What are Electric Storage Hot Water Systems?
The storage tanks range from 25 litres through to 400 litre capacities with a single element or dual element to suit your needs.
This would be the most commonly used hot water heater on the market. It consists of a cylinder usually mounted on the ground which uses a heating element to heat the water. This unit is not classed as a solar heater and does not attract any government hot water rebates.
- Usually cheaper than a solar installation set up.
- Can run multiple showers at the same time.
- Long life.
- Suitable for indoor and outdoor installation.
- Easily repaired and are inexpensive.
They have a larger carbon footprint compared to storage gas or solar hot water system.
Dependent upon your needs this type can be relatively more expensive to run than a solar installation..