These would be great sitting in a garage in Florida or if you were a small family of 2 maybe.
This is not a work horse...it is merely a small window air conditioner unit dumping it's heat into the tank below. And very high priced too.
The idea of "Saving Money" is a Great Marketing Tool.
To avoid costly mistake I'd look around and compare OUTPUTS
...but if the HEAT
isn't there to start with in the surrounding area it doesn't matter what the output is. This will be a giant drain on HEAT in the space...is there a source for the heat to be replenished?
Do some math to see how many BTUs will be draining in a day, in a week, in a month...it has to come from somewhere.
I didn't see how the GE stacked up to this one.
Here's the specs for an add-on to existing tank unit: Nyle "Geyser R"
[I have annotated some in red]
* 6,000 BTU/hr
* Default tank setting is 120°F (49° C) in accordance with Department of Energy Guidelines
* Adjustable from 90-140° F (32-60° C)
* 12.5 gal/hr recovery @ 120°F tank temperature and at 60°F water supply
ONLY 12.5 gal. RAISING 60* in an hour.
* 62.5 gallon first hour rating
**Depends on tank capacity...but it still take 5 hours of zero use to get that replaced again
* Heats water up to 140°F
* 115 Volt/60hz
* 5-10 Amp draw (suitable for any 110 volt household outlet)
* Dimensions: 16” (40.6 cm) width x 15” (38.1 cm) height x 20” (50.8 cm) depth
* Durable powder coated steel cabinet for years of trouble free service
* QPS/SGS Listed (UL-1995 / CSA C22.2 No. 236)
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