Plumbing Policies: Water Heaters Expected to Get Bigger

Come 2015, installing new water heaters might be a two-person job. Plus, learn what is being called a “job killer” for plumbers.
Plumbing Policies: Water Heaters Expected to Get Bigger
Installation jobs that used to require one person may require two people as the water heaters will be larger and heavier in 2015, especially for models over 55 gallons.

The new water heater efficiency standards become effective April 16, 2015. Issued in April of 2010, the new regulations require higher Energy Factor ratings for virtually all models manufactured in the United States, including gas, oil, electric and tabletop water heaters, along...

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