Who invented the hot water heater in 1917?

Answer In 1917, Ida R. Forbes invented the hot water heater. The patent for her invention was issued on Dec. 25 of the same year. The United States was experiencing a boom in industrial development at the... Read More »

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What year was the first water heater invented?

The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company Westinghouse produced the first water heater in 1889 based upon the designs of a Norwegian engineer named Edwin Ruud who obtained a patent for his work, a... Read More »

Who invented the electric water heater?

In 1889, Norwegian mechanical engineer Edwin Rudd traveled to the United States. While in the U.S., Rudd invented the electric hot water heater and founded the Rudd Manufacturing Company, which is ... Read More »

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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 »