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Are Solar Geysers Better Than Electric Geysers?

By June 2, 2019 June 18th, 2019 No Comments

Solar water heating isn’t a new concept. It’s been around for more than 50 years. And it’s high time that more people embrace the potential of solar power and become more energy efficient.

Are you aware that nearly 40% of your home’s electricity is consumed by heating your water? And with the cost of electricity in South Africa, especially in winter when the tariffs go up because we use more, this can amount to quite a large sum of money. But when you install a solar geyser, you can reduce your electricity bill by at least 35% to 40% overall.

Benefits of Installing a Solar Geyser

Below is a list of benefits associated with a solar geyser installation in South Africa:

Cost Saving

As we’ve mentioned before, you will see significant savings on your monthly electricity bill with a solar geyser. From the savings, you’ll be able to pay for the system within a short amount of time, after which your hot water is free of charge.

Ads Value to Your Property

A Solar geyser is an investment that will instantly increase the value of your property. Solar geysers have a lifespan of 20 to 30 years.

Good for the Environment

Solar energy is the cleanest energy form available to humankind. It doesn’t pollute the air and there’s no exploitation of our limited supply of natural resources.

Supply Consistency

South Africans are all too familiar with the term “load shedding”. Taking a cold shower because of blackouts isn’t exactly fun. A solar geyser provides you with a consistent supply of hot water, even during blackouts.

Lower Demand for Electricity

The infrastructure in South Africa is under significant pressure and in desperate need of expensive upgrades. Lowering your dependence on the grid might postpone a total grid collapse and the possibility for sourcing expensive energy somewhere else.

Free Hot Water

In sunny South Africa, the average winter day generates more than enough solar energy to heat up your water without electric backup. And after you’ve paid off your investment, your hot water is free for years to come.

You too could use what mother nature gives to your advantage. Get in touch with the team at Nupower to book your solar geyser installation today!