Web Highlight: Efficiency Maine’s Compare Water Heating Tool
Looking to replace your water heater? Our website has tools and information to help you decide the best water heating solution for you. The Compare Water Heating Costs Tool provides an easy way to estimate the costs of heating water for a typical family.
The tool also allows you to provide personalized settings to match your situation. Selecting the right water heater can save nearly $3,000 over the life of the system at current energy prices.
In addition to operating costs, consider the following features when choosing a replacement water heating system:
- Initial cost, including purchase and installation
- Warranty, which can be an indicator of product life
- Capacity and usage patterns, to ensure adequate hot water
- Appropriate space characteristics, for example, heat pump water heaters require air circulation and drainage
More information on comparing water heating systems is available here. $750 rebates are available for qualifying heat pump water heaters.