Issue 46 – February 2013
Energy Safety has prohibited a portable shower design that uses a gas fired flueless instantaneous water heater to supply the hot water. The shower unit is similar in design to a portable toilet and the units in question have the water heater installed inside the shower unit.
The Prohibition Notice prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale, or use of the shower unit.
→ Read the full Safety Alert (http://www.med.govt.nz/energysafety/consumer/safety-alerts/portable-showers)
Summarised from an Energy Safety 'Safety Alert', 8 November 2012.