Plan now for win­ter

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Ev­ery year around about this time peo­ple start to plan ahead for their win­ter heat­ing needs.

High on most peo­ple’s ‘must have’ list is a heat pump. They have nat­u­rally be­come ex­tremely pop­u­lar be­cause of their cheap heat and ‘ touch of a but­ton’ con­ve­nience.

Heat pumps are how­ever a sig­nif­i­cant, long term in­vest­ment, so it’s im­por­tant to make the right choice.

New Zealand prop­er­ties tend to be of unique de­sign and have many features that greatly af­fect their heat­ing re­quire­ments. Fac­tors such as lo­ca­tion, ori­en­ta­tion to the sun, room vol­ume, heat loss sur­face area and room air flow char­ac­ter­is­tics, etc all play a ma­jor role.

This means that the heat pump that is right for your friend or neigh­bour is not nec­es­sar­ily right for you.

Add to that the fact that all man­u­fac­tur­ers claim to have the best, qui­etest, most en­ergy ef­fi­cient, and have a mul­ti­tude of con­stantly up­dat­ing models – and find­ing out which heat pump is right for you is not so straight­for­ward!

Get­ting the right heat pump for your home is a com­bi­na­tion of ac­cu­rate cal­cu­la­tion of the space to be heated, tak­ing into ac­count all prop­erty char­ac­ter­is­tic fac­tors, plus an up to date know- ledge of the full per­for­mance spec­i­fi­ca­tions of all makes and models avail­able.

This is where the lo­cal com­pany Heat Pump Guys can help. They are fully in­de­pen­dent heat pump spe­cial­ists and are ac­cred­ited agents for all top brands. They of­fer an obli­ga­tion-free home sur­vey and com­pletely un­bi­ased ad­vice on which heat pump is best for you.

Im­por­tant de­ci­sion: Which heat pump will suit your home?

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