Are You in Need of Heat Pump Repairs?
Plumber Near Me is here for all of your heat pump hot water solutions, including repairs, installation and general maintenance. We're available 24/7, every day of the year, and there are no additional after-hours fees.
We’re Experts in Heat Pump Repairs
Heat pump hot water systems are known for being highly energy efficient, making them a great alternative to an already energy-efficient solar hot water heating system.
They also work well in cold climates, operating in temperatures as low as -5°C. That makes the heat pump water heater the right hot water system for Australia’s dynamic climate conditions. You can even avoid the need for solar panels, necessary for solar systems, while still calling on renewable energy to provide hot water.
Heat pump systems enable you to save on energy consumption and lower your carbon emissions with both minimal effort and no loss of steaming hot showers.
24/7 Specialist Heat Pump Hot Water Expertise
Plumber Near Me is ready to come to your rescue when your heat pump goes cold or springs a leak. You can count on us for immediate heat pump repairs any day of the year.
There are no additional fees for an after-hours visit to install, service or repair your heat pump water heater on a public holiday or the weekend. We aim to be at your door within an hour of your call*. When you need hot water from your heat pump hot water system, we will not leave you waiting.
Our quick and easy repairs offer long-term solutions which will not leave you picking up the phone again in a few weeks. Customers can rest easy knowing that they have a healthy hot water system that will last for many years to come.
How Do Heat Pumps Work?
Hot water heat pumps are an innovative way to generate hot water energy using heat from the surrounding air. Unlike traditional water heaters, heat pump water heaters don’t produce heat themselves. Instead of generating heat directly, they transfer heat from the surrounding air to heat water stored in a water storage tank.
The operation of a hot water heat pump system begins with the evaporator, which absorbs heat from the surrounding air. The evaporator absorbs the heat drawn from the ambient air, before transferring it to a refrigerant, which is capable of changing states from a gas to a liquid and vice versa.
This heated refrigerant is compressed by a separate unit called the compressor unit. The refrigerant gets hotter as the compression continues. It then moves through a heat exchanger that transfers the heat from the hot refrigerant to the cold water in the storage tank.
Once the heat is transferred, the now-cooled refrigerant returns to the evaporator and the refrigeration cycle starts again. This process continues until the water in the storage tank reaches the desired temperature, ensuring a constant supply of hot water. The unique ability to absorb heat from the ambient air makes heat pump hot water systems remarkably efficient and environmentally friendly.
The Benefits of Heat Pump Water Heaters
Heat pump water heaters are becoming increasingly popular in Australia, due largely to their innovative design and exceptional efficiency. They offer a wide range of benefits to homeowners that include:
- Energy-efficient: Heat pump hot water systems use thermal energy from the environment, making them more efficient than traditional electric or gas water heaters. They can deliver three to four times more heat energy than the electricity they consume.
- Cost-effective: By using less electricity or gas, these systems can significantly reduce energy bills, offering substantial savings over time. This is a significant advantage considering the high energy costs in Australia.
- Environmentally friendly: Heat pumps align with Australia’s green initiatives by minimising greenhouse gas emissions.
- Versatile: They perform effectively across various Australian climates, from temperate regions to tropical ones.
- Long lifespan: With appropriate maintenance, heat pump hot water systems can outlast conventional water heaters, reducing replacement occurrences.
All in all, heat pump hot water systems offer a smart alternative for Australian homeowners seeking to heat water in an energy-efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly way. Despite the initial costs being higher, the long-term benefits of hot water heat pumps make them a valuable investment in our evolving energy market.
Types of Heat Pump Water Heaters
With a wide range of exciting heat pumps on the market, you’ll never run out of options. Leading hot water heat pump manufacturers include:
The versatility of each brand means there is likely to be a heat pump hot water system which is perfectly suited to your needs.
For example, Chromagen models include a 170-litre (L) and 280L storage tank, while the Rheem HDi-310 comes in at 310L. Stiebel Eltron and Rinnai’s Enviroflo heat pump also come in at 300L+ for the perfect companion to a busy household.
The highly efficient unit is perfect as a replacement for an outdated electric hot water system, while it can also be paired with solar panels. While you cannot directly purchase a solar heat pump, if you have existing panels then hot water heat pumps will basically run off-grid, thanks to solar power.
Energy efficient performance will also see you save up to 75% on hot water energy usage (compared to electric) and about 60% on greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a reliable source of hot water for homes of all sizes and in all climates.
Interest Free** Heat Pump Hot Water
Plumber Near Me strives to make the payment process as easy as possible for your convenience. That’s why we offer a range of interest free** payment plans for eligible customers.
Once you have received a fixed-price quote upfront, the payment plan is a simple way to get important work completed without delay.
Choose From A Great Range of Convenient Payment Options
Simply choose a plan with one of our providers – Zip or Humm. You have the flexibility of weekly, fortnightly or monthly instalments, depending on your chosen plan. Some plans even accept a $0 deposit, so there’s no upfront cost.
Your plumber can take you through the easy application process and approval usually takes only a few minutes. If you’re not interested in a payment plan, we also accept cash, cheque, EFTPOS and credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard and American Express).
For all of your heat pump repairs, installation and general maintenance, call Plumber Near Me. You can also fill out our online form and we will get back to you.