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.
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.
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!
Can you please pass onto James and the boys that did the install at my place yesterday my thanks. I am glad I went with a local from our area, price given up front and arrived before I expected you. I will recommend you guys to any of my friends / family who need an honest and quick response. Merry Christmas
Good evening James Thank you for a very professional job Your guys helping were decent and also professional Our hot water has never been so hot We are over the moon Money well spent Once again thanks for a great job Cheers Phil and Joanne Sharpe Pelican waters
I still had James mobile number from several years ago and rang him on a Saturday afternoon. He answered straight away – told him our hot water problem and said he would be there on Monday. Arrived on time and organised a spare hot water system to help us out – at no charge until we sorted things out. What plumber in Australia does something for free? – James did. Our old system was cactus and he emailed a report on the spot for insurance plus got a new Solar roof system all organised for that Thursday. Again they arrived on time – not used to that with tradies believe me, and his team did the job, all the while being polite and professional. I would not hesitate to recommend Bar plumbing to anyone as very switched on plumbers, a pleasure to deal with for a great job @ a fair and reasonable rate. Rog…
Good fast service. Our hot water system blew Sunday night, by 10 Monday morning Bar Plumbing were here with a standby unit until our split system Solar was installed and now we are up and running solar hot water and haven’t run out yet. Cleaned up their mess took away the old system in the price and were true to their Qoted price. James was easy to deal with.
James from Bar Plumbing was excellent, from the quote to the install. The staff arrived at the appointed time they were very courteous and professional. They removed the old hot water system and installed the new solar system on the roof very efficiently. They disposed of the old system and all packing from the new system. I cannot rate the service more highly and I would have no hesitation in using this firm in the future.
Hi James just wanted to thank you for helping us make the best decision in purchasing our Solar Hot Water System. We are extremely happy with our unit. We followed your instructions and left the booster on for time you recommended then turned it off and we’ve had ample hot water to meet our needs. Thanks for the speediness with installation and I also wish to commend your work team for their politeness and professionalism in their work. Very happy customers.
Delivered as promised and well within market rates. Professional outfit…..nice to find a team that are service oriented!!
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!
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.