If you ever wanted to have the luxury of having an endless amount of hot water and to bring that luxury with you camping, we maybe have a solution for you. The unit we are about to review can fulfill both the role of a stationary and the role of a portable water heater. All while being a tankless model nonetheless.
Eccotemp developed an extremely portable, and quite powerful for its size, propane-powered tankless water heater. This model found its purpose in various situations: from recreational vehicles and bungalows to apartments and houses.
We will take it for a test run, from assembly to hot showers, and see if it delivers what the manufacturer promised. We will compile the information into this Eccotemp L10 review, and hopefully, help you out with your decision making. We will go through specifications, warranty policy, expectations, and a pros/cons list, so let`s get right into it.
Eccotemp L10 Specifications
Right out of the box, the first noticeable thing is how light this unit is, weighing at a total of 27 pounds. This will come really handy during the installation process, due to easier maneuvering. And, let’s not forget that this is also a portable model, so because of its small weight it is easy to carry around. The designer took a simple path and tried to make the color fit in as much as possible. The white design really makes it blend into any conventional house or yard.
There are 2 knobs on the cover, one for water and one for propane. Those nobs are there for you to adjust how hot, and how strong flow you want to have. This unit runs on a standard 20-pound liquid propane tank and achieves ignition electronically. It does not require a pilot light, but two D cell batteries, which makes it even more portable. It exerts a maximum of 2.6 GPM/9.8 LPM at the adjustable pressure of 20-80 PSI.
The manufacturer mainly advertises this model as ideal for outdoor showers and camping in general. But, it turns out it can supply 1 hose faucet with an endless amount of hot water. This makes it quite versatile compared to the similar models in its class. For the adventurous, the manufacturer installed a removable weather-proof rain cap on the exhaust valve.
What came as a pleasant surprise is an additional gear that came with the unit. A gas hose, a showerhead, a garden hose adapter, and output water quick-connect. You will be able to use it in the majority of outdoor scenarios, with no issues.
Customer Support and Warranty Policy
Eccotemp represents a worthy competitor in the industry of propane and portable tankless water heaters. They design and manufacture machines of high energy-efficiency, and they are constantly looking for ways to improve. They have customers all around the world, and they provide servicing and maintenance through licensed engineers/plumbers/repairmen. If you wish to contact the company directly, you can do so by phone (landline or mobile) or by using their website and contact them online.
This outdoor portable propane-powered model comes with a 1-year limited warranty on parts, and the company guarantees to replace any potentially missing pieces or parts.
What to Expect from Eccotemp L10?
Even though this Eccotemp model can supply hot water flow for a single household faucet or sink, its main role is to be a portable, outdoor propane tankless water heater. If you want to know more about tankless gas water heater types, make sure to check our carefully assembled guide on the topic.
Expect to have hot water at a normal pressure anywhere you go. The majority of users carry one of these units in the trunk of their car, for emergency situations.
- Extremely portable, with adjustable valves, enabling it to connect to most water and gas sources
- Separated and adjustable gas/water inlet settings
- Comes with hose extensions, a showerhead, and a garden hose adapter
- Perfect customer helpdesk and user manual
- Made mostly for outdoor activities, but can support one household faucet at a time
- No visual thermostat to check the current water temperature
This model stood up to the challenges we presented and delivered solid results as a portable propane tankless water heater. We see it best as a great addition to a cottage, a lake house or a mountain lodge. It can even come in handy as first aid if the central heating unit in your home breaks.
In this unit, we witnessed the skilled engineering needed to make it so versatile, and so powerful, regardless of high mobility. All in all, it is a fine and affordable piece of equipment that everyone should have.
We sincerely hope that we managed to answer your questions and provide you the essential data you need to decide if this particular model is for you. May this Eccotemp L10 review serve you as general guidance in your search. And in case any additional questions appear, feel free to post them in the comment section, and we will gladly answer them.