By checking on whether one needs to replace the water heater or just maintain are some of the reasons before installing it. The water pressure and expansion tank are also checked. Reducing of stress to plumbing lines and extension of life of appliances and fixtures is achieved by reducing pressure in which water pressure is checked using pressure gauges. Aside from pressure checking monitoring of pressure should be done by inline pressure gauge. The expansion tank to be used is the first consideration. Removal of excess pressure in the lines of a closed system is done by a thermal expansion tank. The expansion tank should be installed to the cold water supply line near or above the water heater.
A heating system is the mechanism for temperature maintenance at acceptable levels. Heating is the conversion of energy to heat through the process of raising temperature of an enclosed space. Various levels of temperature maintenance is done by a mechanism known as heating system. Furnaces, heat pumps and boilers are types of heating systems. Pumps that are used for heat are basically two way conditioners that work by moving heat from the indoors to the outdoors.
The heat pumps are made of two air conditioners which works in a counter current manner. They cool the inside while warming the outside. Most heat pumps use forced warm air delivery system to generate hot air in the house while expelling cold air outside. Most households have forced warm air systems that are of two types. Ground source and air source heat pumps are the types of forced warm air systems.
Air source heat pumps use the outside air as the heat source when it gets to winter while in summer they let the heat sink in. Installing an air source is easy and the pricing is quite cheap. Aside from being inexpensive they are also more common than ground source heat pumps. Heat from underground is the source of heat of ground source heat pumps. Ground sources are considered to be efficient and the there is no temperature fluctuation year in and year out.
Installation of the water heater is divided into two parts which is removal of the old water heater and installation of the new water heater. In removing the old water heater the following process are done; turning off the electricity at the circuit breaker, turning on the faucet on hot and let it run till the water is cool, opening of the drain valve and emptying the water heater into buckets or down the drain and finally removing the discharge pipe from temperature and pressure relief valve with disconnection of water supply lines. Installation of the new water heater is followed through with some steps.