NOT SURE WHAT WATER HEATER/ GEYSER TO BUY?
Storage Tank Water Heater
This type is one of the mostly bought geysers today. The highlight of this water heater is that it comes with an inner storage tank to hold the hot water. A lot of storage heaters work on high pressure and come with temperature control knobs. You'll find various model with 3Ls to 25Ls capacity.
Tankless (Instant) Water Heater
This type take very little space and can be mounted on the wall. They are energy-efficient, cause minimum standby energy loss and have a higher life expectancy. They are compact, easy-to-install and are moderately priced. But they need to be connected to your water pipeline.
Gas (Natural Gas & LPG) Water Heater
There are 2 types of gas water heaters. Gas storage water heaters heat and retain a quantity of water in an insulated cylinder, ready for use. Gas Continuous Flow water heaters heat water continuously on demand, giving hot water that ‘never runs out’ as long as water keeps flowing.
Heat Pump (Hybrid) Water Heater
These capture heat from the air and transfer it to the water. They use about 60 percent less energy than standard electric water heaters. And while they cost more than electric models, installation is similar and payback time is short. But they don’t work well in very cold spaces and work in 40 - 90 degrees.
Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
This type is the highly energy-efficient water heater as it doesn’t consume any electricity. It utilizes the sun rays to produce heat, which is then passed to the water tank and from there to the main pipeline.The best deliver stellar savings in summer, making them attractive for warm, sunny regions.
Condensing Tankless Water Heaters
These models have a tank like a conventional water heater, but capture exhaust gases that would normally go out the flue, which wastes energy. Condensing water heaters are an option if you heat with gas and need a unit with a capacity of more than 55 gallons.
GEYSER BUYING GUIDE - GUIDE TO CHOOSE RIGHT GEYSER !
When it comes time to replace your home’s water heater, you’ll have hundreds of models from which to choose. To make the right decision for your family, consult this primer on the many water heater options available today. If your water heater has a 12-year warranty and it’s been in service for 15, it might be time to get a new one. In homes with hard water, which can be tougher on water heaters, a heater may fail within the warranty period.
If you haven't replaced your water heater in a few years, you'll find more choices—and more energy-efficient regulations—so do your homework. You may have to spend more up front for a model that will save you money over time.
Water heating amounts to nearly 20 percent of a home's energy costs. As the result of new efficiency standards, water heaters under 55 gallons will see about a 4 percent boost in efficiency, while water heaters 55 gallons or more may cut your utility bills by 25 to 50 percent depending on the technology used.
It’s wise to consult a professional or a manufacturer to fully understand the new regulations.
Note: We don't currently have Water Heater Ratings, but are able to offer this buying guide, which contains helpful tips and advice.