Following the sun and where the wind blows may seem fantastic for some of us. But it would be scary for some others. Campervanning in the cold weather forces you to deal with the cold day and night. By adding the van heater diesel, you can go everywhere without worrying the season.
Basically, there are three types of van heaters:
1. LPG Gas
This is the most commonly used van heater. Though normally they will use this LPG for cooking, but it also works well for water heater. Installing the LPG in the vans is easy as most of the vans are provided with a fuel supply in a place. This fuel supply is usually clean burning and quite. The disadvantages are installing the LPG needs fulfilling some regulations. Besides, you need to have enough 12V capacity so you can run the LPG heater. Furthermore, it can be difficult to find any supply while you are exploring the remote areas.
2. 240V Electricity
If you are planning to stay in the parking caravan providing 240V electricity, then you need to install a reverse-cycle air conditioning unit. But, this type of van heater is rather expensive.
The van heater diesel is commonly used these days, especially for long-term travelers. The most important thing is you can find the fuel although you are in the remote areas. Take a note that this van heater diesel also needs 12V capacity to run. As the demand is increasing more and more every year, many manufacturers have manufactured the installation kits for those having DIY skills. This DIY installation saves you more money.
To make sure whether the van heater diesel is perfect for you campervan, check out these advantages:
- Safety and regulation. They have been completed with an auto-shutdown once the temperature of the system exceeds.
- Greater temperature control. The diesel heater is provided with a variable fan speed so the temperature is getting stable. The price is also affordable than the other heater types.
There are various models of diesel heater to choose from, such as:
- Webasto Air Top 2000 STC. This model uses strapless modulation to result the continuous heat. This makes you enjoy the warmth no matter what temperature is in the outside. You can install this model inside, outside the vans, or even in the double floor.
- Webasto Air Top Evo 40/55. This one is similar to 2000 STC but it is purposed for large commercial vehicles.
Webasto Dual Top Evo 6. This model provides efficiency, which is by integrating the water and air heater system into one single system.