I've got a time bomb on my hands. An electric hot water heater that is 30 years old and obviously in need of replacement. My thoughts have gone from installation of an on demand tankless (would have to be propane, as I am very rural), to hybrid heat pump tank style, to simply replacing my electric tank with another electric tank heater.
What has caused the waffling has been the lack of proof that an on demand tankless propane system would be any more efficient than a hybrid. The cause for pause on the hybrid model is the lack of track record that the hybrid will not give me headaches 2-3 years down the road. And that leaves me with the old stand by electric tank replacement.
Any thoughts on a tankless lp system?
How about durability of hybrid systems?
Electric Tank Mfr/Models that are supperior?
I've a family of 5 (3 tweenage daughters = many showers on the horizon) with 2 baths.
Let's hear it.