Installing a Solar Hot water system
With electricity price rising, you may want to consider installing a solar hot water system. A solar water heater or heat pump can reduce your energy usage over time. With solar hot water rebates in place, you may also qualify for additional government funds.
What solar hot water system do I choose?
There are many brands of solar hotwater systems in the market. Knowing what to choose for your property and your needs can be difficult. There are few things to take into consideration:
- Collectors – There are two types of collectors used in a solar hot water service. (i) flat plate collectors or (ii) evacuated tubes
- Size of your roof
- Tank size
- Number of people living in your property
- Are you in a frost prone area
When choosing a solar hot water system, we recommend having a qualified plumber in Sydney to provide you a recommendation and quote. At Brennan Plumbing, we can also check if you qualify for the government rebate program for solar hot water.