Both heat pump hot water system and roof mounted solar hot water heaters are being extensively used by homeowners in Sydney and Canberra other cities of Australia. Both these systems provide you with an adequate amount of hot water in a matter of minutes and have their own set of advantages.
A heat pump solar hot water system is usually installed by customers who do not want to have panels on their roof or where there is a significant amount of shading of the roof. On the other hand, roof mounted solar hot water systems are preferred by customers who want to cut costs and minimise their energy related bills and get a lot of sunlight on their roof.
Heat pump hot water systems help you save energy by utilising the air’s heat to heat the water. They use only 1.2kw/hr of electricity in comparison to a standard electric system, which utilises 3.6kw/hr. Solar hot water heaters utilise direct heat from the sun to heat water.
Since there has been a reduction in the rebates available for Heat Pumps, you will find that solar hot water systems are comparatively cheaper than heat pump systems. However when it comes to installation, the procedure for installing a heat pump is much simpler in comparison to solar hot water systems. In addition you won’t require any other technicians (including an electrician) to complete the task.
In case you are planning to install any solar hot water systems in your house, it is advisable for you to get in touch with companies that offer installations for solar hot water Canberra wide. They will provide you with experienced and well-trained staff that can install both passive and active hot water systems. An active solar water heating system consists of one or more than one solar cells that receive light and then transform the energy from sun’s heat into electric energy which is then stored in a photovoltaic battery. On the other hand, passive hot water systems do not consist of have any movable parts and can be maintained easily.