Are you a savings-savvy home owner and looking for a way to save on your electricity bill or perhaps wanting to go off-the grid? Consider a tankless water heater. Besides saving you money on your electricity bill, other great benefits of a it include taking up less space in your home, and of course, avoiding the dreadful floor full of water when your water heater with a tank decides to stop working properly.
However, even if you have decided… you’re ready to switch to a tankless water heater, finding the best one can be a challenge. For many consumers, knowing the difference between all the available models and knowing which is the best tankless water heater for you and your family requires a lot of research and can be a frustrating process. That’s why we have put together a buyer’s guide complete with a comparison chart and details of the 10 top tankless water heaters.
Best For Kitchen Usage : EcoSmart Mini 6 Gallon
The EcoSmart Mini 6 is another ideal option for providing heated water for kitchen-only use. Not a tankless water heater but a water heater with 6-gallon tank. Plenty of heated water for multiple kitchen tasks that require hot water without the hassle of complex installation that is necessary for some tankless water heaters.
Best For Outdoor Usage : Triton 10L
The Triton Portable Water Heater is more than just heater. It’s a portable shower because it comes with an adjustable shower head. This is a perfect tankless water heater for camping trips or anywhere else where showers are hard to come by.
Best Portable Water Heater : Eccotemp L10
The Eccotemp L10 is considered portable however, it is designed to be installed permanently in an outdoor area. At just over 13 inches high, installation is easy and it can be ideal for many situations including your RV, camper or cabin
Best For Office or Mobile Home : Stiebel Eltron SHC 4 Mini
For many people, especially larger families, Stiebel Eltron SHC 4 Mini remain a good idea for saving money on your electricity bill but they’re often not capable of supplying hot water to several showers and your kitchen appliances. This Stiebel Eltron Mini-Tank solves that problem by remaining affordable and compact enough to be efficient yet designed for kitchen-use only.
Best Electric Water Heater : EcoSmart ECO 36
The EcoSmart ECO 36 promises up to 50% savings on your water heating costs. Relying on fully electric components to heat your water eliminates the need for propane or natural gas making this tankless water heater easy to install and safe. The water heater features a sleek and modern design and will look great in any bathroom!
Most Lightweight Water Heater : Eccotemp L5 Portable
Have you ever needed warm water for reasons other than a shower? How about giving your dog a bath outside during the winter? The Eccotemp L5 is ideal for its lightweight design and portability which allow it to be easily moved from one place to another. Ideal for camping situations, at the beach, or off-the-grid living, the Eccotemp L5 is a great water heater that won’t disappoint.
Best Remote Controlled Water Heater : Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG
The Takagi Tankless Water heater provides 6.6 gallons of heated water per minute while using natural gas to heat your water. Fully capable of supplying heated water for two showers at the same time, or if warmer temperatures of water are preferred, a single shower at a time. Additionally, for people living at higher elevation, the settings can be adjusted to accommodate your specific living situation.
Full House Supply Water Heater : Stiebel Eltron Tempra 29 Plus
The Siebel Eltron Tempra 29 is state of the art using heavy duty parts designed to go the distance while providing uninterrupted heated water whenever you need it. Incredibly convenient interface and installation make this water heater a breeze to use. Additionally, it’s effective enough to supply your heated water to the entire house!
NG Water Heater With Best Ignition System : Bosch 520 PN NG Therm
The Bosch 520 is a money-saving and efficient tankless water heater which requires no electricity to warm your water. Using only natural gas to heat your water, the water heater is both safe and effective. Easy installation and problem-free design make this ideal for small families and households.
Best For Home or Cabin in Cold Environments : Takagi T-T-KJr2-OS-LP
If you read the previous review, you’re already aware of the quality you can get from Takagi. That quality extends to this outdoor Takagi T-T-KJr2-OS-LP as well, which uses propane to heat your water. This isn’t for use outdoors but instead, it can be installed outdoors and still warm the inside of your home.