A lot of new homes here have electric heat because they're outside of city limits and there is no natural gas available. Those that want to add an electric on demand hot water system usually back off when we tell them that a 200 amp service won't be enough. At just over 7¢ a kWh, the payback period in energy savings could take decades to cover the additional cost for a 300 or 400 amp service.


"Will it be cheaper if I drill the holes for you?"