iHeat Tankless Water Heater Reviews (2019)

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iHeat Tankless Water Heater Reviews

iHeat Tankless Water Heater Reviews

Manufactured by Drakken industries, iHeat is an up and coming tankless water heater brand. Over the years, Drakken has distinguished its brands by producing long-lasting water heaters that are friendly to the environment and run efficienctly.

This iHeat tankless water heater review will go through the top models that we identified based on customer feedback and breakdown the advantages and disadvantages of each model.

But before we analyse the top models, you maybe wondering what the advantages and disadvantages of iHeat are.

Advantages of iHeat Tankless Water Heater

Based on customer feedback and market analysis, we were able to gather the following benefits of iHeat water heater commonly mentionedL

  1. They are compact and take up minimal space. They can be installed in the closet or under the sink.
  2. Competitively priced
  3. iHeat tankless water enjoys high-quality materials (stainless steel) in the vital parts (heat exchanger).
  4. The efficiency of iheat water heater is high. Heat loss is reduced since the unit does not store water.
  5. iHeat tankless heater last long compared to other types of the water heater. Besides, it comes with a long warranty period, making them worthy of purchase.

Disadvantages of iHeat Tankless Water Heater

After much research, it was gathered that most of the products from iHeat are best suited for climates where the incoming water heater does not go below 65F, in other words, the Southern parts of the United States. While it will work for the Northern US states as well, it has proven not to perform as effectively.

Next we go through the top 10 iHeat tankless water heater models that we found available online.

Top 10 iHeat Tankless Water Heater Reviews Comparison Table

Name Rating Price Application type Fuel Location
iHeat Tankless S-16iHeat S-16 Tankless Water Heater 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor
iHeat Tankless S-14iHeat S-14 Stainless Steel Water Heater 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor
Iheat AHS27-DiHeat AHS27-D Electric Water Heater 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor
iHeat AHS18iHeat AHS18-D Tankless Water Heater 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Point of Use Electricity Indoor
Iheat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model M-12iHeat M-12 Water Heater 3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Point of Use Electricity Indoor
iHeat AGL-5iHeat AGL-5 Propane Water Heater 3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Point of Use Propane Outdoor
Iheat AHS21-DiHeat Model AHS21-D Water Heater 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor
iHeat S-16iHeat S-16 Tankless Water Heater 3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor
iHeat S-14iHeat S-14 Electric Water Heater 4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5) CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON Whole House Electricity Indoor

 iHeat Tankless Water Heater Review

In this section we will shed light on the pros and cons of each model as well as the specifications.

If you need a whole house iHeat tankless heater or a point of use iHeat tankless heater, we sure have a model for you.

  1. iHeat Tankless S-16 240V 66A 16KW Stainless Steel Enclosure Electric Water Heater

iHeat Tankless S-16

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole house
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3.5 GPM
  • Rating: 16 KW, 240 Volts
  • Energy Efficiency: 98%
  • Size: 5 x 9 x 4.5 inches
  • Weight: 3.9 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 1 yr Elements limited 3-Year Components 5-yr leaks

The first on our series of top iHeat water heater is iHeat Tankless S-16. If you need a heater for the various point in your home, this is a recommended model. With the capacity to move water at the rate of 3.5 gallons per minute, it can handle two showers and a sink at the same time. We recommend this unit for the residence of warm climates like Florida, Texas, California, Alabama, Georgia, etc.

It can be used as a whole house unit or point of use depending on the climate and incoming water temperature. For people living in the Southern States, iHeat Tankless S-16 will effectively power 3 to 4 bedrooms, bathroom, and dishwasher. Bear in mind that tankless water heater will heat the water based on the need. Hence, a reduction in the need for hot water will make output water temperature increase.

We recommend iHeat Tankless S-16 for use in applications near the ocean like small boats, resorts, outdoor kitchens, etc. This unit will last long as it features stainless steel construction.

PROS:
  • Can give up to 60% saving on water heater bills
  • Compact and saves space
  • High-quality construction materials
  • Gives really clean water suitable for use in laboratories, hospitals, etc.

CONS:
  • The user might need to purchase extra installation accessories

User Rating:

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Tankless S-14 240V 59A 14KW Stainless Steel Enclosure Electric Water Heater

iHeat Tankless S-14

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole house
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3 GPM
  • Rating: 240 Volts, 14 KW
  • Energy Efficiency: 98%
  • Size: 5 x 7.7 x 11.5 inches
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 1 yr Elements limited 3-Year Components 5-yr leaks

Next on our list of top tankless iHeat water heater construction allows the user to easily control the water temperature via the interactive touchpad.

