs to determine the correct piece of equipment for your situation. That’s why it’s important to hire an experienced and knowledgeable professional: you not only keep your customers, but you save a load of money across the board.

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