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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatonicSolid View Post
    That DOE pdf sounds generally positive for those living in warmer environments. They cite a study conducted by one of our local utility companies (Northeast Utilities)(to be completed in 2004). Unfortunately 5 years after the studies presumed conclusion there's no sign of its results on their website (Gee, I wonder how much I paid for this study?).

    After doing some more web-searching, it seems most of the info out there is rather dated - from around the 2002 area.

    Thanks for your research. Looks like I'll be buying another plain-jane wallet sucking classic electric water heater.
    The NU units are now dying orphans...
    I guess the results didn't pan out as expected for NU.
    Just the reason why I said save your money...

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    Talking the higher energy rated heaters....

    while still on the subject, I thought you might want to know that the new Rheem .62 rated pro water heater that meets the government rateings for the rebates saves a total per year over the cheaper unit of.........................

    drum roll.........................

    wait for it.....................

    wait for it.........................

    about 20 bucks a year!!!!!!!!!! .................



    now do you think it is worth all the hoopla and trouble to go through
    to get that big rebate?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by master plumber mark View Post
    ... I thought you might want to know that the new Rheem .62 rated pro water heater that meets the government rateings for the rebates saves a total per year over the cheaper unit of.........................about 20 bucks a year!

    now do you think it is worth all the hoopla and trouble to go through to get that big rebate?
    LOL, OK I'm sold. Or should I say unsold.
    I'll have to travel over to the furnace forum and see what Oil furnace/Central Air unit I should get to take advantage of the "Big Rebate".

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