Getting the right size hot water cylinder is one of the most common concerns of our customers. This applies to people looking to install or replace a ‘whole house’ water heater, often referred to as either an ‘immersion heater’, a ‘hot water tank’, ‘hot water cylinder’ or ‘water boiler’. Continue reading →
The recovery time of a water heater, which is how long it takes for water to heat up after it has been exhausted from electric water heaters, is something we get a lot of questions about.
We have demonstrated 3 of the most common wattage types of water heater, and included heating recovery times for capacities from 5L up to 120L for each. The temperature rise used in our table is 50°C, for example from 10°C to 60°C. Continue reading →
One of the most common questions we get from customers about electric water heaters is whether they need to buy an expansion vessel with it. The reason that some heaters need to cope with this expansion is that when water is heated, it expands. If this is not allowed for then heater tanks or pipes will fracture and split, causing a catastrophic failure of the heater. Continue reading →