Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-02-2015, 08:20 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 171
On Demand Hot Water Heater to save water

While waiting for hot water to reach the faucet, I seem to waste a lot of precious water when I'm boondocking. Has anyone installed an undersink, propane, on demand hot water heater?

Or some other way to return this unused water to the water tank?
__________________

__________________
Rbertalotto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2015, 08:48 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Bluepill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Pensacola, FL
Posts: 935
Ideas:

Keep a container (Tupperware type is good) near the faucet to catch the cool water, then use it for hand washing, toilet flushing, etc.

At least one guy installed a two-way valve to re-direct the water back to the fresh tank.
__________________

__________________
2015 T12RBST Flagstaff Hardside
2008 Itasca Meridian 37H
Bluepill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2015, 01:06 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Winterport, Maine
Posts: 21
I have the Girard tankless water heater, I find if you run the hot water for about 3 - 5 seconds then turn it off. Let the water heater cycle. Open the faucet again and you should have hot water in a few seconds.
__________________
GaryE is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
heater, hot water, water, water heater

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:20 AM.