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Small radiant job - need a heat source recommendation
We've got a kitchen/bedroom radiant job coming up; 500 square feet; probably 8,500 BTU's. Too small for a boiler, ideal for a water heater; preferably an electric one because venting is difficult and power venting is too noisy.
My question is how do you figure what capacity water heater you need for the job; 240 volts and high amp is available.
I can convert 8,500 BTU to 2,490 watts. Rheem has a 6 and 10 gallon, 3kW heater and a 15 and 20 gallon, 4.5kW heater. Am I on the right track here?
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