Heat Pump Hot Water Systems

If you're looking to switch to a more energy-efficient and cost-effective water heating system, a heat pump is your best option.

Expert Plumbing, the leading supplier and installer of heat pumps in Melbourne's Inner North/Eastern Suburbs, offers a wide range of heat pumps to both homeowners and businesses that provide energy-efficient heated water at a fraction of the cost of traditional heating systems.

Our selection of heat pumps includes reputable brands like Hydrotherm, Sanden, and iStore. You can purchase a heat pump from us and take advantage of our supply and installation offer with one of our qualified plumbers. We can also customize models to fit the requirements and size of your home or business.

Read about how to choose a hot water heat pump.

Take advantage of Government Rebates!

The Federal and Victorian governments are now offering generous rebates for people installing heat pump hot water systems. You could save up to $2,000! To simplify the process, we can use our expertise in rebates and incentives to save you money. We can process rebates on your behalf to ensure you get your maximum entitlement, which in most cases, we provide as a point-of-sale discount. For more information, please read our informative blog. By choosing a heat pump, you'll not only have more money in your pocket but also make an environmentally-friendly choice.

By using heat pumps, you can save a significant amount of money on your hot water bills.

It's a highly efficient system that uses 3-5 times less electricity than standard electric hot water systems.

Heat pumps emit less greenhouse gas.

Expert Plumbing are an Authorised Hot Water Provider with Solar Victoria

Removing all gas appliances? Many customers are moving away from gas and switching to all electric homes.

Learn About Heat Pumps

Thermann Heat Pump

Heat pumps are gaining more popularity as sustainable options for heating water because of their energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources. They use notably less energy than traditional hot water units and are aided by incentives such as Australia's Small-Scale Renewable Energy Scheme and Solar Victoria's Hot Water Rebate.  They come in two types, integrated and split-system, and installation considerations include proper clearance, noise levels, dedicated circuits, and a firm foundation.

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Sanden Eco Plus Heat Pump

The Sanden Eco Plus heat pump, manufactured in Japan for Australian conditions, is a reliable way to heat water. It uses ambient air to extract heat and has a built-in manual element boost for high demand situations. An industry leading unit that heats 50% faster than a standard electric system whilst being much more efficient, it also comes with a stainless steel tank with 15 year warranty.

Capacity: 250L, 300L, 315L

How to Choose a Hot Water Heat Pump

Energy Efficiency: Look for a hot water heat pump with a high coefficient of performance (COP). A higher COP indicates greater energy efficiency, meaning the heat pump can produce more hot water output for a given amount of electricity input. This can result in significant energy savings and lower operating costs over time.

Energy Efficiency

Look for a hot water heat pump with a high coefficient of performance (COP). A higher COP indicates greater energy efficiency, meaning the heat pump can produce more hot water output for a given amount of electricity input. This can result in significant energy savings and lower operating costs over time.

Size and Capacity

Determine the appropriate size and capacity of the heat pump based on your household's hot water demand. Consider factors such as the number of occupants, daily water usage, peak demand periods, and specific requirements (e.g., simultaneous use of multiple showers or appliances). Choosing the right size ensures efficient operation and avoids unnecessary energy consumption.

Space Requirements

Assess the available space for installing the heat pump. Different heat pump models have varying sizes, and it's important to ensure you have adequate space for the system's indoor and outdoor components. Additionally, consider ventilation requirements and noise levels, especially if the installation location is near living areas or neighbouring properties.

Installation Cost and Compatibility

Evaluate the installation cost and compatibility with your existing hot water system. Additional plumbing or electrical work may be necessary depending on the configuration and requirements. Ensure that the heat pump is compatible with your current plumbing infrastructure, and consider consulting with a professional installer to assess any modifications or upgrades needed. Expert Plumbing can help you with this.

Maintenance and Service

Heat pumps generally require periodic maintenance, such as filter cleaning or refrigerant checks, to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Research the manufacturer's recommended maintenance procedures.

Warranty and Support

Check the warranty coverage provided by the manufacturer. A longer warranty period can give you peace of mind regarding potential repairs or component replacements. Additionally, research the reputation and reliability of the manufacturer and ensure they offer responsive customer support. Expert Plumbing is happy to discuss their experience with different manufacturers.

Cost and Return on Investment

Evaluate the upfront cost of the heat pump system and compare it with the potential energy savings over its lifespan. Consider the payback period and return on investment (ROI) based on energy cost savings. While hot water heat pumps may have a higher initial cost than conventional water heaters, long-term energy savings can offset the investment.

Expert Plumbing can assess your requirements, conduct a thorough site evaluation, and provide recommendations for installing your hot water heat pump.

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