Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater
Titan has a range of tankless water heaters for small to medium sized home demand. Each one caters for a different type of need. Among them Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is suitable for, medium homes with 1- 2 washrooms. It can give maximum of 4 GPM at warmer climate (55 and above) so it is a whole house system for a place like Florida, Texas, Oklahoma. If you are residing in Minnesota or northerner part with a really cold weather you have to use it as a point of use system like for a washroom or for the kitchen only.
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is 80 times smaller than conventional heaters. A conventional 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 issue than you are looking at the right review.
50% Heating Cost saving
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 has a Self modulating flow sensor technology, that enable you to save electric consumption 50 times more than normal water heaters. This technology heats water only when it senses a flow. A .5 GPM minimum activation flow Rate. A conventional water heater will not stop even when you are you out of town. This unit can adjust the power consumption in harmony with the hot water demand. In compare to conventional water heaters, Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is really smart and cost effective.
Titan has adopted the technology of new generation tank less water heater is all aspect. It has removed the inconvenience of mixing water and has set up digital temperature controlling system. A flow control valve and a thermostat together work behind the mechanism, to control the temperature with changing flow of water. 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 stand by and Red light signifies on.
Manual Re settable Thermostat option
The Manual Resettable Thermostat option of Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 eliminates risk of scalding or coughing the unit into fire. When it is too cold the unit does not let the temperature to rise uncontrollably you have to heat up the water by pressing button. It lets you hit the reset button and star over the process.
Hard water resistance
If your water condition is not favorable, if your water has a large amount deposits of limestone and chalk, your water is considered as hard water. Many good brands cannot deal with this condition and break down frequently but Titan is hard enough to deal with such condition.
It is a good deal when consider the warranty period. It has 10 years warranty on water carrying component 1 year on other components, making it a safe choice for long run.
You can easily use it for 2 faucets in a temperature above 55 degree F for endless period. It has a Copper heating element; one feature of this metal is it that helps the water to heat very fast. Another feature is it protect against galvanic corrosion in 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 specific place to install it, still wisest decision is to install near point of uses.
- Great on hard water
- 10 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 at a distant part of your home it is not going to give good water pressure.
Solution-This problem is common with many whole house systems however the solution is very simple-When the lines that run from heater to the point of uses are clogged than flow reduces. It is not always about the distance. Clean the lines 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 a flow restrictors in other fixtures, where speed is not important, than you will get desired flow on shower head too.
Titan SCR2 Titan N-120 Tank less Water Heater has a very confusing display. Unlike the range of Fahrenheit it has blue, red, green buttons for heating more or less hard to control.
Solution-Yes it has 3 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 than press the button for heat control some press buttons without running water that Is why it becomes confusing.
Frequently Ask Questions (Q&A)
- 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 6 gag wiring.
- Q- Is Titan SCR2 Titan N-120 good enough for 2 rooms’ apartment?
- Ans-If you have one bathroom and kitchen needs than it is likely to work, your inlet water temperature is surely important to answer the question though.
Electric SCR2 Titan N-120 Tankless Water Heater is hard Dual Incoloy Nichromed body, it resist corrosion it is designed for small homes with limited capacity. 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 main dealer is from Miami, Navana industries, it is said that most units malfunction after 2-3 years than you need to parcel it to the dealers, and get it done for next 2-3 years. Even if this is true it is still economic choice than many other pricy water heaters. You can choose to repair it by professional too but this might take a little extra money.