In this day and age, with progressive technology all around, anyone can treat themselves with on-demand hot water. It is affordable and easy to install. But with all of that comes a lot of competition and a lot of choices. So, in order to help you decide, we decided to take this Aquah unit and test it out.
We will go through everything, from specifications, installation process to customer support, warranty policy and expectations. Having as much data as you can gather is important in order to make the right choice. Keep in mind that this is a propane-powered unit, and is available no matter where you live.
People also find propane units convenient, because of propane accessibility, and easiness of installation. So, stay around to enjoy our Aquah Indoor 16L review, and see if this propane powered tankless water heater is for you.
Aquah Indoor 16L Specifications
Right out of the box, we noticed how compact and lightweight the unit is. This automatically means that the setup is going to be easy because there are no heavy parts to mount on the wall. The model is designed to visually fit in any part of the house with its plain white cover and three control knobs. These knobs enable you to regulate water flow, burning/heating rate, and the third knob is connected to the thermostat.
When it comes to heating power, even though is a lightweight model, this Aquah can achieve 109,260 BTU, and its pump can exert 4.3 GPM/16.28 LPM of flow. This makes its thermal efficiency factor go up to 85%. There is an exhaust valve on top of the unit. Remember, this unit is to be mounted indoors, and exhaust gases are to be let out through a hole that leads outside, or through a chimney. You can find out more about these types of tankless heaters, how to operate and maintain them, in our intricate guide.
Another really efficient feature of this unit is the lack of a pilot light module. That’s right, its heating process is ignited and operated by 2 D batteries or a power input of 120V.
This water heater is suitable both for installing in a new home or for retrofitting in order to upgrade from an old one. The possibility to power it by batteries makes it extra convenient for small places in the basement/garage. Additionally, you can connect older types of propane gas lines and extensions, which can save you a lot of money.
Customer Support and Warranty Policy
This interestingly named manufacturer produces tankless water heaters of all kinds, mainly natural gas and propane ones. They began as a small group of engineers, and now provide every service you might need regarding the heating unit. All parts can be bought directly from them, including the accessories often needed for retrofitting.
If you wish to contact the company, you can do so via mail, phone, email, or by filling an inquiry on their website. This propane tankless water heating unit comes with a 2-year limited warranty policy for parts.
What to Expect from Aquah Indoor 16L?
The best thing about this model is the accessibility. Even if you want to use it in a cabin in the woods, with no gas lines or electricity, all you need is a propane tank and a water source. That`s the most convenient thing about propane models – they can go anywhere. This particular heater is considered a medium sized one, meaning that it will support flow for 2 hot-water faucets simultaneously. It is ideal for remote locations and can fit into a house of any size.
- Lightweight and easy to mount, even on older houses, with older pipe attachments and valves
- Good user manual
- Propane-powered, no gas line needed
- No pilot light, the unit is controlled by 2 D batteries or a 120V power source
- Needs an exhaust pipe to get rid of the afterburner gases
- Doesn’t have a visual thermostat
We were amazed by the functionality of this unit. If propane-powered water heaters are your choice, this one delivers as promised. It is easy to mount, and easy to install on multiple types of pipes, and using it was intuitive. The three knobs proved to be useful and budget-friendly because not everyone likes the same temperature water when bathing.
Its minimalist design makes it fit anywhere, and its compact size leaves extra storage space. AS long as you use it according to the manual, and clean it every 3 or so months, you will have a solid source of on-demand hot water in your household.
There we go, an Aquah Indoor 16L review, including all the strengths and weaknesses of the unit. We hope that we helped you in deciding upon a heating unit for your home. If you have additional questions, feel free to post them in the comments sections, and we will answer as soon as possible.