Feehan Plumbing & Heating's water heater experts of Delaware County have been advising homeowners to replace their current water heaters on each inspection since the start of this year. Why? Because the DOE has passed new water heater efficiency standards for 2015 that make direct replacement of water heaters in Broomall and surrounding areas more difficult. Now it’s official: as of April 15, 2015, the water heater efficiency standards were officially raised on a manufacturing level nationwide.
So what does that mean for you?
How to Deal with the New Water Heater Regulations
Now that the April 15th deadline has passed, your current water heater is no longer in stock. Luckily, though. when you work with Feehan Plumbing & Heating, you still have options. Our plumbers are highly skilled, continually trained, and 100% certified to deliver premier water heater replacement to your Broomall, PA home. Plus, all of our pricing is upfront, so you’ll know for sure that the option you choose is right for your budget before the work begins!
Is your water heater leaking? Rusted? Past it’s warranty? Over 6 years old? It’s time to call in the experts.
Partner with Feehan Plumbing & Heating, and consider the following approaches to post-regulation water heater replacement:
- Make the Upgrade– What’s nice about simply making the upgrade is that, if you do, you won’t need to worry about this problem ever again. Even if we do need to move your water heater’s location in order to fit the high-efficiency model, the experts at Feehan Plumbing & Heating will do everything in our power to make sure your upgrade goes as smoothly as possible.
- Request Direct Replacement– Since the water heater efficiency standards are taking place at a manufacturer level, it might still be possible to find a direct replacement — but you’ll need to act fast! At Feehan Plumbing & Heating, we still have some older models in stock, and we may be able to help you without requiring an expensive upgrade for your home.
- Switch to Tankless Water Heating– There are a number of convenient alternatives to tank-type water heaters for Broomall homeowners to be aware of. For instance, tankless water heaters heat water on-demand in a series of coils rather than storing it — this makes for a significantly smaller unit and higher energy efficiency.
Whatever option you choose, be sure to get an upfront estimate from the water heater experts of Broomall, PA. Call Feehan Plumbing & Heating for water heater replacement information today!