Cost Of Solar Hot Water

Cost Of Solar Hot Water


Save money with Rheem solar hot water

A solar water heater or heat pump can help reduce your energy usage over time and bring your carbon emissions down too. With a gas or electric booster, you can have hot showers all year round.

Beat rising energy prices with solar hot water. . With a Solar hot water heater you can enjoy big savings on your energy use and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.
Bar Plumbing with Rheem hot water systems use a range of technologies to provide efficient and cost effective solar water heating solutions for all Australian climates.
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Reduce your carbon emissions significantly by converting from an electric storage system to a solar or heat pump system.

Changing to solar hot water will save you money $.

Check our article on Solar hot water and Sunshine Coast.

Running Cost Calculator
The Rheem Running Cost Estimator is provided as a guide only to help you compare estimated running costs between various water heater types.
Simply choose the state in which you live then select the water heater type and tariff.
You can compare the estimated running cost for up to 3 types of water heaters.
You can also get an idea of the estimated energy use and CO2 emissions of each.

Running Cost Calculator

How much money can I save with a solar water heater?

  • How much you save depends on:
  • Your existing system –
  • You’ll save more if you replace an electric water heater.
  • How much water you use
    your current energy tariffs
    how your new solar system is installed – for example the direction and angle of the solar collectors.

The majority of homeowners see the greatest savings on hot water bills when replacing an electric water heater on a continuous tariff.

It’s also useful to know that a solar water heater will reduce greenhouse emissions by up to 65%* depending on where you live, according to Australian Government approved modelling.

Talk to your plumber or solar installer for more information. Your energy provider may also be able to assist with specific information on tariffs applying to your home or area.
And make sure you look up what Government rebates and incentives are available to you with our easy to use rebates calculator.

* reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 65% is for zone 3 – see rebates calculator for more information.

See what our customers are saying about us!

Delivered as promised and well within market rates. Professional outfit…..nice to find a team that are service oriented!!

James Torrance

Happy weekend everyone! Keeping the good vibes rolling with more positive feedback from a customer… “Thanks for the prompt and professional service, our leak is now fixed!

Sue, Yandina Creek

Very pleased with the Apricus unit thus far, we’ve only had to use the booster twice! Bar Plumbing did a good job and we can’t see any evidence of leaks or any other problems.

N Edwards

Finishing Friday on a high note with some great customer feedback! “Just wanted to thank the boys at Bar Plumbing for their fast and efficient service. They went above and beyond with recommendations to get the most out of our solar hot water system. Many thanks.

J Kingston Araya

Hi James Thanks very much for the receipts and for your great service in looking after our tenants. Selena rang last night to thank me for installing the solar system and to say how much they appreciated the very professional and caring way you and the electrician made the installation such a smooth process. Best Wishes


Amazingly quick and efficient. This morning we realised our solar hot water wasn’t hot. Called Bar Plumbing and within an hour a couple of lovely blokes were on our doorstep ready to fix it. Thanks for the speedy service, you will be top of our list of who to call in the future

R Cook

Hi James Just want to say thank you for working with us in relation to the solar hot water system. The guys who came out the other day were fantastic. Doug paid the invoice yesterday. Many thanks

Bron Hayes & Doug Reynolds

James, Attached is the signed for requested. Thanks again for the prompt service. I will recommend you to the folks I know up there. Nice photo! Regards, Hank


Hi James, thanks to you lawrie, gus and Peter for the professional way you installed our solar HW system. I would highly recommend you to anyone who wants a job to be done by a courteous and efficient team. Thanks, very happy.

Tom and sandy

Contact James for a free quote today!

Solar Hot Water Bar Plumbing is your number one supplier and installer of Solar Hot Water Systems on the Sunshine Coast.