Do tankless water heaters have a vacation mode?
(Most tankless water heaters have a vacation mode built in.) If you have a Navien tankless water heater, this can be done with just the press of a button. The water treatment systems we install also have a vacation mode that is activated at the push of a button.
What should I do with my water heater while on vacation?
If your water heater doesn’t have a vacation setting, simply manually adjust your temperature to resemble vacation mode by lowering the temperature to 50 degrees Fahrenheit, or the lowest setting your thermostat allows. You can also choose to turn off your water heater completely.
When should I turn off my tankless water heater?
You should turn off your water heater if the water is off only if your water is off for an extended period, such as a vacation, and you have a tank or hybrid type water heater. For short shutdowns, you can leave your water heater on until cold water starts flowing again.
Should I turn off the gas before the holidays?
You don’t have to turn off the gas when you go on vacation in most cases. In most cases, the reality is that it is not necessary to shut off your gas supply and it is perfectly safe to leave it on. You should feel comfortable leaving your home with the main gas supply turned on for weeks.
When to turn off a tankless water heater?
There are no known damages that come with shutting off the heat supply to your tankless water heater. It is best to turn off your water heater and main water supply when you go on vacation. It would be better if you could relax on your vacation.
Is it okay to turn off your water heater while on vacation?
No, unless you are going on vacation for a month or more, you should not turn off your water heater. Here’s why: You won’t see significant energy savings. You will create more problems by turning your water heater on/off repeatedly.
What to do when your water heater is not in use?
Instead of turning off your water heater, do this… If you’re going on vacation, turn down your water heater’s thermostat or put it in “vacation” mode. By turning the thermostat down or on “vacation” (an option on some newer models), you can reduce the amount of electricity/gas your model will use while you’re away.
When is the best time to turn off the water heater?
It is best to turn off your water heater and main water supply when you go on vacation. It would be better if you could relax on your vacation. This is the best time to relax your mind, body and soul, get enough rest and enjoy every moment before resuming your busy schedule.