An Introduction to Truma Caravan Heating Units
With technology that is constantly increasing, RV's are no longer limited to heating both air and water with different technologies. Multi-functional units are becoming increasingly common and are great, versatile tools to help you easily achieve a bit more of that comfort of home. As experienced camping enthusiasts, our friends over at Caravan RV Camping know that picking the right heating unit can be difficult task, made no easier when multi-functional systems are thrown into the mix.
Who is Truma?
Founded in 1949 by Philipp Kreiss, the Truma brand is famous for supplying the camping industry with extremely convenient caravan and RV accessories. Currently operated as a family-run business in the heart of Putzbrunn (near Munich), the Truma company continues to conduct international business from their single, traditional, local source. Most recently, on June 26th of 2015, Truma was officially recognized for their steady innovation, being awarded the Medium-Sized Company Innovation Prize during the renowned Mittlstand Summit held in Germany. Although Truma manufactures various accessories, such as caravan maneuvering systems, their high-performance heating units are what truly makes them stand out amongst the crowd.
Truma Combi Heaters
Truma Combi heaters specifically provide you with both water and air heating capabilities and can be operated via a variety of methods (including gas, electric, or both).The current most popular Combi model is the Truma Combi 4E.
The Truma Combi 4E Water & Air Heater is an intelligent dual purpose machine designed to provide you with uninterrupted heating and hot water on your next road trip. The Truma Combi 4E gas powered air and water heater is an innovative product that can cater to heating both air and water simultaneously and independently. Powered by liquid gas and operating on 12 volts, the system can generate up to 4000 watts of heat. All this while remaining environment friendly thanks to its 97% energy efficiency rating.
The functions of the Combi 4E are accessed via an LCD control panel, programmed for user-friendly operation. The appliance comes with a stainless steel 10 litre water tank which is both weatherproof and leakage resistant. It heats water in as little as 20 minutes, (90 minutes with the air heater operational), with the additional ability to mix and heat water while you shower. The product is equipped with performance enhancing features including a safety sensor, self-draining mechanism and anti-frost technology. The system is ducted (65mm ducting to be purchased separately), and comes with three outlet vents. Despite its high performance rating, the Combi 4E range is highly conservative in its fuel consumption, and minimal in its weight and dimensions. This maintenance-free dual purpose air and water heater is the ultimate companion for a state-of-the-art motor home.
One device delivering two functions being able to enjoy double the comfort in your motorhome or caravan. The Truma Combi 4E enables you to heat the internal of your vehicle and heat your water at the same time is why the Truma Combi 4E is one of the most efficient space saving heater and hot water combo units on the RV market today.
Truma E Line Heaters
Geared towards a variety of uses, including acting as an auxiliary heater in a larger caravan, Truma’s E Line Heaters are advanced for current market standards. The most popular model, being the Truma Vario Eco Gas heater.
The Truma Varioheat Eco is a high performance compact, sleek and lightweight gas heater. It is a very efficient heater and will heat your vehicle to the required temperature in a very short period of time. Thanks to the multiple varied functionalities, you can always set the temperature to your desired requirements.
The unit is a ducted air heating device designed for caravans, motor homes, RVs and campers. It combines compact proportions, flexible installation and efficient operation into one 12 - volt gas powered air heater.
While the robust heating is powered by LPG gas, it features a 12-volt electronic operation control unit, which monitors and maintains the temperature of your motor home via a fully automatic thermostat with controlled shut down giving you the desired warmth needed. In addition to this, The Truma Varioheat comes with low running cost thanks to its 95% natural gas efficiency and minimal battery usage. Its near silent operation also guarantees undisturbed sleep every night for those who sometimes wake at the drop of a pin. Its intelligent design employs electronic control over all functions, thus keeping its operation hassle-free and requiring minimal involvement on the part of the user, enabling the adventurer to have peace of mind and not have to worry about attending to the air heater periodically.
Its compact and sleek design makes it compatible with most caravans and motor homes, as it can be installed in a myriad of positions. Its installation is simple and user-friendly, though professional gas installation by a licenced gas fitter is required. The Truma Varioheat is AGA approved for added reliability. So, if your're on the lookout for a new caravan, motor home or RV heater look no further than the Truma Varioheat gas air heater as you will not be disappointed in its efficient output and heating options.
Truma Ultra Rapid Hot - Water Systems
The Truma Ultra Rapid has been designed with two models in its range, the gas/electric and also gas only. This model has taken over the Truma Boiler B14 model and has left the B14 in its wake.
TRUMA ULTRARAPID HOT WATER SYSTEM - 240V ELECTRIC & GAS OPERATION
The Truma UltraRapid Hot water system is suitable for showering, wahsing dishes and your hands with a reliable supply hot water for RV's. Truma has pushed the Truma UltraRapid further with its development by adapting it to better better meet the continuously increasing demands of standards required by the RV market. The Truma UltraRapid Hot Water System impresses with increased heating power, compact dimensions and black design.
TRUMA ULTRARAPID HOT WATER SYSTEM - GAS OPERATION ONLY
Showering, dishwashing, washing your hands – the Truma UltraRapid Hot Water System HWS provide a reliable supply of hot water in leisure vehicles. Truma has now taken the development of the well-tried Boiler further and adapted it to the continuously increasing demands of the standards. The new Truma UltraRapid HWS impresses with increased heating power, compact dimensions and new black design.
So, if you require further information on the Truma heating range please feel free to contact one of our friendly staff on 1800 787 278 or www.caravanrvcamping.com.au
DISCLAIMER* Please note, this advice is general in nature and we strongly recommend consulting the product manual and where relevant, a professional installer.