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Different Types Of Geysers

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Electric vs Gas vs Solar Options: If you are building or renovating, you have a number of energy options. Depending on where you live you will generally be able to choose from: Electricity – available to most South African homes Gas – LP gas widely available in most areas of South Africa. Limited supply of piped or Natural Gas in some city areas and not all all in rural areas. Solar – widely available, however, the benefits of installing solar panels will vary depending on a number of environmental factors. Advantages and Disadvantages All three energy sources – electricity, gas and solar – have advantages and disadvantages. Electricity is the most widely available energy source and can run all household appliances, but is rapidly becoming an increasingly more expensive and…
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Qualified Gas Installers

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Consumers are strongly urged to ask the installer to present their card BEFORE allowing work to commence. Installers are required to issue a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE after completion and commission of a ‘fixed’ installation, and to have instructed the end-user on the safe operation of the installed appliance/s and gas system, before handing over the installation. If in any doubt over the credentials of an installer first refer to SAQCCGAS http://saqccgas.co.za/gas-practioners/registration-categories-per-assoc/ where you will have access to a list of all authorised installers. You will be able to conduct searches by installer number/installer surname / company name. If you are still unsure contact the SAQCCGAS offices on  (011) 285 0038.
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Gas Safety

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Important LP Gas Safety Information We take it for granted that our gas geysers, cookers and gas fireplaces are safe. It is only when there is a problem with an appliance that many people take any notice of it at all. WHAT ARE THE GAS SAFETY RISKS OF DANGEROUS WORK? Dangerous gas work can be deadly. Badly fitted and poorly serviced appliances can cause the following gas safety risks: Gas leaks Fires Explosions Carbon Monoxide poisoning Lack of adequate ventilation leading to suffocation LP Gas is hazardous. As with electrical installations, only use a qualified and registered installer to install, repair or maintain your gas appliances. Please do not “DIY” (do it yourself). You may be putting the lives of your loved ones at risk, as well as your property.…
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Buying a gas geyser

Buying a gas geyser

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Choosing a gas geyser DO YOUR HOMEWORK BEFORE BUYING A GAS GEYSER Gas Geysers are not an ‘off-the-shelf’ type product. There are a number of factors which will influence the type & size of geyser which will best suit your needs and if in doubt at all give us a call on xxx xxx xxxx or email Simply put, there are two types of gas geysers available in South Africa – Standard Gas Geysers and Advanced Gas Geysers. STANDARD GAS GEYSERS Brands of Standard Gas Geysers on the South African market include Atlas, Bosch and Kexin. Atlas and Kexin Gas Geysers are manufactured in China, while Bosch Gas Geysers are manufactured in Europe.. Advantages of Standard Gas Geysers: Affordable pricing. Battery operated. Simple to operate and maintain. These gas geysers offer ‘Summer’ and…
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FAQs

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What size geyser do I need? If you often use the bath then a 16lt, If you mainly shower and occasionally use the bath then a 12lt, If you only shower then a 10lt or an 8lt for an outbuilding shower or a kitchen. Click here to view our guide What is your largest unit? a 20lt, but this is not suitable for home use other than to heat a Jacuzzi as its minimum flow is 10lt/min which is faster than a basin tap will cope with. This means that it will shut off if the required flow is not there. It also takes 2 x 48kg cylinders and a 4kg regulator to operate it. Will a larger unit use more gas? It will use the gas quicker but will…
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