Eskom warns of major electricity shortages

Eskom has issued a warning to the South African public, stating that its power generation system is severely constrained due to the loss of two more power units and a delay in returning five units to service. “Eskom wishes to inform the public that the power system is severely constrained this af...

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Eskom load-shedding will triple in 3 years – CSIR

South Africa should brace itself for exponential increases to load-shedding until 2022. This is according to research conducted by Dr Jarrad Wright and Joanne Calitz of the CSIR, who were presenting their findings in a presentation entitled “Setting up for the 2020s: Addressing South Africa’s e...

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Gas Installations – Useful facts

Local Local quotes are generally are free. Outlying areas Some installers do charge for outlying area quotes, however you shouldn’t have to pay more than the installer’s cost to get to you which will vary depending on your location (petrol used) and time spent on travelling....

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FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY PLEASE READ

Gas geysers installed incorrectly COULD be Lethal Please make sure when travelling that you check that the geyser in the bathroom is installed correctly for it’s application before taking a bath or shower.  Look on the side of the...

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Buying a Dewhot

If you are considering buying a Dewhot gas water heater, then you have already taken the first step to reducing your reliance on electricity. This makes economic and practical sense. The only thing left now is which brand do you buy and what model do you need. First of all, let us look at w...

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5 things to consider when buying a geyser

Support Buyers must not look at just the cost, but also the reliability of the unit and its back up. You don't want a disposable option. We are fully versed in the technicalities and repair of these units and carry a full range of reasonably priced spares should they be required. In most ca...

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The start of 2016

Dear Customers As we head into 2016 we find that as expected geyser sales are starting off a little slow, probably 20% down on an average month. Reasons for this are obvious with the heat wave, post-Christmas finances, fewer electrical outages and the Rand plummeting. However, winter is coming an...

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After Sales Care

We stock all the necessary spares you might need to fix your geyser. Units have a 1 year repair or replace warranty but should you need to fix anything after this period you can order the parts directly from us. We can repair your units for you, alternatively we can also refer the closest technician...

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The constant temperature gas geyser

One of the limitations of the standard natural draft units is that the faster the flow the lower the temperature. This meant that if you ran two showers they were too cold or if you ran one it was too hot. Forced fan constant temperature units are available that counteract this but the fan runs off...

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The Dewhot Protect Covers for Gas Geysers

The Dewhot units are for outside use. However if they are mounted where the rain or strong wind can get to them then you need a cover. These covers also offer added security against theft. They are made of galvanised steel. They have a slanting top to shed off rain. No flue required. They have k...

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Looking at the price of electricity

We had our electric geyser fail, & looking at the price of electricity and the threat of major increases in the next few years,we decided to change to gas in the one bathroom, where we have a shower & hand-basin and see how it worked. We installed a new shower head to suit the geyser flow 1...

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Choosing the Correct Gas Water Heater

These units are activated by the water flowing through them. The water flows over a venture valve that causes low pressure on one side of a diaphragm and with water pressure on the other it pushes open the micro switch. This fires the igniters and opens the gas solenoid valve. The water i...

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