Solar Hot Water Darwin

Plumbing Darwin since 1976

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Solar Hot Water
Systems Darwin

Solar hot water can help you beat rising energy costs. Installing a solar water heating system can conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while giving you a constant supply of hot water without any bill shock.

We ensure all installations are carried out as per manufacturer’s specifications, complying with and meeting current plumbing and building codes!

From small repairs to complete system replacements, Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas will get the job done.

Solahart & Rinnai
Solar Hot Water Systems

Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas provides full service for solar hot water systems in Darwin and surrounding areas.

We supply, install, repair, and maintain systems to ensure you always have hot water when you need it. Our team works with Solahart and Rinnai systems to give you the best quality at the best prices.

Leaking hot water systems can be expensive and cause serious damage to your property. Whether your system is leaking or having trouble heating your water to the right temperature, we will give you the answers you need at fair prices.

If you are looking to make the switch to a solar powered water heater, our team will assess your current property and system to provide the answers you need.

Reduce your carbon footprint and energy bills today.

Talk to Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas and experience the benefits of solar powered hot water in Darwin today.

The Advantages Of
Solar Hot Water Systems

There are lots of benefits associated with making the switch to a solar hot water system for your property, such as:

Solahart Solar Water Panel

Lower Energy Bills

Heating water takes up a significant portion of your energy usage, so when you switch to a solar hot water system, you end up saving a lot of money.

Although the initial installation does have high costs, the savings you make from your energy bills make up for those costs in no time at all.

Solar Heater For Green Energy


Making the switch to solar is much more eco-friendly than alternatives such as standard gas or electric water heating.

Using solar energy means there aren’t any harmful emissions and you’re less dependent on fossil fuels. Traditional gas and electric water heating systems account for a substantial portion of household greenhouse gas emissions – and when you switch to solar, those emissions drop to almost zero.

A Solar Panel In Roof

Subsidised Energy

Due to the progressive and environmentally friendly nature of solar water heating, there are a number of federal and territorial rebates made available through the government.

You might be able to qualify for these financial incentives, which are also known as small-scale technology certificates. If you are, you can save even more money if you switch to solar water heating.

A Hot Water Panels

Energy Efficient

Opting for a solar water heating system means that you experience an incredibly energy-efficient system.

Around 80% of the solar energy gathered is converted into energy used for heating. That way, you’ll always have hot water at home, whenever you need it.

Do Solar Hot Water Systems
Need Servicing?

All hot water systems should be serviced regularly, including solar hot water systems.

A solar hot water system can last for 20 to 30 years with proper care and maintenance, which is why it’s important to have your solar hot water system serviced regularly.

A solar hot water system service will include checking for debris buildup, damage, and corrosion, as well as ensuring that any faulty or damaged parts are replaced before further damage to your hot water system is done.

How Often
Should Solar Hot Water Systems Be Serviced?

A solar hot water system should be serviced just once every five years, which is significantly less often than many other types of hot water systems. A solar hot water service every five years should ensure the longevity of your system and keep your solar hot water system performing well for decades.

Frequently Asked Questions

Solar hot water systems offer a range of benefits including reduced carbon emissions and lower power bills. Many people are unaware of the savings they could have by making the switch! Talk to Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas about installing a hot water system from Rinnai or Solahart today.

If your hot water is running too cold or, in some cases, too hot, you may have an issue with your system. A system leakage can also cause damage to the interior or foundation of your property—which will sometimes show as water stains. If you have noticed inconsistency in water temperature, or a complete system breakdown, call Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas

No. To install a solar hot water system, you need to be a licensed professional. Not only to comply with Australian laws and regulations, but also because experience, know-how and product knowledge is required to ensure your installation is efficient and conducted properly.

There are a lot of different possibilities when it comes to having no hot water from your solar heating system. It could be something simple such as a misaligned solar panel or debris accumulating on the panels.

The most common reason for no hot water from these systems is due to a leak or a blocked check valve.

If you’re experiencing any issues with your solar hot water system, we recommend calling a professional from our team at Nightcliff Plumbing & Gas to take a look for you. We can quickly diagnose the problem and get your system up and running in no time.

If your hot water is too hot, it’s a sign that your tempering valve isn’t working properly or you don’t have one installed.

A tempering valve essentially caps the hot water so that it won’t exceed a certain temperature – usually 50 degrees celsius.

They’re incredibly useful for regulating water temperatures and they ensure that you’re not wasting money on overheating water.

The lifespan of a solar hot water system varies depending on a number of factors such as location, how often it is maintained and how rigorously the system is used.

Generally speaking, a solar hot water system should last 10 years or more. In some cases, they have been known to last for over 20 years without issue.