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For your convenience, we offer an optional installation service through our network of trusted and professional contractors. Please note, the installation service is a separate arrangement directly between you and the contractor. We have carefully selected contractors based on their expertise and customer service to ensure you receive the best installation experience.

How It Works:

  1. Select Installation Service: Indicate your interest in installation service during the product selection process prior to reaching checkout.
  2. Contractor Assignment: We will assign a certified contractor from our network to handle your installation.
  3. Schedule Your Installation: The assigned contractor will contact you to schedule the installation within the specified timeframe.
  4. Direct Support: For any questions or support related to the installation process, please direct your inquiries to the contractor.

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    iStore 270L Heat Pump Hot Water System - Installed Today
    iStore 270L Heat Pump Hot Water System - Installed Today
    iStore 270L Heat Pump Hot Water System
    $2,749.00
    iStore 180L Heat Pump Hot Water System - Installed Today
    iStore 180L Heat Pump Hot Water System - Installed Today
    iStore 180L Heat Pump Hot Water System
    $2,399.00

    Upgrade Your Home with Efficient iStore Hot Water Systems: A Comprehensive Guide

    Wondering how iStore hot water systems can slash your energy costs and support the environment? This article guides you through the advantages of iStore’s air-to-water technology, their integration with solar power, and the tangible savings you can expect—without the jargon or a sales pitch. Find out if iStore is the right fit for your home and lifestyle.

    Key Takeaways

    • iStore hot water systems utilize ambient air temperature for energy-efficient water heating, potentially reducing household energy bills and carbon emissions.

    • With smart features like programmable timers and quiet operation, the iStore 270L heat pump offers a high coefficient of performance, significant energy savings, and aesthetic home integration.

    • Through professional installation, innovative features, and potential savings of up to $1,000 annually on energy, iStore systems provide a cost-effective, eco-friendly solution catered to various household sizes.

    Harnessing Renewable Energy with iStore Hot Water Systems

    iStore hot water systems integrated with solar panels

    iStore hot water systems, including solar hot water system options, are game-changers in the realm of renewable energy sources. These systems leverage the ambient air temperature to heat water, significantly reducing dependence on conventional electricity and gas. The result? A drastic reduction in your energy bills and a commendable contribution to environmental protection.

    Not only do these systems offer energy savings, but they also reduce carbon emissions compared to traditional hot water heating methods.

    Eco-Friendly Heating Solutions

    The iStore system’s air-to-energy technology miraculously captures and transfers thermal energy from the air, efficiently heating water through a compression process. Here’s the cherry on the cake - the system uses R134a refrigerant gas, known for its low toxicity, non-flammability, and zero potential to deplete the ozone layer.

    Adding to their advantages, iStore heat pumps operate on an ECO mode that intelligently adjusts based on temperatures and heat transfer metrics, thereby optimizing efficiency. This sure sounds like an eco-friendly way of keeping your bathwater warm, doesn’t it?

    Integration with Solar PV Systems

    Harness the power of the sun with iStore’s rooftop solar power-compatible heat pumps. The iStore 270L offers the following features:

    • Effectively uses excess energy from solar PV systems to heat water

    • Paves the way for enhanced energy usage

    • Built-in smart timers heat water during peak solar generation times, ensuring energy is utilized when it’s most abundant.

    As a result, users enjoy significant reductions in energy bills and get to bask in the cost-saving benefits of this ingenious combination.

    The iStore 270L Heat Pump: A Game-Changer in Hot Water Heating

    Meet the iStore 270L heat pump, the game-changer in the world of hot water heating. Boasting a generous 270-liter capacity, this heat pump is well-suited to meet the hot water needs of a medium-sized household. The secret to its prowess lies in its innovative air-to-energy technology and an awe-inspiring coefficient of performance (COP) of 4.1.

    This means that for every 1 kW of electricity consumed, it outputs a whopping 4 kW of heat to the water. Now, that’s what we call a breakthrough in efficiency!

    Smart Features for Smart Savings

    Why let your energy bills burn a hole in your pocket when you can control them? Equipped with programmable timers, the iStore heat pumps offer the following benefits:

    • Flexible scheduling that aligns with your household’s hot water needs

    • Optimized energy usage

    • Timers can be set to operate during off-peak times for energy cost reduction.

