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Speedheat 5kW Instant Water Heater Shower Head

This electric unit has been redesigned with an enclosed stainless steel sheathed element for use in all conditions of water. This latest design has been tested and approved to the European Standards IEEC 335-1, IEEC 335-2-35 and BS EN 335-1:1988.

Features

  • SPEEDHEAT is available in, a 3.5kW or 5kW unit.
  • There are attachments available, A Chromed gooseneck shower rose and a chromed basin mixer.
  • Saves electricity and water consumption.
  • It is cheaper and easier to install, compared to an electric boiler/geyser.
  • The element can be cleaned or replaced if there is a calcium build-up on it.
  • It is fitted with a thermal cut out switch. (A safety feature which switches off the element should the water get too hot) This prevents the element from burning out.
  • It can be used in a low water pressure area, it requires a minimum of 60 kPa / 0.1 Bar.
  • It comes with a 1year warranty.

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SKU: GE-SPE-5KW
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Excl. Tax: R 674.78 Incl. Tax: R 776.00

Product Description

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Cost Effectiveness of SPEEDHEAT vs Electric Boiler
South African electricity costs: * R 1.42 kW / Hr (Check this cost in your area). Using a 5 kW SPEEDHEAT unit, the electricity costs for a family of 6, with each person showering for 5 minutes a day - R 106.50 per month (R 1.42 / 60min x 5kW x 6 People x 5 minutes = R 3.55 / day = R 106.50 per month).

  • Standard heat loss formula for a 150 litres boiler = 0.4watts per litre + 60 watts.
  • Cost per hour to maintain boiler at temperature = (0.4w x 150 litre) + 60w = 120w.
  • At current cost of * R0.28 kW/Hr * = 0.120w x R1.42 = R0.170 /Hr.
  • 24hrs x 365days = 8760hrs per annum = R 0.156 x 8760 = R1 492.70 p.a.
  • Losses from the boiler “geyser” only = R 124.40 per month.

NOTE: This excludes the cost of showering as in the SPEEDHEAT calculation. There are other costs when using a “geyser”, this is when the tap is situated some distance from the boiler and when hot water is left to cool in the pipes after the hot tap is used.

There are savings all round when installing a SPEEDHEAT. A conventional water storage heater “geyser” costs more, installation costs are much higher, it will consume five times more electricity and water.

Specifications

  • Element Rated Power: 5 kW.
  • Shape: Round.
  • Dimensions: 120 mm (H) x 100 mm (D).
  • Flow Rate: 3 l/min.
  • Jet Type: Standard.
  • Material: Plastic 
  • Mounting: Wall.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Disclaimer Please note that stock availability is subject to prior sales. Prices exclude delivery. The image serves as an example of what the product looks like and may differ slightly in appearance.
Guarantee/ Warranty 12 month product warranty
Geyser Litres No
Unions No
Colour No
Type No
Optional Bag No

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