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Heat Pump Water Heater Services in St. Louis and Surrounding Areas
Water heaters consume a great deal of energy, and we’re obligated to pay the cost simply because of the absolute necessity of hot water to daily life. You need a reliable hot water heater to bathe properly, as well as cleaning your clothes, preparing food and performing other vital daily functions.
But just because you need to pay for that doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. Heat pump water heaters, installed in the St. Louis, MO area by the trained pros at Performance Plumbing, can cut down on the costs of hot water use: putting money back in your pocket while still providing the reliable hot water you need. Our team can go over your options with you, as well as performing installation, maintenance, repair and replacement services. Call us today to discuss your options.
How Do They Work?
Heat pump water heaters are also call hybrid water heaters, because they often work in conjunction with small gas or electric water heaters. They pull heat from the air around your home, then use it to warm the water in the tank. Because the heat from the air is an infinitely renewable resource, it costs much less to generate than heat from a gas or electric source.
Heat pumps can’t provide enough hot water heater to meet the needs of most St. Louis and surrounding areas homes, which is why they work as part of a hybrid gas water heater or hybrid electric water heater in most cases. Even so, the savings can be considerable, and when you factor in the amount of hot water your household needs to run on a daily basis, you can see the benefit.
Every Home Is Different
Hybrid water heaters come in different models and styles, which can be a huge boon in determining the one that works best for you. Hybrid electric water heaters tend to work best in vacation homes in the St. Louis, MO area, or homes that don’t have access to municipal gas lines. Hybrid gas water heaters tend to cost less (natural gas is cheaper than electricity), and work better in homes that have access to natural gas.
Your home has unique needs regardless, and if a heat pump water heater sounds like a good idea, then you’ll need to find one that matches the specifics of your household. Our staff has the knowledge and training you need to make an informed decision as to which system works best for you, as well as the ability to install it in your home and keep it running!
Heat pump water heaters offer many benefits, but they’re not something that just any plumber knows about, and without the proper experience and skill on your side, the system won’t work quite as efficiently as it should.
The good news is that our team is ready to go with the skills and experience you need to make the most from your hybrid water heater. That includes not only installation, but repairs and maintenance as well. We’ve got you covered regardless, so call on us today!