Benefits of Installing a Flow Sensor on Your Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their energy efficiency and on-demand hot water capabilities. These units heat water directly as it flows through the system, eliminating the need for a storage tank. However, one key component that can enhance the performance of a tankless water heater is a flow sensor.

Model CCT-5300E series Conductivity/Resistivity/TDS Online Controller
Constant 0.01cm-1, 0.1 cm-1, 1.0cm-1, 10.0 cm-1
Conductivity (0.5~20,000)uS/cm,(0.5~2,000)uS/cm, (0.5~200)uS/cm, (0.05~18.25)MQ·cm
TDS (0.25~10,000)ppm, (0.25~1,000)ppm, (0.25~100)ppm
Medium Temp. (0~50)℃(Temp.Compensation: NTC10K)
Accuracy Conductivity: 1.5%(FS), Resistivity:2.0%(FS), TDS: 1.5%(FS), Temp.: +/-0.5℃
Temp. compensation (0-50)°C (with 25℃ as Standard)
Cable length ≤20m(MAX)
mA output Isolated, transportable (4~20)mA, Instrument / Transmitter for selection
Control Output relay contact: ON/OFF, Load capacity: AC 230V/5A(Max)
Working Environment Temp.(0~50)℃;Relative Humidity ≤85%RH (none condensation)
Storage Environment Temp.(-20~60)℃;Relative Humidity ≤85%RH (none condensation)
Power Supply CCT-5300E: DC 24V; CCT-5320E: AC 220V
Dimension 96mmx96mmx105mm(HxWxD)
Hole Size 91mmx91mm(HxW)
Installation Panel mounted, fast installation

A flow sensor is a device that measures the rate of water flow through the system. By installing a flow sensor on your tankless water heater, you can ensure that the unit operates at its optimal efficiency. When water flow is detected, the sensor signals the heater to activate, providing hot water instantly. This not only saves energy by only heating water when needed but also ensures a constant supply of hot water for your household.

One of the main benefits of installing a flow sensor on your tankless water heater is improved energy efficiency. Traditional water heaters with storage tanks constantly heat and reheat water, even when it is not being used. This can lead to energy wastage and higher utility bills. In contrast, a tankless water heater with a flow sensor only heats water when there is a demand, resulting in significant energy savings over time.

Another advantage of a flow sensor is its ability to prevent overheating and damage to the unit. Without a flow sensor, a tankless water heater may continue to heat water even when there is no flow, leading to overheating and potential malfunctions. By detecting water flow, the sensor ensures that the heater only operates when needed, prolonging its lifespan and reducing the risk of costly repairs.

In addition to energy efficiency and equipment protection, a flow sensor can also provide convenience and comfort for homeowners. With a tankless water heater equipped with a flow sensor, you can enjoy a continuous supply of hot water for your daily activities, such as showering, washing dishes, and doing laundry. The sensor ensures that hot water is available whenever you need it, without the wait time associated with traditional water heaters.

Model DO-810/1800 dissolved oxygen meter
Range 0-20.00 mg/L
Accuracy ±0.5% FS
Temp. Comp. 0-60℃
Oper. Temp. 0~60℃
Sensor dissolved oxygen sensor
Display Segment code operation/128*64 LCD Screen(DO-1800)
Communication Optional RS485
Output 4-20mA output  High/Low limit double relay control
Power AC 220V±10% 50/60Hz or AC 110V±10% 50/60Hz or DC24V/0.5A
Working Environment Ambient temperature:0~50℃
Relative humidity≤85%
Dimensions 96×96×100mm(H×W×L)
Hole Size 92×92mm(H×W)
Installation Mode Embedded

Furthermore, a flow sensor can help you monitor and control your water usage more effectively. By measuring the rate of water flow, the sensor can provide valuable data on your household’s water consumption patterns. This information can help you identify areas where water is being wasted and make adjustments to reduce your overall usage. By using hot water more efficiently, you can not only save money on your utility bills but also contribute to water conservation efforts.

Overall, installing a flow sensor on your tankless water heater offers a range of benefits, including improved energy efficiency, equipment protection, convenience, and water usage monitoring. Whether you are looking to reduce your energy consumption, extend the lifespan of your water heater, or enhance your daily comfort, a flow sensor can be a valuable addition to your home. Consider upgrading your tankless water heater with a flow sensor to enjoy these benefits and more.


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