Arriving home sweaty and stinky after your workout, you head straight to the shower, knowing you'll have plenty of hot water, regardless of how many family members preceded you. Aren't you glad you took our quiz to learn all there is to know about choosing a water heater?
Question 1 of 20
Which of the following water heating sources is the most efficient?
Question 2 of 20
On average, how long will a conventional water heater with a storage tank last?
Question 3 of 20
What is one of the advantages of an electric water heater over units that burn fuel?
Question 4 of 20
Which of the following water heating sources is the least efficient?
Question 5 of 20
What should you be sure you have plenty of before considering buying a solar water heater?
Question 6 of 20
What do natural gas water heaters need in addition to a gas supply?
Question 7 of 20
What is a disadvantage of a heat pump water heater?
Question 8 of 20
About how much water is used during a shower?
Question 9 of 20
What size capacity water heater would a four-person household likely require?
Question 10 of 20
What triggers a tankless water heater to begin heating water?
Question 11 of 20
What is one advantage of tankless water heaters?
Question 12 of 20
Approximately how much can you save on your water heating bill with a tankless water heater?
Question 13 of 20
What is one disadvantage of a whole-house tankless water heater?
Question 14 of 20
On average, how long do tankless water heaters last?
Question 15 of 20
In the U.S., what is the best way to check the efficiency of any appliance?
Question 16 of 20
How do you determine the efficiency of a water heater from its Energy Star label?
Question 17 of 20
Rather than going from store to store to compare labels, where could you find a chart of energy factor (EF) ratings for various appliances?
Question 18 of 20
How is recovery rate displayed on the Energy Star sticker?
Question 19 of 20
What are two important factors for sizing storage tank heaters?
Question 20 of 20