Are Rinnai heaters efficient?

Are Rinnai heaters efficient?

Ultra Efficient Heating Solution The Rinnai Direct Vent Wall Furnace’s reputation lies in its ability to extract up to 83% AFUE efficiency through the use of a unique stainless steel heat exchanger, modulating gas valve and variable- speed blower.

How do you size a Rinnai wall furnace?

Multiply the square footage by the BTU per square foot to arrive at the total BTU rating you’ll need from your Rinnai heater. All Rinnai heaters are rated for a particular number of BTU, ranging from 8,000 up to 40,000 or more, giving you a lot of flexibility in the model you can buy.

Do Rinnai heaters use electricity?

Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters operate using natural gas or propane and have an electronic ignition. Does Rinnai manufacture electric tankless water heaters? We don’t make an electric model, because there are several potential drawbacks to electric tankless water heater units.

Why does my Rinnai gas heater turn off?

The main reasons that a gas water heater automatically shuts off are because the pilot light goes out, the pilot light can’t start, or there are problems with the gas supply. If your gas water heater keeps shutting off, the thermocouple could be dirty, bent or damaged.

How long does a Rinnai furnace last?

up to 20 years
The life expectancy (or useful lifespan) of a Rinnai tankless water heater is up to 20 years. Actual life is impacted by water quality, usage and proper maintenance. For comparison, a tankless water heater lasts about twice as long as a tank water heater, making them a better value in the long run.

How often should Rinnai gas heaters be serviced?

two years
Service Frequency Manufacturers typically recommend that gas heater maintenance and hot water service of their gas appliances be serviced every one or two years. For example, both Rinnai and Bosch generally recommend 2 year and hot water service intervals while Rheem and Paloma recommend annual servicing.

How often should you service a Rinnai gas heater?

every two years
The answer is regularly. Gas appliance retailers like Rinnai advise doing this at least every two years. It’s a good idea to do it at the end of summer to beat the autumn/winter rush. Use only an authorised gasfitter to carry out the work.

How much does a Rinnai gas heater cost?

Take for example the Rinnai ‘Cosy Glow’ unflued gas heater, which boasts an 11MJ maximum input. It costs close around $500 and is seen as a small gas heater, but is the equivalent of around a 3kW electric heater.

What temperature should I leave my heating on overnight?

A better idea: Turn the heat down, not off Here’s the secret: Set the temperature of your home at least eight degrees lower for the eight hours or so that you sleep at night. Every degree you lower the thermostat can net you an estimated 1% off your heating bill.