I like the 30L Ariston storage heater,some of u commented tat there'll will b leakage in future.Itz very serious??? The wan i saw is the square shape storage heater or do they have other model for 30L storage heater?? I asked ard & they charge me $280... itz expensive??
kay.... storage heater has a thermostat inside, so if the water is hot already, the electricity current will not flow, when the water colls, then the current will flow and heat up the water again... so the process goes on and on like this when you forget to switch off the heater.... electricity is ex... but this process don't really consume much elec as the water is hot to begin with, so it only takes a while to heat the water in the tank compared to heating up cold water in a full tank....
no problem... but do not storage heater indeed consume more electricity than instant heaters... just take the plus is that, the water is hotter than what instant heaters produce... early morning or late night when the weather is freezing and you need to take a bathe you will be able to appreciate...
the household item that consumes the most elec is not the aircon, its actually the water heater.... my friend asked the electrician to measure the current flow of all the appliances and turns out that the heater consume the most elec.
Oh dear, storage really does consume so much more electricity? I get very hot water from my current instant heater so temperature's not an issue. The only reason for switching is that the storage can be concealed above my false ceiling so it'll look nicer. H/r if my elect bills start to shoot up, I'll probably be regretting this
the electrician measured the elec flow of instant heater, so already high..... as long as its water heater it will consume elec.
how can you conceal your storage heater in the ceiling? your false ceiling will be soaked up by all the condensation and will fall apart! your ID didn't tell you? false ceiling is fibre plaster board. its is not waterproof.
but no worries la... how long you bathe? the electrcity consumption is based upon the first flow of electricity current... of cos you on the aircon for few hours is more elec consuming than switching the heater on for half an hour....
maybe condos can... but just want to warn you they may be a hassle for maintenance later on. my aircon piping also boxup... i don't know about the structure of condos. think you better ask your ID about the maintenance part.
FOr storage heater how do we control the temperature of the water we bath?? I am having a bath tub (normal type w/o juccuzi) and i staying at the top floor.. will instant heater be enough?? i fins storage heater consume more elecric
The free one from Citygas is not storage type... the 5 litre simply mean it can heat up 5 litre of water per min.
I install a storage heater after much research because i have a bathtub. I find that instant heater can only heat up max 40 degree while storage can go up 70 degree.. thus provide hotter water for bathtub usage
Am using the 'new' Ariston 15litre titanium thingy. No problems yet for 3 to 4 pax showering (if each takes 5 to 10min). Usually we switch it off after the 2nd pax is out. Water can be boiling hot if tune to the highest point.
astrogal , kay : actually electrical storage heater shld save you more money than instant heater.You need to keep the heater on for all the time you are bathing as in the case of the instant. heater . For storage.heater you just need to "heat" up for 20 mins before using the water. and 35l of hot water can let you use for the whole day and for more than 4 person to bathe with.
hidy : its on the high side if your id is charging $120 for installation? how much did your plumbing work add up to? cos' if you use storage heater, you need also to pay for hot/cold pt and change all the pvc pipes to copper or strainless steel.
Aelic : the one frm citygas is a storage heater. just that it uses gas and not elecctricity.
hidy : You can try to ask them to waive the installation charge. Really depends on your overall quotation .In any case, installation is ard $80. After searching for id 6mths, i realized that if they want to earn frm you , they will charge you one way or another.Cannot run.
Hey JGal would be gald to be hearing for your reply soon cos when i called them they told me it is a instant heater..Cos i actually intent to get a rain shower head but advice against if using instant heater..If that city gas heater is a storage one then it would be great..thanks
After all the discussion here about Joven, mostly good review on it. But again anyone encountered bad point on it? leakage problem? I am thinking of getting the 30L for two of my bathroom to coordinate with my Hansgrohe Raindance shower ...
Hi, does anyone know if the storage heater must b installed in the kitchen (where the hot/cold pipe is?)..my flat is a slightly older model and installer say cannot install in common toilet...unless I use instant heater...is this true?? Can I ask the installer to link the points to the common toilet? abit silly to install in the kitchen right?