Your water heater isn’t heating your home, so how could it even impact your air conditioner in the first place? As funny as it is, your water heater can actually benefit from your air conditioner.
When your air conditioner “creates” cold air, it produces heat as a byproduct. All that heat goes to waste, so you’re getting what you want (being cold air), but also wasting all that heat in the process.
Even if you don’t utilize that excess heat, your water heater and air conditioner can still impact one another.
So, does your water heater affect the air conditioner? Yes, but not in the way you were probably thinking when you stumbled upon this article. Let’s explain.