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Old Gas Hot Water System: Vulcan Freeloader, Ruud, Stellar

You may be familiar with gas hot water storage units by the brands Vulcan, Ruud, or Stellar. As they age they become increasingly expensive to run, repair and maintain.

These old hot water storage devices operate in a similar way to electric hot water cylinders. They have a pilot flame that burns continuously on standby until water in a tank falls below an accepted temperature at which time the pilot ignites the main burner which raises the reservoir temperature.

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