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THE ELECTRIC VERSUS A GAS HOT WATER SYSTEM SYDNEY

Posted by on December 1, 2018

A hot water system Sydney is very essential in any household due to its convenience. The hot water system Sydney must have the capability to provide hot water at any given time, in other words it should be reliable. There is a range of hot water systems that are available for household use. They include; electric hot water systems, gas hot water systems, heat pump systems, solar based hot water systems among others. There are many things to consider when choosing the right hot water system Sydney for your household. They include, household size, amount of hot water required, the installation costs and running costs.

The most commonly used hot water systems Sydney however are the electric and gas hot water systems. Although they are the commonest hot water systems Sydney, they are quite different in how they work. Let us see how the electric hot water system differs from the gas hot water system.

Electric hot water system Sydney.

This system is also known as a hot water cylinder. This system comes in options, those that heat water all day long and the off-peak storage units. The off-peak systems are cheap to maintain compared to the all-day systems.

The electric hot water system Sydney is just like a large version of the system used in toasters. Electricity current is used to heat the water stored in the tank directly.

However, their use is declining due to the availability of other options that are cheaper for example solar hot water systems.

Gas hot water system Sydney.

The gas hot water system Sydney are beginning to be widely used as gas prices are cheaper compared to electricity. Unlike the electric hot water system Sydney, the gas system uses a flame from fuel to heat the water. These systems heat water when it passes through the system as it has no storage tank unlike the electric hot water system that heats water stored in the tank.

This system must be installed correctly and safely by a qualified gas plumber Sydney as they carry the risk of gas leaks and gas poisoning. This can really be fatal bearing in mind that this is a system that is used to heat water for consumption and other household uses.

Get advice from a reputable hot water system Sydney plumber before purchasing a system.

Since 25 percent of the total daily water use is used when hot, you really need to get it right when choosing the right hot water system Sydney. When you take the various hot water systems into consideration, it is advisable to consult an experienced hot water system Sydney plumber to seek advice on what would be the most suitable system for your home.

He will take into consideration many factors to determine which size, type and make will be most appropriate for your home.  

 

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