[clug] OT: heat pump

bnc bnc at netspeed.com.au
Sun May 3 14:55:28 GMT 2009

I have just installed a Siddons Solarstream last week.
Just be aware that heat pumps do not work too well in cold weather.
There is a solution though.
You will need to see mine to check it out.

On Sun, 03 May 2009 23:15:35 +1000
Paul Wayper <paulway at mabula.net> wrote:

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> Fred Pilcher wrote:
> | Thanks for the comments, guys. Now begins the fun of hoofing it
> round | the shops looking at shiny toys.
> |
> | I'll let you know what I get, if anything. I decided to replace the
> | electric water heater with a heat pump jobbie yesterday, so that may
> | take precedence. ;-)
> Hi Fred,
> I'd love to hear any details on this that you'd favour us with.  Kate
> and I are considering doing this to save some money long-term - the
> current hot water system draws about 4KW whenever someone draws any
> hot water until it's heated up the inflow again.  Since we don't use
> hot water faster than the heat pump systems can generate it, it
> sounds like a good deal to me - I'm just interested in getting a
> user's experience as well.  (And I suspect other people on the list
> might be too :-)
> Have fun,
> Paul
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