Gas, Electric, or Hot water on demand? ($ hot water heater $)? more....?
I got a gas hot water heater and I recently heard that Columbia Gas of Ohio is seeking to get a 'across the board' flat rate increase on distributing charges. I didn`t think this was at all fair since I am single and use very little hot water in the summer months. It looks like more corporate welfare. Im considering closing the gas account off in the summer months and/or using a electric or hot water on demand system....Any suggestions on which is more cost effective?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
tankless heater and vote democrat so you will be protected from corperate thieves
- mcmdcakLv 41 decade ago
Even with the price increase, Gas is still cheaper to heat the water than electric.
The gas Co will charge you " account reactivation fees" that more than likely will equal or exceed the flat fee you would have paid.
Switching over to electric will cost ~$1000+ for a standard heater - need a plumber & Electrician (to run an expensive 240v circuit, that your box may not have space for!). Add at least $500 more for an On Demand.
It bites, but so does $3.25/gal gas.
- haperLv 44 years ago
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- tan0301Lv 51 decade ago
I have an electric water heater and I am going to replace it with the hot water on demand system... everything I read says that they are more energy efficient.