An instantaneous gas, LPG or natural, hot water system provides an efficient means of only heating up your water when it is required and thus avoiding the expense of keeping a storage tank up to temperature. Combined in a booster arrangement with a Solar hot water hybrid system, gas is a versatile offering for your hot water needs.
Electric hot water storage system provides a relatively cheap and hassle free solution for hot water where gas may be cost prohibitive or not available to you. Boosted by a Solar roof system the running cost can be reduced dramatically during summer months or ensuring your only run in off peak mode can make electric a reasonable solution.
Transferring the heat from the sun into water stored in a reservoir tank proves to be a very cost effective way to heat your hot water, however these system tend to be more expensive to install as they tend to require a gas based option to support the heating of the water in periods of low sun. With rebates and professionally planned solution with local knowledge to suit your needs, a Solar hot water system will pay for itself quickly and provide long term savings.