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Adjust temperature on hot water heater

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Lower the thermostat on hot water heater <> save 3-5% operating cost for each 10 lower

Gas

Electric

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With gas heater,
No candles,
open flame or smoking

Step 1
Locate gas valve

Do not turn off gas

Large dial is only thing  that will be changed

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Never touch wet water heater, or water that was wet

For safety, turn off 30 Amp circuit breaker
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Step 2: gas


Rotate large dial to change thermostat

Line up dial with notch at top

Newer gas valves rotate opposite direction see



water heater thermostats Step 2: Electric

Remove covers (save screws)
Pull out insulation

<>Top thermostat is larger

<>Bottom thermostat is smaller

Don't touch or move wires

 Insulation & cover must be put back when finished or thermostat will not read correct temp


Calibrate Gas control valve:
Calibration on Gas valve may not be correct.
Setting at HOT might cause higher or lower temperatures.
All settings are approximate.
If calibration is far off, then rotate dial so temp at faucet is good.
If temperatures fluctuate, then gas control is bad or you might have stacking or crossover
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120 is good for most homes
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Adjust temperature using screwdriver
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Step 3: Electric

Use flat tip screwdriver to set top and bottom thermostats to 120
this temperature is good for most homes

For homes that use more hot water, set top thermostat 5-10 higher.

All water heater thermostat settings are approximate > test result at faucet with thermometer

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Vacation <> this means pilot light is ON and tank is heated to about 50 to prevent freezing

Use this setting to save money when hot water is not needed
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electric water heater in basement Step 4: Finish electric

Put covers on <> make sure insulation is put back or cool air will cause thermostat to misread temp <> put metal covers on <> pick up tools <> turn on circuit breaker

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Hot water can scald and burn a child
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water heater thermostat Use cooking thermometer to check temperature at each faucet.
If one faucet is not receiving same temperature, pipes may be clogged, or faucet cartridge is bad
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If 120 leaves you short of hot water, the tank could have sediment build-up
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If you smell gas, leave hose immediately and call the gas company

Avoid CO hazard
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Choose 4 different energy settings plus adjust temperature using selector.

Adjust thermostat from 80 to 150

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