Tankless water heating technologies in Habitat for Humanity homes

| by Marina Dippel
Tankless water heating technologies in Habitat for Humanity homes

There are many advantages of having a tankless water heater in a home. Besides the money savings, endless hot water and smaller impact on the environment, a tankless water heater is easy to maintain and it lasts over 20 years. 

Tankless water heating units are very small and can hang on the wall, thereby saving valuable floor space in a house. It is designed with replaceable parts and is built with such materials as copper, stainless steel, and aluminum so as to last a lifetime. 

Energy savings is only one segment of savings—with proper care this could be the only water heater one needs in a lifetime. Is almost entirely recyclable, so if you ever decide to replace it, it doesn’t have to go to the landfill. It will not develop a corrosive leak like a storage tank water heater, saving homeowners from expensive water damage in their homes. What’s more, it maintains its efficiency throughout the lifetime of the unit.

Energy Efficiency and Affordable Housing

Habitat for Humanity Anderson County, South Carolina, bought 23 lots in the River Trace neighborhood, with the intention to build 19-21 homes -- the first Habitat neighborhood in Anderson County. 

“Habitat is very careful when it comes to the energy efficiency of our homes. We want to ensure that families are able to manage ongoing energy bills in addition to all the other costs associated with home ownership”, commented Mike McCormick, vice president and technical plant manager of Bosch Rexroth division in Fountain Inn South Carolina and a volunteer advisor on Habitat’s Anderson County Board of Directors.

On the photo: Building Habitat For Humanity Homes, Anderson, South Carolina

 

Our Bosch Themotechnology team was proud to support this community project by donating Bosch Therm tankless gas fired condensing tankless water heaters. Tankless technology provides an efficient and environmentally-friendly solution to deliver hot water on-demand, only when needed by the residents. The water is heated instantly, and the energy that is consumed is only for the hot water that is being used.

 

On the photo: Bosch Energy Saving Tankless Water Heaters in Habitat for Humanity Homes, Anderson, South Carolina

Learn more about this project here


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