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pro & cons of water heaters...propane or electric heating

Posted by beca (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 14, 12 at 10:37

It's time to replace our water heater. My question is what tank would be faster, easier and cheaper to use: propane or electric. We have a propane heater now. We use well water. Thanks for any information!!

beca


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RE: pro & cons of water heaters...propane or electric heating

Can't tell with the paucity of information. Need to know what kind of water heater and energy costs. Go to the US DOE web sites. They have work sheets to help you make the calculations. Here are some examples, but maybe not the best.

http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/26465.pdf

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=water_heat.pr_help_me

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/eep_waterheaters_calc.html#output


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