How does installing a water softener on the cold side of my hot water heater affect my recirculating system?

Asked by Rowland Cain
Temple, TX


Ted Kidd

Answered by Ted Kidd

Rochester, NY

Ted Kidd Energy Guru

January 17, 2011

If done properly, it should protect your hot water heater and recirculation system from hard water.


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