    What’s more, the smart control system can be synchronized with a solar power system, ensuring the heat pump operates during optimal times to utilize available solar energy.

    Quiet Operation and Aesthetic Design

    Worried about noise? The iStore 270L heat pump:

    • Operates as quietly as an adult conversation at a distance of 1 meter

    • Has a sound level of 48dB

    • Ensures a quiet operation that is unlikely to cause significant noise disturbance.

    Plus, its sleek design not only complements your home aesthetics but also embodies sustainability at its core.

    Cost-Efficiency of iStore Systems: Save on Energy Bills

    Comparing running costs of iStore systems

    Why pay more when you can get the same service at a lower cost? iStore hot water systems promise just that. The energy-efficient technology, which transfers thermal energy from air to water, enables these systems to reduce your hot water heating costs by up to 70%. This translates into a decrease in energy usage by about 70% in comparison to traditional hot water systems.

    Homeowners, particularly those in the average Australian household, can now look forward to a reduction in electricity bills, with annual savings reaching up to $1,000.

    Running Costs Comparison

    Compared to traditional hot water systems, iStore heat pumps champion energy conservation by reducing energy usage by up to 70%. The iStore 180L heat pump holds a Peak Coefficient of Performance (COP) of 6.85, providing significantly higher efficiency than conventional electric water heaters.

    With iStore, you can save up to $1,000 per year on energy bills, reducing your overall running costs.

    Payback Period Estimation

    Investing in an iStore heat pump is a decision that pays for itself in the long run. Considering the substantial energy bill savings, enhanced efficiency of the unit, and available government incentives, the payback period for iStore heat pumps is positively affected. Despite an initial price of $2299, customers may benefit from special offers and promotions to save on the purchase of an iStore system.

    Professional Installation Services: Ensuring Optimal Performance

    Professional installers are indispensable for the installation of iStore heat pumps. They are trained to:

    • Handle safety concerns

    • Ensure compliance with local authority standards and Australian standards

    • Adhere to indoor installation requirements for optimal performance of your iStore heat pump

    The entire process typically takes about 2-3 hours when done by skilled professionals.

    Qualified Installers You Can Trust

    With proper insurance and knowledge about the permits and licenses required, licensed professional installers are key to the installation process. Companies like JR Gas & Water exemplify the trustworthy professionals within the iStore installer network.

    Correct installation by a professional is crucial to ensure that the iStore heat pump’s warranty remains intact, as improper installation can lead to voiding of the warranty.

    Warranty and After-Sales Support

    With a 5-year warranty period, iStore heat pump hot water systems offer peace of mind to customers. The comprehensive warranty covers both parts and labor. Additionally, customers have access to after-sales support, including troubleshooting guides and a comprehensive FAQ database, reinforced by a reliable customer support network.

    Innovative Features of iStore Heat Pumps

    Innovative features of iStore heat pumps

    iStore heat pumps are packed with innovative features, including:

    • Delivering 400% efficiency by absorbing air heat energy and converting it to heat water

    • Maintaining performance across diverse climates

    • Equipped with intelligent technology that facilitates the regulation of water temperature, ensuring optimal efficiency and user comfort.

    Plus, they are compatible with solar panels, allowing for an eco-conscious approach to heating water.

    Hybrid Mode and Vacation Mode

    iStore heat pumps feature a Vacation mode that conserves energy by optimizing the system’s operation during the user’s absence, leading to energy savings. Simply follow these steps to activate Vacation mode:

    1. Input the current date and time on the control panel.

    2. Input the anticipated return date.

    3. The system will take care of the rest and adjust its operation accordingly.

    Safety Components

    Safety is paramount with iStore heat pumps. These pumps perform an anti-legionnaires/disinfection cycle every seven days, adhering to Australian storage hot water regulations and ensuring water safety. The units feature anti-scald/tempering valves that mix water down to a maximum of 50 degrees Celsius for household delivery, preventing scalding.

    Furthermore, the iStore 270L heat pump features an easy maintenance anode system with sacrificial anodes accessible from the unit’s side, designed to facilitate low-cost replacement and improve unit life.

