New Zealand homes are notoriously under equipped for the winter, and a lot of people struggle to keep their energy costs down over the colder months. This is generally made up of a few factors such as poor insulation and damp conditions, but inadequate heating is a big part of this too. To the point then, "are my heat sources sufficient?"
Heat pumps are now a popular addition to most homes, given that they deliver heat into the home generally at 3:1 above the kW drawn off the grid, i.e., for every 1kW of energy drawn they give out 3 KW’s of heat, but if they aren't sized correctly you may find that they under perform, or become costly to run. To size an area for a heat pump:
Warmer months mean ice cream, deck time and sunshine. Would you like some more money to play with too? Follow these tips to reduce your energy bills this summer.
Did you know that there has been a 24 per cent rise in New Zealand’s greenhouse emissions since 1990, and that road transport makes up a big part of that increase? It's time we talked about how you're getting from A to B.
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