Should I get a HWHP with a timer?
Most current hot water heat pumps come with automatic timers. You can use these to maximise heating during higher daytime ambient temperatures, and (if you have a solar system) use free PV-generated energy to do so.
These timers can always be re-programmed or overridden in case you need extra hot water at other times.
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 ...
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 ...
Do LEDs get hot?
LED bulbs do get warm but the heat is pulled away by a heat sink in the base of the bulb. From there, the heat dissipates into the air and the LED bulb stays cool, helping to keep its promise of a very long life.
Is a HWHP an environmentally friendly system?
• Yes – 70% more environmentally friendly than traditional electric storage systems. Heat pumps decrease more than just your electricity bills. • If you switch to a heat pump from a traditional electric system, the pump can lower your hot water ...
My HWHP or tank is leaking, what should I do?
The HWHP has a drain pipe that occasionally releases water. But for all other apparent leaks, call your service provider as it is likely the system needs repairing or replacing.