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If possible get a regular hot water heater. I don't quite understand this, but are you having to run the heater all year round just to get hot water for your daily needs?

I would then just let the heater do its thing over the winter. Do you have it cleaned each season?

I hate to rain on people's parades, but the OP appears to have hot water baseboard heat, not a forced air furnace and the boiler for the heating system also supplies hot water to the taps. Getting a separate water heater would be ludicrous in this case.

I'd check into a cold start boiler if you're doing a boiler replacement.

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