Water Heaters – New vs. Old

As you may have heard, new regulations went into effect earlier this year that required design changes in residential water heaters.  The new style is more efficient, but has a significantly larger diameter.  Here’s a “Pre-2015” model on the left along with a “Current” model on the right.

If you think your water heater might be due for replacement, take a look at the space that’s available where it’s installed.  Plan ahead so that if and when your water heater does fail, you’re not caught by surprise with a space that won’t accommodate the new style heaters.

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