Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor Tankless Water Heater, Natural Gas | Review

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Of late, many heaters are designed to run on natural gas and Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG is one such indoor heater model. Takagi has also come out with its outdoor model T-KJr2-OS-NG which is equally popular.

Main features of the Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor

1.     Compact and advanced model

Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor is the smallest of the all the Takagi water heaters available in the market. It is small, sleek and easy to use. The heater weighs only about 38 pounds and the product dimension measures at 6.7 x 13.8 x 20.3 inches. Though, smaller in size, the water heater is powerful enough to support regular hot water needs for a family. As it does not take much space, the indoor model is best to be used on small homes or apartments.

Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor scores best in the technology front. It comes with an inlet and outlet thermistors for constant temperature monitoring. Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor can be changed into a direct-vent unit by using TV10 conversion kit option to be used on garages. It requires 4-Inch stainless steel vent for smooth operation.

2.     Energy efficient

Energy efficiency is the most significant factor that has made Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor a hit amongst consumers. It does not require electricity to function and works on natural gas. This provides users the option to save a considerable amount of money spent on electricity bills. It has got an Energy factor of 0.81 – 0.83.

The model is capable of supporting radiant floor heating applications and domestic needs at a time. It is able to offer 6.6 gallons of water per minute. The gas input is in between 19500-140000 BTU/h.

3.     Easy installation

If there is a fault in installation, it causes safety concerns. The unit needs to be installed properly in order to keep it in the best and safe working condition. Hence, seeking a professional help is always a better option. One should also be aware of the fact that warranty is valid to only those customers who have got the unit professionally installed.

Disadvantages of Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor

Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor has got some disadvantages as well. The unit can supply only limited hot water that could be used in apartments with a maximum of 2 bathrooms. The unit needs to be installed properly in order to keep it safe. If there are any lose connections, the gas may leak out and cause serious damages.

Customer reviews

Takagi T-KJr2-IN-NG Indoor has received good rating and positive reviews overall. The product seems to be best for small-sized homes and supports a family of 5. It can be used for taking shower and radiant heating applications. Installation is quite simple but consumers can claim warranty only when the unit is installed by Takagi certified technician. Some units produce vibrating noise which can be disturbing.

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