Increased install cost of Smith Vertex 100 vs nml tank htr

drtechnoJuly 16, 2010

Is there a difference in the cost to install the AO Smith Vertex 100 vs a standard gas water heater?

Just getting 'preemptive' information before I bid it out.

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No way to answer, too many installation factors and variables involved to offer assistance.

    Bookmark   July 17, 2010 at 11:55AM
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Should be relatively easy?

New construction, walls are all open, both can be simply vented through the basement wall.

Is there anything more complicated about installing a condensing water heater than installing a standard water heater? I hear the only different thing is the addition of a drain pipe.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2010 at 12:54PM
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