Rodman’s Heating & Air Conditioning installs and services both conventional hot water tanks and tankless gas water heaters in Durham Region, Ajax and surrounding areas. Both types are available as rentals (billed on your gas bill) or for purchase. If you intend to stay in your house long-term, purchasing is often the more economical route. With Rodman’s Heating & Air Conditioning, you receive efficient local service and all work is done by our employees, not sub-contractors.
Conventional Water Heaters
Conventional tanks come in a few different sizes. Typically, a 40 (151 litres) gallon is recommended for a 1-3 person household and a 50 gallon (189 litres) for 4+ people. In some instances, a 60 gallon may be necessary for larger households.
There are two types of venting for gas water heaters, natural draft and power vented. A natural (direct) draft system uses outside air for combustion. A power vented system uses the internal air for combustion.
On average the life span of a conventional water heater is 10 years. These units do not require maintenance.
Tankless Water Heaters
Tankless water heaters are increasing in popularity due to their energy savings, small space requirements and the benefit of having an endless supply of hot water. Features include:
*When maintained as per manufacturer’s recommendations.
Hot water heaters are essential basic home comfort commodities. If you are planning to buy one, stop and consider the following aspects:
To purchase your water heater, it is crucial to understand the difference between a traditional water heater and a tankless one.
Select your water heater based on the hot water requirement of your household. For instance, if you require more hot water you may need to purchase a larger tank.
Take into consideration the dimensions of your unit to ensure the installation meets your unit’s ventilation needs.
It is recommended to call our professionals to install your water heater as this work requires skill and technical knowledge.
The “Green Advantage"
Our tankless water heaters provide you with endless hot water and up to 40 percent energy savings.
“Green Advantages” include lower greenhouse gas emissions and Energy Star qualification.