Hot water systems have a huge effect on as much energy consumption is concerned. Hot water systems are responsible for around 25% of the total energy consumed by a nation and roughly 38% of the energy consumed in one household.
Additionally, water heating system accounts for around twenty-three percent of the emitted greenhouse gas from the home energy. With this trend of high energy prices, it is very crucial that you think of the best hot water system that you can plumb in your house.
In the following discussion, we are going to look at some of the most important factors to consider before choosing a hot water system for plumbing.
It is one of the most significant cost in as much as the overall cost is concerned. You need to consider the amount of money that you will use in buying and installing your gas hot water system. Importantly, you should focus on this cost since it is one that attracts you to the system itself.
Before installing your hot water system, you need to do a comparison of the unit types, the length of each of the unit type bar and importantly the relation with the cost incurred. Other things considered include Continuous flow, electric boosted solar, electric storage and heat pump.
Running and environmental costs.
Running cost is the ultimate energy of your hot water system that frequently impacts on you final bill for a year. On the other hand, environmental cost is the CO2 emission impact that is incurred while your system is working. Different hot water systems have different emissions rates for CO2. Moreover, a hot water system can account for around 25% of the CO2 that is emitted within a household.
Therefore, you should consider getting a system that best suits your preferences.
The other important factors that you should consider include:
- Place of installation of your hot water system (inside, outside or on the roof)
- The best size for your system
- The type of system (electric, gas or instant)