Navien NR-210A Review

Since the first tankless water heater reached the market, such appliance has been growing in terms of popularity and technology. One of the most technologically advanced water heaters is the Navien NR-210A which uses a new water heating mechanism called condensing technology. Some important highlights of the product are briefly outlined as follows.

Features and Benefits

In almost all cases, condensing water heater is more efficient compared to its non-condensing counterparts. The non-condensing type uses hot gases to directly heat the water. Fuel is burned and the resulted energy heats the water, but not the entire energy is used.

Navien NR-210AOn the other hand, the Navien NR-210A is able to create condensation inside the main unit, ensuring that it uses only the necessary energy to provide hot water; therefore, the condensing mechanism works more efficiently. In fact, this Navien has 98% of thermal efficiency, meaning almost no gas is wasted.

The Navien NR-210A is powered by natural gas and can be installed at either indoor or outdoor area. The unit’s overall dimension measures at 17-inch W × 28-inch H × 15-inch D; it weighs around 85 pounds. Once the appliance is turned on, it can deliver hot water at a minimum flow rate of 4.6 GPM (at 77-degree F rise) and a maximum flow rate of 10 GPM (at 35-degree F rise). [Read more...]