This tankless heater can move 3 gram of hot water per minute, hence a whole house unit. This equals 2 showers, or a shower and three sinks at the same time. iHeat Tankless S-14 works best in warm climates like Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, etc. While it can be used in the Northern part as well, it will only serve a single point.

PROS:
  • Impressive savings on water heating bills
  • High-quality construction materials
  • Saves space

CONS:
  • Need for extra installation accessories

User Rating:

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model AHS27-D

Iheat AHS27-D

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole House
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 62 GPM
  • Rating: 240 Volts, 27 Kw
  • Energy Efficiency: 99%
  • Size: 18 x 5 x 15 inches
  • Weight: 16.15 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 3 year Internal electrical components and 5 year due to leaks limited warranty

Also in the list of our top iHeat water heater is Iheat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model AHS27-D. This is a top-notch model that stands out for durability, efficiency, and reliability. It is an excellent choice for average sized homes which is pretty simple to operate. Being a whole house unit, iHeat Model AHS27-D delivers enough hot water to serve 3 bathrooms in warm climates when the inlet water temperature is above 54F.

It is ideal for indoor installation and is an electric unit. Hence, no need for venting and can be installed where the old tankless heater was. With an efficiency of 99%, users can expect topmost performance from this unit. Besides, it is guaranteed to give as much as 25% savings on water heating bills. It saves space because of the compact size and is best installed near the various points needed to reduce heat loss.

If you need sterile water, iHeat Model AHS27-D is the right choice. This is why we recommend it for schools, laboratories, hospitals, etc. Users enjoy 5 years warranty on this product. It finds application in both commercial and residential use.

PROS:
  • Very high energy efficiency
  • Up to 25% savings on water heating bills
  • Saves space
  • Excellent performance
  • Good product for Jacuzzi hot tub

CONS:
  • Performs best in a warm climate

User Rating:

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Tankless AHS18-D 240V 75A 18KW Stainless Steel Enclosure Electric Water Heater

iHeat AHS18-D

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Пoint of use
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3.5 GPM
  • Model: 240 Volts, 18 Kw
  • Energy Efficiency: 99%
  • Size: 3 x 13.5 x 16 inches
  • Weight: 13.7 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 1 yr Elements limited 3-Year Components 5-yr leaks

If you live in climates where the incoming water temperature is not lower than 65F, iHeat Tankless AHS18-D 240V is a brand worth considering. It is a high-class water heater with many features that gives it the capacity to handle all your hot water needs. It is a sophisticated unit, with heat pro performer that keeps a tab on real-time data collected via the range of sensors.

With an impressive energy efficiency of 99%, this unit can save you up to 25% on water heating bills. It employs ASTM 304 stainless steel in its heat exchanger unit. With this, the user gets a long lasting unit that will last the test of time. Besides, it does not succumb to rust or sediment build up.

The unit is recommended for residential use only. It must be installed by a certified professional to prevent voiding its warranty. It heats water fast, and you get to monitor the water temperature via the display screen.

PROS:
  • Spare part readily available
  • Installation is fast and easy
  • Impressive saving on water bills

CONS:
  • Some user complained that the warranty period is too short

User Rating:

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model M-12

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Point of use
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3.5 GPM
  • Energy Efficiency: 98%
  • Size: 11 x 7.7 x 3.5 inches
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 5 Years leaking of the internal tanks. 3 Years Electronic Components

Iheat sure has many exciting products for all. Iheat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model M-12 is also another unit worth considering. It is a high-end tankless water heater with amazing features that makes it stand out among the tankless water heater available in the market. The heat exchanger does not corrode as they are made with complete stainless steel materials. There is an easy grip fitting on the outlet and inlet which gives easy installation

It employs new flow technology to deliver hot water at 3.5 gallons per minute to users. It is best used as a point of use application. It can handle 2 bathrooms in warm climates. It can give as much as 80F temperature rises. It is small and can be installed under the sink, near the Jacuzzi, just about anywhere in the house.

Iheat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model M-12 comes with advanced power modulation via microprocessor. There is a 36 inch wire which helps have a seamless installation.

PROS:
  • Unit comes with extra installation accessories
  • Compact and portable
  • Easy installation

CONS:
  • Works best for warm climate

User Rating:

3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Tankless AGL-5 34,000/btu-hr 5 Liter LPG Gas Portable Water Heater Kit

iHeat AGL-5

  • Fuel Type: Propane
  • Application Type: Point of use
  • Location: Outdoor
  • GPM: 1.94 GPM
  • Size: 5 x 11.5 x 14.5 inches
  • Weight: 11.35 pounds
  • Warranty: 5 Years leaking of the internal tanks. 3 Years Electronic Components

So far, we have only been reviewing iHeat tankless heaters powered by electricity. But Iheat also has a product for outdoor users that will love to run their tankless heater on propane. This is iHeat Tankless AGL-5. It is a portable unit that comes with all essential accessories needed to have a continous supply of hot water for as long as you need it.

