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Old 06-24-2010, 03:12 PM   #11
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Since no one else has mentioned it, i will. If you want hot water while traveling, run the heater before you leave out, then shut it off for travel. The water should be warm 4 or 5 hours later, as the newer heaters have decent insulation. just because you turn off the heater, doesn't mean the water is instantly cold. You should still have access to 5 gallons hours later. I agree with most, would never run water heater while traveling. Our water heater will heat 6 gallons before I can get the trailer level anyway.

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Old 06-24-2010, 09:43 PM   #12
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I am not sure why you would want to run the furnace or water heater. In my annual test of my water heater, the water was warming up within 10 minutes. The furnace was putting out warm air in about five so there is no need to run either while traveling.


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Old 07-01-2010, 11:43 PM   #13
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Is it possible to just install a point of use water heater? For example: Electric Tankless Water Heaters, Point of Use and Instantaneous Electric Hot Water Heaters


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