Does putting a timer on hot water heater?
Then, how many hours a day does a hot water heater run?
Secondly, can you put a timer on a tankless water heater? Water heater timers are tiny devices (electronic) that are inserted into a water heater. You can install it onto a tankless gas water heater or an electric tankless water heater. As the name implies, this device has timer setting that allows it to turn the hot water on or off automatically.
Similarly, how does a hot water timer work?
With a hot water timer, installers set the timer up to come on for a set amount of hours during the period when they expect solar production to be at it's highest, and when they expect the homeowner will be sending the most power back to the grid.
Is it cheaper to put hot water on a timer?
No, it's almost always cheaper to have your hot water on when you need it, as a full tank of hot water will always lose heat and need topping up by the boiler. Normally it takes around 30-45 minutes to heat a tank of hot water.