Tank Vs Tankless Water Heater (Electric)

Tank Vs Tankless Water Heater
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Marathon
MR105238

Type: 105 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 101 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1100
Energy

0.91

Factor
Utility Cost

$603

National Avg
Warranty

Life

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

6

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$10

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7400

Install+Utilities
State
EPX 80 DHPT

Type: 80 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 84 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1700
Energy

2.33

Factor
Utility Cost

$236

National Avg
Warranty

10

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

10

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$21

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$4400

Install+Utilities
A O Smith
PHPT-80

Type: 80 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 84 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1900
Energy

2.33

Factor
Utility Cost

$236

National Avg
Warranty

10

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

10

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$24

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$4600

Install+Utilities
Whirlpool
HPSE2K66HD045V

Type: 66 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 78 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1400
Energy

2.5

Factor
Utility Cost

$220

National Avg
Warranty

10

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

10

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$21

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$3900

Install+Utilities
State
EPX 60 DHPT

Type: 60 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 68 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1100
Energy

2.33

Factor
Utility Cost

$236

National Avg
Warranty

10

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

10

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$18

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$3800

Install+Utilities
Lochinvar
HPA050KD

Type: 50 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 67 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1000
Energy

2.75

Factor
Utility Cost

$200

National Avg
Warranty

10

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

10

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$20

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$3300

Install+Utilities
GE
BEH50DCEH

Type: 50 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric Heat Pump
Flow: 65 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $1000
Energy

2.4

Factor
Utility Cost

$229

National Avg
Warranty

6

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

6

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$20

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$3600

Install+Utilities
Sears Kenmore
32144

Type: 40 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 53 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $500
Energy

0.95

Factor
Utility Cost

$578

National Avg
Warranty

12

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

12

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$13

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$6600

Install+Utilities
Rheem
XE40M12EC55U0

Type: 40 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 56 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $500
Energy

0.95

Factor
Utility Cost

$578

National Avg
Warranty

12

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

12

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$13

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$6600

Install+Utilities
Sears Kenmore
32134

Type: 30 Gal Tank
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 44 GPH 1st Hr
Nominal Price: $400
Energy

0.95

Factor
Utility Cost

$578

National Avg
Warranty

12

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

12

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$13

Per Gal
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$6500

Install+Utilities
Stiebel Eltron
Tempra 12

Type: 4.5 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.1 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $500
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

7

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

3

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$111

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7000

Install+Utilities
Stiebel Eltron
Tempra 20

Type: 8 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.7 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $600
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

7

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

3

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$75

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7100

Install+Utilities
EEMax
EX380T2T

Type: 6 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 3.5 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $1000
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

1

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$167

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7500

Install+Utilities
Bosch
Tronic 5000 WH36

Type: 5.4 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 3.3 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $800
Energy

0.97

Factor
Utility Cost

$566

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

2

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$148

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7500

Install+Utilities
Stiebel Eltron
Tempra 12 Plus

Type: 4.5 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.1 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $600
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

7

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

3

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$133

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7100

Install+Utilities
EEMax
EX190T2

Type: 4 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.7 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $600
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

1

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$150

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7100

Install+Utilities
EEMax
EX280T2T

Type: 4 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 2.5 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $800
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

1

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$200

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7300

Install+Utilities
Bosch
Tronic 5000 WH27

Type: 3.5 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 2.4 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $700
Energy

0.97

Factor
Utility Cost

$566

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

2

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$200

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7400

Install+Utilities
EEMax
EX190TC

Type: 3 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.7 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $600
Energy

0.99

Factor
Utility Cost

$554

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

1

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$200

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7100

Install+Utilities
Bosch
Tronic 5000 WH17

Type: 2.3 GPM Tankless
Fuel: Electric
Flow: 1.6 GPM (77* Rise)
Nominal Price: $500
Energy

0.97

Factor
Utility Cost

$566

National Avg
Warranty

5

Yrs Tank/HE
Warranty

2

Yrs Parts
Unit Cost

$217

Per GPM
Vent

NA

Type
10 Yr Cost

$7200

Install+Utilities

About This Data: Operating and 10 year costs are based on US EIA national averages of Electricity ($0.0125/kWh), Natural Gas ($13.50/1000 ft3), and Propane ($3.00/gal). Your state may be higher or lower, so compare relative costs between water heaters. Listed water heater prices are nominal and may vary. Installation costs are assumed $300 (tanks) and $1,000 (tankless).

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