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Choosing the right hot water system for you

Hot water is the largest consumer of energy in many Australian homes. Almost 50% of households use inefficient electric hot water systems. Electric hot water systems are very greenhouse intensive.

This is why the Federal Government has begun an initiative to phase-out electric hot water systems commencing in 2010.

There are far more efficient alternatives such as solar, heat pump or gas hot water; which can substantially reduce your energy bill. In some cases these savings can be more than $300 per year.

So why not make the switch and start saving today?

So what are you waiting for? Convert to a solar, gas or heat pump hot water system and start saving money today on your energy bills - and you will be helping the environment.

Call Sanctuary Energy today on 1800 109 099.

How to choose the correct hot water system?

To help you choose the right hot water system for your needs and lifestyle, it is worth taking a minute to ask yourself a few simple questions such as:

  • What times of the day do you use hot water? For example peak or off-peak.
  • How many occupants are living in the house?
  • What are the ages of the occupants?
  • What energy sources are available in your home? For example gas or electricity.
  • Would it be better to save money in the long run by investing in a new clean energy alternative such as solar energy?

What types of hot water systems are available?

Sanctuary Energy can supply solar hot water systems. An electric storage tank which is the most common hot water system found in homes. It heats and stores hot water in an insulated tank.

Solar hot water systems store energy from the sun to reduce the amount of gas or electricity required for heating.

For advice on the best hot water options for you, call us on 1800 109 099

Heat Pumps

Heat Pumps use no electricity when heating water and only use a very small amount of electricity to distribute the hot water. They source their heat from ambient temperature to produce hot water at a consistent 60 degrees Celsius. Heat pumps can also be used for pool and spa heating.

Heat pumps can be retro-fitted; they can replace existing hot water tanks which are located outside or in a double garage. Heat pumps look like a conventional hot water heater; only half a meter taller.

Domestic heat pumps are available in two sizes; 150 litre and 270 litre tanks.