Takagi T-D2-OS-NG Outdoor Tankless Water Heater is gas firing, ten GPM, Non-Condensing, and highly compliant with industry norms Tankless Water Heater. It is suitable for outdoor installation. With a 10 GPM capacity and 82% energy efficiency, this tankless heater has the Energy Star certification and is frustration-free. Beware about the nitrogen emission, though, it has a low NOx emission certificate, but you need to look for the proper ventilation spot and secure the right sized gas line to install it.
Takagi T-D2-OS-NG has a self-modulating sensor. It has a proportional gas valve that heats up after sensing the flow; the fan also begins then. When water flows and achieves 0.75 GPM, the burner starts to heat water. Thus when idle, it consumes less power if still on. It consumes nominal only 6.2 Watt at standby mode compared to 89.6 watts while active.
A remote control
An outdoor unit with remote control gives the feel of an indoor unit. You can need it between operation and inside a bath too. Takagi T-D2-OS-NG Outdoor Tankless Water Heater comes with remote control, so you get the privilege to control it and monitor the temperature and see the GPM from a distance.
Energy-efficient and legally compliant
Wanting for energy-efficient products in today’s world is profuse. However, Tankless heaters have been able to address the need. Takagi T-D2-OS-NG has an EnergyStar certification that says it is highly eco-friendly yet produces hot water endlessly. Low NOX emission says it creates a significantly less amount of disposal acids. Also, with an 82% EF factor, if it consumes 1 unit of a watt, it generates 0.82 of hot water.
One initial reason behind inventing the tankless water heater was to emancipate from the unwanted tank. Tank heaters eat up much space, which is not always viable for a home with space restrictions. Like many other versions of this brand, T-KJr2-OS-NG is also very compact. With 8.5 x 13.8 x 20.3 inches dimension, the Takagi T-KJr2-OS-NG model is microscopic and fits conveniently anywhere. Small-sized eases to carry and hook it at an excellent outdoor ventilating spot.
It offers the highest 10 GPM; in most cases, you do not need that much force, but if yours is a home with a significant need to feed, then this much GPM is the best news. In cold weather, you cannot avail of 10 GPM, though, like in Alaska or Nebraska, you can get two shower heads to run at a time with 6 GPM. In warmer climates, you, on the other hand, get the full power and use four showerheads at a time. So in a bit of time, you can pour your tub and get both kids ready for school.
It has a digital range to offer you a suitable temperature per your inlet temperature. Use the remote or the deep switches and set the temperature between 113-140 degrees F.
- 82% energy efficient
- Includes TM-RE30 remote
- It takes both natural gas and propane
- Safety led light as a flame detector.
- NO pilot light
- Freeze protection for extreme weather
Expensive installation - It takes 600-1000 dollars extra for professional installation. Those interested in the installation process are likely disappointed as Takagi takes it as a void warranty clause.
Doing the installation, you void the warranty clause for all logical reasons. It is a gas heater and is associated with many technical issues. You do not want to risk your home’s safety by installing it yourself without proper expertise, do you? Everybody is intimidated by the professional charges; however, it is entirely worthy for0 to 20 years after the effect,
Still, if you are interested in doing the DYI, Takagi heaters come with a veraciously complete installation and troubleshooting guide to help out.
Location - It has to be installed outdoors and in an open space outward for ventilation.
Gas fixtures function best when installed outdoor. Also, it would help if you made sure the unit had enough space for combustion air and proper ventilation. Failure to do it can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or death.
Still, some homes may not have proper open space to install Takagi tenders direct-vent conversion kit Part No. 100112184 (TK-TV10).
Also, a drain pan or other means of protection against water leakage is highly recommended in case of leaks or occasional drips.
Frequently asked questions
What is the warranty offer?
Ans - Takagi says, on behalf of residential use, you have 12 years on heat exchanger, five years on parts, and one year of labor. Also, it adds that- the warranty will be void if not installed by a professional.
It has this freeze protection; does it work while it is off?
Ans - You have to on the freeze protection to let it work on warming up for being protected from freezing. It will consume 111W in this mode.
Takagi T-D2-OS-NG Outdoor Tankless Water Heater is a great catch for those who want eco-friendly goods but want efficiency at its best. It is designed for outdoor, but that does not limit its usage to outdoor purposes like those portable mini heaters. It is a whole house heater for multiple applications to run simultaneously. The warranty duration suggests it is designed for the long term. A 10 GPM makes it suitable for all kinds of weather. Also, such a powerful water heater will add value to your home regarding resale value. So if you want a highly efficient, eco-friendly, safe tankless water heater, Takagi T-D2-OS-NG needs to be checked.