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Installing a Tankless Water Heater Circuit

Alex in New Jersey asks; How can I install a tankless water heater which requires an electric circuit? How to Wire a Tank Less Water Heater, Electrical Wiring and Circuit Requirements for a Tank less Water Heater.

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Guide to Installing Power for a Tank Less Water Heater
Electrical Question: I want to install a tankless water heater which requires an electric circuit.

Please help before purchase. Thank you.

This electrical question came from: Alex, a Handyman from Flemington New Jersey.

Additional Comments: Great help!

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Alex.

How to Wire a Tank Less Water Heater

Application: Installing a 240 Volt Circuit for a Tankless Water Heater.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, electric drill,  auger bits and extension cord as required for installing the circuit cable.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the method used for install the 240 volt circuit wiring.
Precaution: Working in electrical panels is not recommended for homeowners. Before making the circuit wiring connections identify the circuit in the panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before making the terminations.
Notice: Installing additional electric circuit wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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One Response to “Installing a Tankless Water Heater Circuit”
  1. jessesToons says:

    Thanks for sharing this article, its been a really fun read. I’m really excited about getting my first tankless water heater. I have heard really great things about them and now its my turn to get one! My friend says I wont regret having it and will really think its worth the money after I get it, I just have a hard time spending money on things like this. But I need to give it a try.