Consumer Information for hot water heater

leaking-Hot-Water-Heater-replacmantThe following is a formula to calculate your energy and estimate of your hot water heater how much hot water your family uses base on “first hour rating usage”

Your House Has:
How many bathrooms? 1 to 1.5 2 to 2.5 3 to 3.5
How many bedrooms? 1 – 2 – 3 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 3 – 4 – 5
You need a First Hour Rating of:     43 – 60 – 60 60 – 70 – 72 – 90 72 – 82 – 90

The Department of Energy recommendation for hot water heater replacement and new water heater installation

http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/selecting-new-water-heater

Gas Water Heater

Electric water Heater

1. American Water Heaters

2. Bradford White Water Heaters

Rheem Electric Water Heaters

High- Efficiency

Heat Pump Hot Water Heater

Solar Water Heaters

http://rheem.com/products/water_heating/solar

Commercials Hot Water Heater 

http://americanwaterheater.com/products/commGas.aspx