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How to choose the right water heater

Nothing beats coming home to a comforting warm shower after a long day and every water heater is made different to cater to varying needs. Use this Buying Guide to decide which water heater caters best to your needs.

Buying a storage water heater

Available in various sizes and capacities, this type of water heater is ideal if you are looking to supply hot water to multiple points.

Quick tips

  • Measure the amount of space in your bathroom and check it against the dimensions of the water heater before you buy.
  • Cater 10 minutes (estimated) to allow the heating process to complete.
  • Use kitchen and bathroom mixers, not taps, so that hot water can be discharged at the various points.

Factors to consider

A storage water heater maximises your comfort in the shower by maintaining a consistently strong water pressure through the shower head. Consider these 6 factors when deciding which storage water heater is right for you.

Vitowell comfort storage water heaters come with mechanical ELCB to prevent electric shocks.

As always, safety first

All Vitowell comfort storage water heaters are fully equipped with a water resistant casing material and safety thermostats to offer robust protection against electric shock hazards.

Good storage water heaters come with a high quality thermostat to prevent overheating an electronic earth-leakage circuit breaker (ELCB) and water-resistant casing material to assure maximum safety.

Check that the tank and heating element of your storage water heater is made of high quality material that prevents corrosion.

Vitowell comfort storage water heaters are made of ABS casing that gives you greater durability.

Longer water tank life

Our storage water heaters are engineered with Ceratech Technology, a proprietary coating formula that provides high resistance to corrosion and reduction in scale build-up, making the heater more durable.

Choose your storage water heater based on the amount of water you need. Use this recommendation as a guide:

  • 1 - 2 pax:  10L / 15L
  • 2 - 3 pax: 20L
  • 4 pax: 30L
  • > 4 pax: 50L / 80L / 100L 
Vitowell comfort storage water heaters come in various capacities to cater to your needs.

Which capacity?

Select the storage water heater with features that best fit your needs and budget. Vitowell comfort storage water heaters come in 7 capacities to suit households of different sizes. 

Ensure that the dimensions of the storage water heater can fit into the space where you would like to install within your bathroom for proper installation and access for any maintenance work.

Vitowell comfort storage water heaters come in various sizes that can cater to different installation areas.

Designs for every need

Vitowell comfort storage water heaters are available in three designs: Cube, Slim or Cylinder. The traditional, compact design makes cube heaters particularly suitable for small bathrooms. Slim heaters stick out by their simplistic, modern design. Thanks to the slim shape, they can also be concealed in a false ceiling. Cylinders are high-capacity devices available for horizontal or vertical set-up, depending on the space at the point of installation.

Choose a modern storage water heater that can heat water up at the right time, just before your shower, so that you don’t have to wait or guess if there will be enough hot water.

The Vitowell comfort Deluxe gives you maximum heating control and energy savings.

Efficient power mode

Equipped with two independently controllable heating elements and an electronic timer, the Vitowell comfort Deluxe gives you more flexibility in the use of electric power to maximise heating control and energy savings. 

Look out for higher quality storage water heaters in the market with higher energy efficiency to avoid costly electricity bills.

All Vitowell comfort storage water heaters come with high density PU insulation to reduce heat loss in the water tank.

Less energy wastage

Save energy and costs with Vitowell comfort storage water heaters. Equipped with a thick layer of high density PU insulation, they preserve heat for a long time even after the heater has been switched off. 

Introducing Vitowell comfort storage water heaters

The Vitowell comfort series of storage water heaters from Viessmann are available in three different models: Classic Slim, Premium Cube and Deluxe Cube. Watch this short video for a quick comparison of their features and benefits.

Buying an instant water heater

This type of water heater is ideal if you are looking to supply hot water instantly to a single point (i.e. the bathroom shower).

Quick tips

  • Be sure to wire your water heater to a dedicated heating point with a heater switch.   
  • Make sure that your water inlet and outlets are connected correctly before use.
  • Reduce the flow rate from the hand shower spray if you need to increase the temperature on a rainy day. 

Factors to consider

Instant water heaters provides hot water instantaneously and take up less space, making them an ideal choice for smaller households living in compact apartments. When choosing an instant water heater, look out for these important features:

Good instant water heaters make no compromise when it comes to user safety. They come with anti-scald protection with auto heating shut-off so that you will not be harmed by any abrupt change in temperature. They also come with mechanical ELCB safety switch also guarantees complete safety against electrical hazards that reacts immediately to any possible electrical leakage.

All Vitowell easy instant water heaters come with anti-scald protection.

Anti-scald protection with automatic heating shut-off at 55°C

All Vitowell easy instant water heaters come with an automatic heating shut-off at 55°C for maximum protection of you and  your family.

Choose an instant water heater that uses an effective temperature control system and durable casing material so that you can enjoy a comfortable shower with no worries.

All Vitowell easy instant water heaters are made with ABS casing material.

Superior features and material

Vitowell easy instant water heaters come with a control system that keeps temperature constant regardless of changes in inlet water pressure and temperature. Enjoy longer durability with an ABS outer casing. They also come equipped with an extremely reliable mechanical ELCB technology protection for ultimate safety against electrical hazards.

Good instant water heaters provide a high quality shower spray that offers you various modes for a relaxing shower. They even remember your favourite temperatures so that you can shower with ease.

The Vitowell easy Premium also comes with a rainshower set to upgrade your shower experience.

Convenience

The Vitowell easy Premium has a LED ring with changing color tones to show you when water heating has been completed, allowing for precise temperature setting.

The Vitowell easy Deluxe has an advanced memory mode that can remember your favourite temperatures.

Advanced memory mode

The 2 temperature presets of the Vitowell easy Deluxe come in handy for those who emphasize and appreciate shower comfort even with a hectic pace of life.

Introducing Vitowell easy instant water heaters

The Vitowell easy series of instant water heaters from Viessmann are available in three different models: Classic, Premium & Deluxe. Watch this short video for a quick comparison of their features and benefits.

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