The $33 hot water heat pump, fact or fiction?

Have you come across the promise of a $33 hot water heat pump installation? Here’s the backstory. When the state and federal governments started offering rebates for hot water heat pumps, manufacturers cottoned on quickly. Some decided to produce heat pumps as inexpensively as possible. Unfortunately, this often meant sacrificing quality. Installers then saw an opportunity: if the product was …

Choosing a hot water heat pump

Remember how we said there were 100 brands of hot water heat pumps in Australia?  Well, these 100 brands make about 600 different models of heat pumps. Let’s cover some of the key differences between the various models, and go into more detail on how to choose the right model for you.  If you’ve just joined us, we highly recommend …

Hot water heat pump brands in Australia – which ones are good?

According to the Clean Energy Regulator, there are about 100 different brands of hot water heat pumps in Australia that are approved by the government to be eligible for rebates.   We’ve gotten feedback from households and communities around Australia, spoken to plumbers and manufacturers, and trawled through internet forums and Facebook groups.  We’ve considered not just feedback from households, but …