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Water Heaters

When members turn to their electric cooperative for advice before they build, the member services team at Capital Electric always recommends the Marathon® water heater.

"When our members invest in a Marathon, it's the last one they'll ever have to buy," says Josh Schaffner, member services assistant with the co-op.

"For building new homes, converting from fossil fuels or replacing old electric water heaters, the Marathon is the best option because it offers a lifetime warranty against leaks and rust."

Josh says there are many advantages to buying a Marathon water heater over propane and natural-gas units. To name just a few:
*Marathons have at least three inches of polyurethane foam insulation around the entire tank, which makes them extremely energy efficient.
*Marathons are made from polybutylene, which keeps the tank from rusting.
*Marathons are bowl-shaped on the bottom to permit complete drainage of scale and sediment.
*Marathons are simple and clean to install because they do not require any venting.

While technology like polybutylene can be a bit confusing, the basics of the Marathon are easy enough to understand. FREE lifetime warranty! Extremely energy efficient! Easy to purchase (through Capital Electric), easy to install (call your local plumber) and easy to wire (call a qualified electrician)!

What more can you ask for?

Well how about a monthly credit! Through our off-peak load control program, Capital Electric now credits our members up to $5 per month for using any electric water heater, as a thank-you for supporting energy conservation.

Here's how our off-peak program works: At your request, the staff at Capital Electric will provide you with a load control device that your electrician can connect to your water heater. This device allows Capital Electric to remotely shut off your water heater during peak times for a minimal time period. We call this process "load control." By selecting the load control option, you will receive up to $5 per month off your electric bill and help keep overall power costs down for the cooperative as a whole. So not only is it great for you, it also benefits the rest of the co-op membership!

To find out if an electric water heater can help you become more efficient, call Josh at (701) 223-1513 for more information today.

Specifications:

Marathon water heaters come in various sizes and capacities to meet your every need:

Model

Capacity Gal.

Wattage Elements

Circuit Brk. (Amps)

Wire Size (Gauge)

Height (Inches)

Diameter (Inches)

MR50245

50

3800/4500

20

12

66.75"

23.50"

MSR50245

50

3800/4500

20

12

47.25"

28.25"

MR85245

85

3800/4500

20

12

70.25"

28.25"

MR105245

105

3800/4500

20

12

70.75"

30.25"

MR105245

105

4500/4500

30

10

70.75"

30.25"

Standard 240 Volt AC single phase. Maximum test pressure of 300 PSI. Maximum working pressure of 80 PSI. Height includes factory installed temperature and pressure relief valve.

* Residential applications only. Commercial installations after July 1, 2004 carry a 10-year warranty from date on installation on the tank and 5 years on parts, except in dairy barns, which will have a 3-year warranty on parts.

Visit the Marathon Water Heater website or contact our office for more information.

 

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