The following Rabbis/Vaads have endorsed our product:
Yes, respected Rabbis approved the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller to be safe to use for this purpose without violating any Halacha laws.
No, the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller will be installed on the existing water heater you currently have (electric or gas)
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller can be purchased directly (take contact info and we’ll call back within 4 hours)
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller cost is $399 + installation – the best part about it is that you can save money by installing it.
Sterling will give a full refund for returns of original sealed boxes for the first sixty (60) days. Returns of open packages within sixty (60) days will be charged 25% restocking charge. After sixty (60) days there will be no refund.
Yes, According to the U.S. Department of Energy if you have an electric water heater, you can save an additional 5%–12% of energy by installing a timer that turns it off at night when you don't use hot water and/or during your utility's peak demand times.
By programming the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller correctly you could save as much as 15% or more on your water heating costs by controlling the temperature and decreasing it during the night and the hours you are not at home.
Yes, according to the US Department of Energy, since you will set your desired temperature according to your needs. Furthermore, the reason water heaters tend to fail after years of usage at specific points (usually at the seams) is because of the extreme temperature differences that causes the tank to contract and expand. This condition eventually will crack the seams. Using the pump could increase the life span of your water heater.
Yes, but keep in mind that you will need to use a certified plumber for the installation
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller should be installed by certified plumbers.
No, it should take about two to three hours. The installation is also depends on your existing water heater condition, and other environmental conditions (e.g. rusty pipes, faulty valves etc.)
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller comes with a 6ft cord. For your convenience the Controller can be installed anywhere else by buying any standard CAT5 cable with RJ45 connectors at your local office supply store (e.g. Staples, OfficeMax, Office Depot etc.)
Yes, in order to use the electronic gas valve and electronic ignition control, an electricity outlet is required.
No, the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller has plugs that connect easily to any electric outlet, unless you want to hardwire the controller.
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller can be installed only on residential water heater.
We will help you doing so by putting stickers next to the faucet. Also, the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller indicates what mode is currently in use and the current temperature within the tank, so that you can ensure the water temperature is below “Yad Soledet Bo”.
When the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller changes to Shabbat Mode, the indicator “S-MODE” will show on the screen. In addition, the screen’s background will switch from green to gold background.
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller has a screen that reads accurately the temperature within the tank.
The ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller has three AAA backup batteries in order to store the time, programs, and current mode as set by the user. After a power outage, the ShabbHOT™ Water Heater Controller will restore its last mode.
To make thing simpler: in case of a power outage on Shabbat, the batteries will keep the unit on Shabbat Mode.
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