If my water heater has heat loops (piping "u" to stop heat loss) on the supply and output lines, and I then insulate these lines, will the insulation cause the heat loops to not work?
Insulation is added protection.
My answers are based mostly on the ICC codes. Advice given is my personal opinion and every person performing work should acquire a permit from his/her jurisdiction and get the work inspected. My opinions are not directions to follow for DIYs or professionals