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LPG Installations

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LPG installations supplied from replaceable cylinders are classed as Gasfitting work. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is the name given to hydrocarbon fuel gases that become liquid is either a moderate increase in pressure or a moderate drop in temperature, or both, occur. Propane and butane are the two most commonly used gases. General LPG, which is currently available, is 60% propane and 40% Butane by mass and NOT by volume. LPG liquefies at gauge pressures of between 600 and 700 KPA.

HOW LONG WILL MY LPG BOTTLES LAST?

The following is an indication and designed to educate the public before deciding to switch to LPG gas supply. If you have questions or wish to discuss alternative options please ask for our technical team on 0800 TEAM EUROThe amount of liquid fuel that can be vaporised from a cylinder depends on the temperature, and how much fuel is in the cylinder. The vaporisation rate determines how much heat energy a cylinder can supply. As a rough guide, a 45KG cylinder can supply an average of 53MJ/h. The following formula is a simple and practical way to find how many 45kg cylinders you need. (further down also a simple calculation to determine how many hours they will last)

Number of cylinder = total demand (MJ/h) / 53

For example, you are going to use/install the following LPG appliances:

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APPLIANCE INPUT MJ/h
Cooker 55
Water Heater 25
Space Heater 20
Space Heater 8
Total Demand 108 MJ/h
Therefore number of cylinders = 108/53 = 2.038. You should therefore install a supply bank of 2 x 45 KG cylinders with a changeover valve and have a reserve bank of two more 45KG cylinders.In the same way, you can calculate how long the cylinders will last before they run out. By using the examples above, you can see that each kilogram of 60/40 LPG evolves 0.467 m3 of gas. You have decided to use 2 x 45KG LPG cylinders. The HV value of 60/40 LPG is 102.7 MJ/m3 and the maximum demand is 108 MJ/h.

Calculate as follows:

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Gas Stored = 90 x 0.467 = 42.03 m3
Energy Stored = 42.03 x 102.7 = 4316.5 MJ
Consumption time = 4316.5 / 108 (demand) = 39.97 hours!

9KG bottle installation / re-location (LPG)

PRICE: $ 449 including (GST incl) *conditions apply Book Now

Still have your LPG bottle sitting inside a cupboard supplying gas to you LPG gas hob? Are you aware that laws in New Zealand have changed deeming such installations as “unsafe” and non-compliant? Whether you are selling your home and are now required to bring the installation up to standard, or wanting maintain a safe environment, this special installation deal offers the solution for most scenarios. Included is:

  • 5 meter gas pipe run to exterior wall
  • Gas bottle regulator and hose
  • All labor and involved materials
  • Gas certificate (PS3)
This special excludes the supply of a LPG bottle, please advise in your booking details if needed.

Replacing LPG change over regulator (supply to 2 x 45KG LPG bottles)

PRICE: $ 442.75 including (GST incl) *conditions apply Book Now

Included is:

  • Supply and installation of new Automatic LPG change over regulator (2.75 KPA) with manual switchover, includes two flexible connections (pigtails) to existing LPG bottles which should not be longer than 1 meter. Please note that change over regulator installations are required to be secured to the wall and provided with a condensate drain, if no condensate drain is available an extra charge of $ 30 including GST will apply.
  • LPG gas bottle test and system commissioning
Instantaneous Rinnai / Bosch / Rheem water heating on LPG bottles

View our special here RINNAI SPECIAL

For further Instant water heater specials please follow this link Instant Gas Water Heating

Some key rules around LPG bottle installations to supply Instant water heaters:

In general LPG cylinders should be installed,

  • Outdoors, or in a ventilated cylinder house
  • Upright on a firm base (typically, pavers or concrete)
  • Above ground and flood level
  • A mandatory minimum distance from ignition sources, drains or openings into buildings (review NZBC or ask gasfitter)
  • Secured in position
  • Located or protected from vandalism and vehicle damage
  • To comply with the dangerous Goods regulations

Relocate your existing or install new 9KG LPG bottle for your gas hob or BBQ

View our LPG bottle relocation / installation special HERE

LPG BOTTLE LOCATION VS VENTILATION

LPG bottle housing must have high and low ventilation openings of at least 200cm2 for cylinder enclosed. LPG being heavier than air will drain from the housing through the lower ventilation opening to outside and safely disperse. The cylinder must also have minimum clearances from any possible source of ignition, any openings to building and any drains. LPG bottles CANNOT be stored under your kitchen sink without ventilation and keeping clearances in mind. Alternatively LPG bottles can be relocated to the outside to comply with the standard.

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