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They did not make this clear in the advertising material, but this is an extremely ambitious installation. Very few houses have enough power to run a heater this large. It cost $500 but you'll spend that much installing it, as well as that much a year running it. It will cost about $2.00 an hour to run in most places. The good news is, the heavy wiring and ...


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I am more than a little concerned about this. A 15,000 W heater @ 240V = 62.5 A continuous. Which means it actually needs 78.125 A rating ==> 80 A breaker. That is a lot of power. But more important than it needing that much power, they should be telling you to use an 80A breaker. The fact that they are not doing so is a huge red flag. In addition, this ...


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I think you're looking at it a bit wrong. It doesn't matter if it burns more or less gas, or stays hotter longer or circulates less. That's not how you reduce your heating costs. You want it to transfer heat as efficiently as possible from the burner to the room you're trying to heat. That means heating the water, having the water hold onto as much heat as ...


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Breaker must be the right size for the wire or smaller. Breaker must be the right size for the receptacle - normally a one-to-one correspondence, but there are a couple of specific exceptions. Breaker must be the right size as specified by the connected equipment. In your case, this means you need to do one of the following: Replace the breaker with a 20A ...


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Take the word from manufacture: "Combi boilers are designed to accomplish both space and water heating with a single appliance. Like a tankless water heater, a combi boiler provides hot water on demand. It can also seamlessly switch between water heating and space heating to provide the best possible experience." While the single appliance (water ...


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I'm not sure I'd be "paranoid" about the situation, but a little bit of logical thinking would lead one to believe that a clogged system won't heat as well as a clean one and that would, therefore, lead to higher heating bills. If the pipes are, in fact, clogged with mineral build up, then that means they have, effectively, a smaller inside ...


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