Gas Geysers has been around for decades and is increasingly becoming a very popular water heater again. Gone are the days when you had to keep a pilot light burning. The new generation of Gas Water Heaters comes with battery operated (2 x AA batteries) igniters and an LCD screen for temperature control.
They have also become smarter and more efficient. At full blast, it will consume as little as 1.45kg of gas per hour. Considering that you only shower for 5 or so minutes, your standard 19kg bottle should last many months.
"Why is it green if it still uses gas?" you may ask. Well it burns LP Gas (Liquid Petroleum Gas) or butane as many of us knows it. It is essentially a by product of the refining process of Petrol.
Why a Gas Geyser over a Solar Geyser or Heat Pump ? Interesting question. It all has to do with usage patterns and needs. Say you have a normal geyser, but your kitchen is on the other side of the house. Every time you open a tap, you wait 5 minutes for the w...