Titan has a range of tankless water heaters for small to medium-sized home demand. Each one caters to a different type of need. Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is suitable for medium homes with 1- 2 washrooms. It can give a maximum of 4 GPM in a warmer climate (55 and above), so it is a whole house system for Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma. If you are residing in Minnesota or northerner part with icy weather, you have to use it as a point of use system like a washroom or for the kitchen only.
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is 80 times smaller than conventional heaters. A traditional 50 gallons tank heater eats up about 20 cubic feet of space and weighs about 130lbs. Titan N-120 tankless water heater takes up .21 cubic feet only and weighs only 7.3 pounds, so if you want to replace your conventional heater for space issues, then you are looking at the right review.
50% Heating Cost saving
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 has a Self-modulating flow sensor technology that enables you to save electric consumption 50 times more than ordinary water heaters. This technology heats water only when it senses a flow—5 GPM minimum activation flow rate. A conventional water heater will not stop even when you are out of town. This unit can adjust the power consumption in harmony with the hot water demand. Compared to conventional water heaters, Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is brilliant and cost-effective.
Titan has adopted the technology of new generation tankless water heater is all aspect. It has removed the inconvenience of mixing water and has set up a digital temperature controlling system. A flow control valve and a thermostat work behind the mechanism to control the temperature with a changing water flow. The display also is equipped to let you know when it is on or when it is on standby mode. With Amber light, it signifies to stand by, and Red light signifies on.
Manual Resettable Thermostat option
The Manual Resettable Thermostat option of Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 eliminates the risk of scalding or coughing the unit into the fire. When it is too cold, the unit does not let the temperature rise uncontrollably. You have to heat the water by pressing a button. It enables you to hit the reset button and start over the process.
Hard water resistance
If your water condition is not favorable, your water is considered hard water if your water has a large number of limestone deposits and chalk. Many profitable brands cannot deal with this condition and break down frequently, but Titan is hard enough to deal with such a situation.
It is a good deal when considering the warranty period. It has ten years warranty on the water carrying component 1 year on other details, making it a safe choice for the long run.
You can easily use it for two faucets at a temperature above 55 degrees F for a continuous period. It has a Copper heating element; one feature of this metal is that it helps the water to heat very fast. Another feature is it protect against galvanic corrosion in the long run.
It is small in size with 7" W x 10" H x 2-3/4 D dimension and 7.3 pounds weight. Also, it needs no venting, so you need not reserve a specific place to install it. Still, the wisest decision is to install near the point of use.
- Great on hard water
- Ten-year warranty on water-carrying components and other parts guaranteed for one year.
- Quick and easy installation
- No venting required
- Compact size
Cons with solution
If your heater unit is in a distant part of your home, it will not give good water pressure.
This problem is common with many whole-house systems; however, the solution is very simple-When the lines that run from the heater to the point of use are clogged, then flow reduces. It is not always about distance. Clean the lines to see if any change occurs; if not, re-install it to a nearer location. You can choke down the supply valve of other water fixtures; or put flow restrictors in other fixtures, where speed is not essential, then you will get the desired flow on the showerhead too.
Titan SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater has a very confusing display. Unlike Fahrenheit's range, it has blue, red, green buttons for heating more or less hard to control.
Yes it has three colored buttons UP (Red Button) or DOWN (Blue Button), Stand by (Umber Button). It is not so hard to control; you need to run the water first, then press the button for heat control. Some press buttons without running water. That Is why it becomes confusing.
Frequently Ask Questions
Q- What are the electrical requirements to install and make it functional?
Ans- You need a dual-pole 60 amp breaker, and, 220 volts and a six gag wiring.
Q- Is Titan SCR2 Titan N-120 good enough for two rooms apartment?
Ans-If you have one bathroom and kitchen needs, then it is likely to work; your inlet water temperature is undoubtedly essential to answer the question, though.
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is a hard Dual Incoloy Nichrome body, and it resists corrosion; it is designed for small homes with limited capacity. The price is so low you can choose this for a dedicated sink or shower too. Especially if you are living in a warmer place, this one will ace on performance. The primary dealer is from Miami, Navana industries, and it is said that most units malfunction after 2-3 years, then you need to parcel it to the dealers and get it done for the next 2-3 years. Even if this is true, it is still an economical choice than many other pricy water heaters. You can choose to repair it by professional too, but this might take a little extra money.