How many watts does a hot water heater use?

Answer Electric water heaters are equipped with one 5,500 watt element or two 4,500 watt elements. The two 4,500 watt elements run one at a time and do not increase the watts to 9,000 total. Wiring these ... Read More »

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How many watts is the Honeywell energy-efficient radiator heater?

Honeywell offers a radiator heater that consumes energy at different levels. Designed to heat an entire room, their portable, oil-filled model (HZ 709) uses a maximum of 1500 watts on the "High" se... Read More »

Does a standard water heater or a tankless water heater cost more?

On One Hand: Tankless Heaters Are EfficientManufacturers of tankless water heaters tout the units' on-demand heated water as a source of savings for its owner. Traditional storage water heaters mus... Read More »

How many amps does an electric water heater draw?

The standard electric water heater will require 10 gauge wire attached to a 30 amp breaker and will draw 18.75 amps. Smaller units will require 12 gauge wire on 20 amp breaker switches and draw up ... Read More »

Who is resonsible for property damage if water heater pipe bursts in your bedroom closet but the water heater belongs to the apartment complex?