Tag Archives: water heater

Heat Pump Water Heaters 101

Heat pump water heaters are more energy efficient than conventional water heaters because they use electricity to move heat around a home instead of directly generating it. According to Energy.gov, these machines work like the opposite of a refrigerator. “While a refrigerator pulls heat from inside a box and dumps it into the surrounding room, … Read More >

How to Choose the Right Portable Heater

As temperatures begin to drop signaling the arrival of autumn and eventually winter, homeowners may be looking for ways to keep their homes toasty warm. There are available portable heaters than can warm up virtually any room in any house. Below is a simple hide on how to choose the right one for you: Look … Read More >

Nevada Smarter Greener Better Solar Water Heating Program

Southwest Gas’ Nevada Smarter Greener Better Solar Water Heating Program is a rebate granting initiative that seeks to provide incentives to Nevada customers who install solar water heating systems with a natural gas back-up. It seeks to promote the following benefits of solar water heating systems: Reduce the cost of heating water in half Generate … Read More >

NW Energy Sure Bet Rebate Program

Sure Bet is a business energy efficiency rebate program by NV Energy (Northern Nevada Gas). It offers cash incentives and technical assistance to help commercial customers save money. Commercial electric customers (and Reno-Sparks commercial gas customers) can get incentives for new construction, major renovations, and existing facility project improvements. It is open for commercial, industrial, … Read More >

Gas Water Heaters

Gas water heaters are essential tools for most homes. It stores hot water for space heating as well as domestic use. This type of heater either uses natural gas delivered through a piped gas network (also called reticulated gas) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Gas water heaters are less greenhouse-intensive than their conventional electric counterparts. … Read More >

Electric Water Heaters

Hot water is an essential part of any household. It is utilized for various purposes including cooking, cleaning, bathing, and space heating. As a commodity, homeowners should be careful with choosing the equipment that they will use to ensure that they will have a continuous supply of heated water. Today there are various types of … Read More >