Hot, Hot H20

February 9th, 2015

As the cold of winter takes hold, staying warm is high on everyone’s list of “things to do today.”

For most people, that starts with the luxurious feeling of a hot shower. As the steam swirls around you, you might give some thought (and thanks) to your hot water heater, the marvelous and often under-appreciated big steel can in your basement. Although heating water in a can may seem like a simple process, the way a hot water heater works is actually quite ingenious.

Check out this article from “How Stuff Works,” and learn how H2O is heated and delivered to your faucet. You’ll be singing your heater’s praises next time you’re belting out Pavarotti in the shower!

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