What’s the best way to choose a hot water system? Do your own research!
Information found on the internet can sometimes be overwhelming. Especially when you in the market for a new energy efficient water heating system. Every household’s water usage is different and finding good, trustworthy information for your personal situation can be a challenge. Electrical, gas, solar or heat pump hot water, there are so many options now-a-days. What are the differences and what is the most cost-saving and environmental-friendly option for your family?
We recommend to do your own research and calculations. You can find lots of good resources, tools and advice about energy savings hot water systems at the EnergyWise
website of EECA, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, they are responsible for promoting energy efficiency and conservation in New Zealand.
EECA provides people at home with online tools and calculators to help them make educated decisions about their personal water and energy usage. For example, you will find a very helpful online tool to compare different water heating systems and it can help you find the best system for you.
You could use this tool to compare the upfront and running costs of different water heating system types for your household. There is also a summary of other things to consider to help you choose the best water heating system for your needs.
As we know, hot water heating accounts for around 30% of the average household energy bill, so choosing the right system can make a real difference, especially on your wallet. Whether you are replacing an existing water heating system, building a new home, or just doing some research, this website will help you explore the different hot water heating options. Find out more about the tool.
In many situations a heat pump hot water system will be much more efficient than traditional electric or gas water heaters. Heat pump technology can heat up your hot water cylinder with up to 70% less costs than other systems. Heat pump technology works day and night, in all seasons and in all weather conditions. Find out more visit our Calitec website.