This electric tankless water heater is a true Point of Use Model because it is specifically designed for under the sink, single applications with a maximum flow rate of 0.5-Gallon per minute (gpm) and includes a 0.5 gpm sink aerator. This heater is flow controlled, meaning the temperature will adjust according to flow rate. It is the smallest sized Ecosmart electric tankless model and should not be used to run anything more than one sink at a time or used in areas where inlet water temperature is lower than 57Â°F. At this inlet temperature the ECO POU 3.5 can heat 0.5 gallons per minute to 105Â°F. Its compact size allows for under the sink installations. The Point of Use models are ideal for: Wet Bars, Strip Malls, Doctor's Office, Boats, Recreational Vehicles (RVs), Bathroom Sinks. When sized properly this water heater will provide endless hot water. Prior to purchase and installation please verify this model is the right size for the expected demand and electrical requirements. The Eco POU 3.5 requires a minimum 100 amp electrical panel for installation with (1) 30 amp single pole breaker connected to #10 awg wire. Plumbing connections are 1/2" NPT.