Hybrid Water Heaters

If the time has come to replace that old water heater with something new and more efficient, you might want to take a look at the GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater from GE. This relatively new entrant into the water heater industry boasts some impressive efficiency and performance statistics, and can bridge the gap between cost and environmental friendliness.

Picking out a water heater is a big decision, though, and there are a lot of factors you’ll have to take into account. Boulden Brothers can offer professional advice to customers seeking new water heaters in the greater Wilmington and Dover, DE area. We’ll help you evaluate your options and come up with the best product to suit your needs. And once you’ve decided on a product, we can install, repair and maintain that unit for you as well.

How Hybrid Water Heaters Work

When GE developed their GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater, the goal was to create a device that was more energy efficient than any other water heater on the market. The end result is a resounding success, offering the best energy efficiency of any 50 gallon electric water heater currently offered.

Instead of using heating elements and a direct heating source like gas or oil, a hybrid water heater has a built-in heat pump. The heat pump’s compressor and evaporator to draw in the heat from the surrounding environment in your utility room. With dual variable fan speeds, the heat pump can generate enough energy to heat your water with up to 60% less cost to the user per year.

Advantages of the Hybrid Design

In addition to using far less energy and drawing heat directly from the ambient energy inside your home, a hybrid water heater from GE has multiple modes and a digital interface to make changing temperatures and adjusting the operating mode much simpler. With eHeat mode, the water heater only uses the heat pump. When in high demand mode, you can tap into the direct heating elements for a greater supply of hot water, as you might need when having guests .

You can also lower the standing temperature of your hybrid water heater to save money and turn it to vacation mode when you are not home. The control given to you over the basic operation of the hybrid water heater makes it incredibly easy to ensure you have reliable hot water throughout the year.

Hybrid Water Heater Installation, Maintenance and Repair

Installing a GE hybrid water heater is definitely a job for a professional. Because you rely on your water heater for so much, you need to be sure it’s set up right from the beginning and that it will work properly whenever you need it to. And because this type of hybrid technology is relatively new, you want to hire someone who has worked with these types of units before.

Boulden offers water heating installation expertise for all customers in the Wilmington and Dover, DE area. We are committed to keeping up with the latest hybrid water heater technology, and we’ll install, maintain and repair yours for the life of the unit. We’re always glad to answer any questions you might have about the energy saving products and services we offer, so call today and set up an appointment.