Did you know the cost of heating water is one of the biggest contributors to your household electricity bill? Reducing the amount we spend on hot water requires a two-fold approach. Reducing consumption and ensuring we have an energy efficient hot water system. In this post, we’ll be looking at one of these systems – heat pump hot water systems – and how they can help reduce our energy consumption.
Solar Panels are one way to utilise renewable energy to keep electricity costs down. A heat pump hot water system is another.
There are different types of heat pump water systems, but the basic process is the same. Heat from outside the system (usually from the air but also water and ground heat) is transferred to the water inside through a heat exchange system.
With the average household spending around 25% of its total energy on heating water, the most noticeable benefit will be the savings you make on your hot water-related expenses. Other benefits include:
Looking for a local electrician to install your heat pump hot water system? Innovate Air + Electrical can help. We can advise you on which heat pump is right for you and how to get the most out of your new system. Contact us today to find out more.