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Old 10-18-2017, 04:29 PM   #1
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Default Tankless water heater recommendations

I'm looking for a small tankless water heater for use in my yurt. Since I will be off-grid at least for the near future, it must be propane-powered with no AC power requirement.
This one looks like it might do, but it's meant for outdoor use. I'm guessing I would need to construct a vent for it. Does anyone know of any comparable heaters I should be considering?


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Old 10-18-2017, 07:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: Tankless water heater recommendations

Here is a great combo (or you can split them up):

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007EC667I...rldwidecreatio

The pump runs off of 12v. It is the setup I have at my camp for my shower and I have a second for my sink.

I use no vents.
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Old 10-25-2017, 10:21 AM   #3
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I agree with above.

Same set up I use too.

Great little system.

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Old 10-25-2017, 01:11 PM   #4
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Default Re: Tankless water heater recommendations

Since my water supply is a well, I have a 220v pump (powered by a generator) feeding a pressure tank, so I don't need the 12v pump. I will keep the pump in mind if I get set up for rainwater recovery. As long as the water heater can achieve at least a 60 degree temperature rise at about 1 gpm water flow, it should be fine for my purposes.

PS: I have seen two general types of propane space heaters: blue flame (convection heat) and orange (infrared). I gather that the convection heater heats the air, while the infrared heater heats nearby objects. Is that accurate?


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Old 11-04-2017, 06:23 PM   #5
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Correct as far as I know..
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Old 11-27-2017, 06:50 PM   #6
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Default Re: Tankless water heater recommendations

I have the eco temp mentioned above...though I have mainly used it outside. Now that it is cold I need running water inside. Do you use it inside? Do you store the propane outside? Can you give more details on how you have it rigged for your sink? Thanks!
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Old 11-27-2017, 08:08 PM   #7
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I have the propane inside and I run it inside. We are talking about 5 - 10 minutes a day when I am there. Keep in mind, this is just for my yurt CAMP. I do not live there full-time.
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