It works with a standard 20 liquid propane gas tank. This unit can be activated with very little pressure, as low as 25 Psi. It does not need electricity for activation as it works with 2 D batteries. This makes it suitable for use in a remote location, camping, farms and picnics. The unit comes with a gas regulator as well as a shower arm sprayer.

Ignition of iHeat Tankless AGL-5 is automatic, with the backing of the 2 D cell batteries. It is however best suited for areas where incoming water temperatures do not go below 65 degrees.

PROS:
  • Comes with necessary installation accessories
  • Unit is portable
  • Automatic ignition

CONS:
  • User will need extra installation accessories

User Rating:

3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)

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  1. iHeat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model AHS21-D

Iheat AHS21-D

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole house
  • Iheat AHS21-DIndoor
  • Rating: 240 Volts, 21 KW
  • GPM: 4 GPM
  • Energy Efficiency: 99%
  • Size: 16 x 3.5 x 17 inches
  • Weight: 18 Pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 5 Years leaking of the internal tanks. 3 Years Electronic Components

Coming in a beautiful silver color, Iheat Electric Tankless Water Heater Model AHS21-D is whole house unit with the ability to take care of your entire hot water needs. It stands out as a potent unit with a capacity to handle all various faucets in your home. It is best suited for regions where the incoming water temperature is above 65F. However, if your incoming water temperature s below 65F, it can serve a single shower, while it will serve up to three showers with incoming temperatures above 65F

With the ability to heat 4 gallons of water per minute, it can give a temperature rise of 35F. It is made of stainless steel material which provides it with a durable and robust finish. The maximum working pressure is 150 Psi and requires an average current capacity of 87.5Amperes.

PROS:
  • Installation is easy
  • Impressive saving on water bills
  • Spare parts easily accessible

CONS:
  • Need for extra installation materials

User Rating:

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

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  1. iHeat 3.5 GPM Electric Tankless Water Heater 16 kW Real-Time Modulating. Model S-16

iHeat S-16

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole house
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3.5 GPM
  • Energy Efficiency: 99%
  • Size: 12 x 4 x 8 inches
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Display: Digital
  • Warranty: 5 Years leaking of the internal tanks. 3 Years Electronic Components.

iHeat 3.5 GPM Electric Tankless Water Heater will heat your incoming water to the desired temperature. It comes with high-end features that ensure it last years to come without compromising on supplying hot water when desired. The heat exchanger unit is made of stainless steel, which makes it last very long.

With this tankless heater, you can heat water at the rate of 3.5 gallons per minute. Hence, it can handle 2 showers and a sink at a time, making a whole house unit. It works best for people in warmer climates of the United States. Hence, people in Florida, Texas, California, Alabama, and Arizona will enjoy this heater very well.

If used in cold climates, the unit will move water at the rate of 1.7 gallons per minute. Installation is easy, and it is compact; hence, it can be installed under the sink, and near it will be used.

PROS:
  • Made with stainless steel materials
  • Installation is easy
  • Impressive saving on water bills

CONS:
  • Might require extra installation accessories

User Rating:

3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)

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  1. iHeat 3 GPM Electric Tankless Water Heater Model S-14

iHeat S-14

  • Fuel Type: Electricity
  • Application Type: Whole house
  • Location: Indoor
  • GPM: 3 GPM
  • Energy Efficiency: 99%
  • Size: 5 x 3.5 x 11.5 inches
  • Weight: 9 pounds
  • Display: Yes
  • Warranty: 5 Years leaking of the internal tanks. 3 Years Electronic Components.

Finally on our list of iHeat tankless water heater is iHeat 3 GPM Electric Tankless Water Heater Model S-14. It has many features that make it capable of handling your hot water needs. Users will enjoy this unit as it provides a considerable saving in  bills.

With the capacity to heat 3 gallons of hot water per minute, iHeat 3 GPM Electric Tankless Water Heater Model S-14 is recommended for the Southern region of the United States. Depending on the incoming water temperature, it can be used as a whole house unit or a point of use system.

You will get as much as 60% saving on water heating bills. It features a waterproof construction which makes it pretty easy to set the desired output temperature.

PROS:
  • Compact in size
  • Easy installation
  • Waterproof construction

CONS:
  • Extra installation accessories

User Rating:

4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

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Conclusion

Having a unit that has proven to be effective and of quality adds some reassurance to your selection process.

There is a variety of options above and with the benefits and cons in mind we hope this iHeat tankless water heater review has helped provide you with some information to help you make the right decision for your household!

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