    Comparing iStore to Other Hot Water Solutions

    When compared to conventional gas and electric resistive hot water systems, iStore heat pumps come out on top. They operate with a much lower power draw, significantly reducing hot water heating consumption to just 30% of the energy used by standard electric storage water heaters. Over an 8-year period, the iStore heat pump is capable of saving a household between 24MW to 25MW of power, with this figure certified by the Australian Federal Government’s Clean Energy Regulator.

    Plus, iStore hot water systems can significantly lessen environmental impact by reducing carbon emissions by up to 4 tonnes over prolonged usage.

    Advantages Over Conventional Systems

    The superiority of iStore heat pumps over conventional systems is evident. These pumps offer the following benefits:

    • Significantly reduce hot water heating consumption to just 30% of the energy used by standard electric storage water heaters

    • Energy savings of up to 27%

    • Notable reduction of hot water heating costs by up to 70%

    With iStore, you can save up to $1,000 per year on energy bills, reducing your overall running costs.

    Customer Testimonials and Case Studies

    Customer testimonials and case studies paint a positive picture of iStore heat pumps. Users have shared experiences regarding:

    • its energy efficiency

    • cost-effectiveness

    • reliable performance

    • excellent support and warranty coverage.

    Many have reported significant savings on energy bills and increased energy efficiency when the iStore heat pump is used in conjunction with a solar pv system. The installation process and customer service provided by iStore representatives and installers have been highly regarded by customers.

    Navigating the iStore Range: Which Model Suits Your Needs?

    The iStore product range offers multiple models, each with differing hot water storage capacities, catering to diverse household needs. The models vary, including:

    • iStore 180L: apt for smaller households

    • iStore 270L: often the most appropriate choice for an average family of four, balancing daily usage with efficient heating cycles

    For households with higher usage patterns, particularly during peak times, a larger model like the iStore 270 could be beneficial to guarantee a steady hot water supply.

    Assessing Your Hot Water Requirements

    The size of a hot water system is determined by factors such as:

    • The number of household members

    • The frequency of visitors, which contribute to the demand for hot water

    • Family hot water usage habits, such as how long and how often showers are taken

    • When peak hot water consumption occurs

    These factors are key in calculating the capacity required for a hot water system.

    The type of shower heads installed in the home can significantly decrease the amount of hot water used. In addition, household appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines that utilize hot water must be included in the assessment of a hot water system’s size to ensure it meets the overall demand efficiently.

    Matching iStore Models to Your Lifestyle

    To choose the right iStore model, one must consider the size of the household to ensure the tank capacity matches the demand for hot water. The energy efficiency of an iStore model is crucial to match an individual’s energy consumption habits and lifestyle, aiming for both cost savings and environmental benefits.

    Consulting with the manufacturer or a professional retailer is recommended to obtain all necessary details that could influence the decision on which iStore model best fits one’s lifestyle.

    Summary

    iStore hot water systems are a testament to the power of innovative technology in transforming our daily lives. By harnessing renewable energy, reducing carbon emissions, and cutting hot water heating costs by up to 70%, iStore is a game-changer in the world of hot water heating. Whether you’re a small household or a large family, there’s an iStore model that can cater to your hot water needs. With professional installation services, warranty and after-sales support, and a range of innovative features, iStore provides a comprehensive solution that is both eco-friendly and cost-effective.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does an iStore heater cost?

    The iStore 180L Heat Pump costs from $2099 installed, which is a reasonable price for its energy-efficient features.

    What is the most efficient hot water system?

    A heat pump water heater is the most efficient option as it extracts heat from the ambient air to heat water, making it 2-3 times more energy efficient than storage electric systems. It is suitable for mild to hot climates and is available in split and integrated types.

    How much power does the iStore 180L use?

    The iStore 180L consumes approximately 1 kW of power during its air-to-energy process, resulting in a total power usage of 3-4 kWh in the average household running cycle.

    What is the best heat pump to buy in Australia?

    The Rheem Ambiheat Heat Pump is one of the best heat pump brands in Australia, known for its energy efficiency and top-class hot water system. Consider investing in this for your home's heating needs.

    How do iStore hot water systems work?

    iStore hot water systems work by using air-to-energy technology to capture thermal energy from the air and efficiently heat water through a compression process. This reduces reliance on conventional electricity and gas.

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