Choosing the right hot water system for your household

Heating hot water is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions for an Australian home.

It accounts for approximately 21% of household energy consumption and around 23% of greenhouse gases produce. By putting some thought into which hot water system is most suitable for your household, you can save a lot of money and significantly lower your household energy consumption! There isn’t a one-size fits all answer when it comes to hot water systems, there are a number of different options that may or may not suit your households needs.

Considerations when choosing a hot water system:

Options for your hot water consist of:

First you need to consider the heating method:

You then need to determine whether a storage tank or instantaneous system (continuous flow) is more suitable.

Which system is right for your household?

Choosing the right hot water system takes some serious consideration. A hot water system supplier such as AMS Plumbing Gold Coast will be able to analyse your home usage and recommend the best options for you. They are capable of servicing, installing, relocating and repairing all brands of hot water systems and services.   References:  https://www.choice.com.au/home-improvement/water/hot-water-systems/buying-guides/hot-water-systems http://www.yourhome.gov.au/energy/hot-water-service