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Water Heater Maintenance

Just like any home appliance, water heaters need a certain level of upkeep so that it can last for a long time and so that it can perform its tasks efficiently. The first thing to remember when attempting to clean a water heater at home is to turn of the power supply. For electric water … Read More >

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 >

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters are cost-effective means to get hot water only when needed. As opposed to storage water heaters, these reduce energy wastage and losses since they work by heating water directly without the need for a tank. A gas burner or an electronic heating element heats water that travels through a pipe into the … 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 >

How to Select a New Water Heater

Water heaters have become a staple in many homes over the years as it not only provides a continuous source of heated water but it also helps in keeping a house warm during cold months. However, since water heating is the is the second largest expense in most homes, people must be able to choose … 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 >

Replacing Your Water Heater

By far the most common plumbing appliance in your home is your water heater, and if you plan on living in your home until your mortgage is paid off, chances are you will have to buy a new one eventually. When that time comes you will want to replace your water heater with an affordable, … Read More >