Electric tankless whole house water heaters question

Perry

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Thinking about changing over to an electric tankless whole house water heater. The choices are many and would like to get some feed back on the best one. I have a 1600 sq. ft., 3 bed 2 bath house located in middle Georgia. I have all necessary requirements for one.

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Well, I found out it requires '2' 220 60 amp breakers, I don't have any room left for '2'. I noticed sears has the most efficient electric water heater so I guess I'll go for it.
 

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Ok, sounds good Perry.

Yea most 220 volt breakers require 2 together.

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Nope, The tank less I was looking at requires 2 separate 220 60 amp breakers, I have 1, 220 40 amp for my air compressor and 1, 220 40 amp for my welder. The tank less water heater operates on 120 amps.
 

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Oh ok Perry, I mis-understood.

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Well, I found out it requires '2' 220 60 amp breakers, I don't have any room left for '2'. I noticed sears has the most efficient electric water heater so I guess I'll go for it.
:confused: That would be 120 amps, does not make sense.
Example 220 V. 60 Amp double pole breaker makes more sense (two 30 amp 120 is what it is in actuality). :)
 
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