Although electricity consumption of water heater or geyser depends on the amount of hot water used (as discussed in our link: Choose the right sized water heater/geyser for electricity saving), standing loss can be an important factor while deciding which water heater to buy. “Standing loss” or heat/energy loss of a water heater to the
We recently got an email from a reader of Bijli Bachao saying that he purchased an instant water heater after reading our articles. This made us think: did we ever recommend using instant water heater to people? The answer was NO. Were the articles written in such a way that it came out that instant water heaters were better? May be! So we thought of writing this article that can give our understanding and take on instant water heaters. There is nothing like buying
Solar Water Heaters are becoming quite popular these days. Through a lot of government support, marketing and subsidies these products have come a long way in India. They have become quite affordable now and many people have started adopting solar water heaters for their water heating needs. Many big brands have now started making (& selling) solar water heaters in India. And some of them are also available online on e-commerce platforms. In India, heated water
Water heating is a big component of electricity bill at homes and offices especially in winter season. Heating, like cooling requires a lot of electricity, and there by special care should be taken while selecting a water heater. Multiple types of water heaters are available in the market and the choice depends on the application. Types of water heaters that are available are: Instant water heaters (electric and gas) and storage water heaters (electric, gas and solar).