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There are a lot of tankless myths out there being spread by people unfamiliar with the technology. Luckily, plenty of PROs
know about these misconceptions and are here to tell the Tankless Truths.

Matt Risinger is a nationally recognized expert in building science and high-performance construction. He knows all about tankless myths and speaks the Tankless Truths.

Roger Wakefield is a Master Plumber with 40+ years of experience as an owner, speaker, and trainer. He helps anyone with plumbing, including speaking the truth about tankless.

The Myths About Tankless

Because we’re constantly innovating, even some pros may be unaware of our improvements that are redefining tankless performance and industry expectations. We’re out to change all the common misperceptions about tankless water heaters.

Tankless Myth 1
Myth #1

Tankless doesn’t work with cold inlet temperatures.

The Tankless Truth is, our water heaters will deliver 19 liters (5 gallons) per minute with 4°C (40°F) groundwater, equal to running three showers simultaneously.

Tankless Myth 3
Myth #2

Venting is too expensive on tankless water heaters.

The Tankless Truth is, we’ve made venting affordable.

Tankless Myth 4
Myth #3

Tankless is more expensive to maintain than tanks.

The Tankless Truth is, maintenance for our tankless water heaters is not more expensive than a tank. 

Tankless Myth 5
Myth #4

Tankless water heaters don’t respond quickly to high demand.

The Tankless Truth is, we offer tankless water heaters with built-in circulation pumps that deliver hot water to your fixtures quickly and efficiently. 

Tankless Myth 7
Myth #5

Tankless means upgrading your gas line.

The Tankless Truth is, in many cases, you don’t need to upgrade your gas supply line when going tankless.

Tankless Myth 8
Myth #6

Tankless is a new tech that is unproven.

The Tankless Truth is, our tankless water heaters see two decades (and more) of service while many tanks are getting replaced in eight to 12 years. 

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