Heating up water for a bath has come a long way since people placed a pot on the fire and poured the hot water into a basin. At Gladiator Plumbing and Repipe, we’re always completing more training and doing our research to stay on top of water heater technology and the standards put forth by the U.S. Department of Energy. That way, we can provide our San Jose customers with the best installation and service possible.

Federal regulations put forth by the Department of Energy are always aimed at improving efficiency and increasing safety in the households of America. For the ordinary homeowner, this means that any new water heater that you buy – regardless of it being electric, gas, or tankless – will have to meet these standards. With larger water heaters, the proper venting and condensation protocols will have to be in place in order for them to be up to code. Gladiator always checks the new standards before we begin any work, saving everyone from headaches and replacements down the road. We’re constantly training our technicians on the proper installation methods, so nothing is connected wrong and there’s no risk of danger once we’re done.

Water heater sizes and energy factors can change with the release of any new standards, and we guarantee that we will adhere to every single one of them when we’re working in your San Jose home. If you have questions about a specific model, or want to know what the best choice would be for your home, call us today at 408-649-7290.