Eccotemp Portable Hot Water Heater

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Eccotemp Portable Hot Water Heater (value $119.00)

Best selling portable hot water heater in the market. Giveaway provided by Tankless Hub.

In the summer, our two big dogs get baths by jumping into the swimming pool. Tennis balls are thrown in the water over and over again – the activity serves double duty – exercise and baths.

Unfortunately, in the late Fall, the water gets too cold. Brisk walks = exercise, and bathing the dogs in the bathtub is the dreaded chore. It’s a BIG mess and always ends with me in the bathtub scrubbing dog hair off the tiles.

eccotemps hot water heater reviewHaving a portable hot water heater and outdoor shower installed outside will be fantastic. Not only will we have a quick way to rinse off outside, but our dogs can get clean without being cold.

For less than $100 (Amazon currently sells this model for $92) this #1 best selling hot water heater is portable (take it to campsites) and provides instant hot water. its ignition is battery operated. It has over 870 reviews (4.5 stars out of 5).

We quickly tested the unit (didn’t have time to fully install it outside — we’re in the middle of landscape project and will wait until all of the yard is finished before installing).  The unit is powered by 2 D batteries. We hooked it up to our garden hose and our BBQ propane tank.

The unit dispenses 1.5 gallons of hot water per minute! Super easy to use.

About Eccotemp L5

Lightweight for Easy Portability
At 13 pounds, the Eccotemp heater travels easily to cabins, barns, and almost any off-the-grid location. Use it to take a hot shower at a campsite, rinse off after a day at the beach, or to wash your pet. Its compact size keeps it out of the way, allowing for a convenient set-up outside your home for use by the pool or hot tub.

Easy Setup and Operation
With all necessary fittings and adapters included, setting up the Eccotemp water heater is a cinch. To operate, the heater connects to a standard garden hose nozzle and propane tank (tank not included). Thanks to its automatic ignition, burners come on as soon as the water flows, so you don’t waste a drop.

Simply turn on the tap–the heater produces hot water within seconds–and set the temperature to a comfortable level. Choose from multiple spray settings to select your preferred water pressure. The heater provides a temperature range of 80 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, starting at a .5 gallons per minute (GPM) flow rate and going up to 1.4 GPM. After 20 minutes, the water heater shuts off automatically for added peace of mind.

Battery-Operated for Use Off the Grid
Because the heater’s flame ignites by battery, the Eccotemp is a handy backup water source when electricity is not readily available, making it ideal for use in emergency situations, as well as on camping trips. The heater requires two D-cell batteries (not included). The unit requires a minimum of 20 PSI of water pressure and maximum of 100 PSI.

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Eccotemp L5 Portable Hot Water Heater and Outdoor Shower Giveaway

Tankless Hub provided unit for giveaway.


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