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Stored Water Heating

The EnergyWise Stored Water Heating Program conserves energy by heating water on week days during off-peak hours when electric costs are the lowest. Your water heater will heat from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. and then distribute hot water throughout the day. (No control on weekends or holidays.)

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STORED WATER REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS:

  • Must have a 90% efficient 80 gallon or larger water heater. Stearns Electric Association recommends a 100 gallon storage capacity water heater.

  • Receives a $7.50 Stored Water monthly bill credit.

  • Rebates available for new water heaters.

SIGN UP TODAY

Contact our Energy Services department during business hours at (800) 962-0655.

WANT TO SAVE MORE?

If you sign up for the EnergyWise Dual Fuel program in addition to Stored Water Heating, instead of a monthly credit you are eligible to receive your energy for water heating at the EnergyWise rate of 5.7 cents/kWh.

COST COMPARISON

This EnergyWise Cost Comparison Guide shows the average annual cost to heat water for your home using a Marathon water heater versus a regular electric water heater, a propane water hearer and a natural gas water heater.

LOOKING FOR A HIGH EFFICIENT WATER HEATER?

A Marathon water heater is a great way to save money and energy with the Stored Water Heating Program. Marathon Water Heaters are 91% energy efficient. This high efficiency unit takes less energy to heat your water and you are able to store your hot water longer.

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