Re: Timer for hot water heater?????
Posted by hj on January 10, 2002 at 07:52:19:
In response to Re: Timer for hot water heater?????
essentially you only heat the water you use. If you have a special rate for after hours usage then a timer can help, but if you use more water during the day than the tank holds eventually you will only have cold water until about an hour after then timer turns the heater on.

: i live in southern,CA.,,,electric cost r way high,,i just bought a house that has electric everything,,i was considering for starters putting a timer on the hot water heater,will this cut my costs,or is it a waste and should i consider converting the place to propane??,,,,,,thanks much,,,,jim

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