Do my pipes need to be retrofitted when putting in a HWHP?
Existing pipes connecting to a new HWHP will need to match the plumbing regulations of the day. A qualified plumber can give you this advice on location or when giving you a quote.
How large of a HWHP and tank do I need?
To get the right sized tank: 1. Count the number of people in your household and consider the people who might join or leave your household soon. 2. Assume that each person will use around 50 litres of hot water per day. (Modify if someone prefers ...
Does a HWHP need any additional booster?
• Some heat pumps do not function in below-freezing weather and supply a resistive electric booster for such conditions. • However, recent advances in cold-climate heat pump technology allow you to use a heat pump no matter where you live. Just be ...
I've had solar and battery for a while and I now want to go off-grid, how do I do this? Does my system need to be retrofitted at all?
• Your solar system will need to be large enough to meet your power needs and your battery will need to be able to cover your requirements at all times, including peak periods. In most cases, this means that you will need very large solar and battery ...
I live in a large home with 5+ people, is a HWHP suitable?
You will need to ensure you get the correct size tank to benefit with 5+ people. To find the perfect balance between lower electricity bills and your family’s need for hot water, follow these steps: 1. Count the number of people in your household ...
I’m moving house, can I take my HWHP with me?
This will be expensive and time consuming. If you are selling the home, it may not be legally possible. Relocating a HWHP requires extensive and complex technical work. Therefore, it is recommended to enlist the help of a professional while ...