Burns Plumbing

Solar Hot Water Heater Installation, Repair & Maintenance Sydney 

In Sydney, transitioning to solar hot water systems is an innovative step towards energy efficiency and cost reduction. At Burns Plumbing, we specialise in installing, repairing, and maintaining solar hot water systems, ensuring you harness solar energy effectively for your water heating needs. Whether you’re updating an old hot water system, installing a new solar hot water heater, or require maintenance on your existing system, our experienced team is equipped to meet all your solar water heating requirements.

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The Top Benefits of Solar Hot Water Systems 

Solar hot water systems, harnessing energy from the sun, offer significant benefits for your home or business including:

  1. Energy Efficiency: Solar hot water systems use solar energy to heat water, reducing reliance on electric or gas systems and cutting down on energy bills.
  2. Eco-friendly: By using renewable solar energy, these systems reduce carbon emissions, contributing to a healthier environment.
  3. Cost Savings: Although the upfront cost might be higher, solar hot water systems typically have lower running costs compared to traditional electric or gas systems.
  4. Reliability: Solar hot water systems provide a consistent supply of hot water, meeting your water needs efficiently.
  5. Increased Property Value: Homes with solar hot water systems often have higher market values due to their energy efficiency and modern appeal.

Types of Solar Hot Water Systems Available

Exploring the right solar hot water system is crucial for maximising efficiency and meeting your specific water heating needs in Sydney. At Burns Plumbing, we offer various types of solar hot water systems, each with unique features and benefits. From space-saving close-coupled systems to versatile pumped systems, our range caters to different household sizes and preferences, ensuring that you find the perfect solar solution for your home.

Close-coupled solar hot water systems represent a seamless blend of efficiency and design. By combining solar collectors and the water tank, these systems offer direct solar energy transfer for heating water.

  • High Efficiency: It utilises direct solar energy transfer, making it highly efficient in water heating.
  • Space-Saving Design: Ideal for limited spaces, integrating solar collectors with water storage in a single unit.
  • Energy Savings: Maximises solar energy, cutting down heating costs and offering an eco-friendly solution.

Pumped or split solar hot water systems provide flexibility and power, catering to a variety of installation needs and hot water demands.

  • Greater Flexibility: Features separate solar collectors and water tanks for more installation options.
  • Enhanced Capacity: Perfect for larger households, ensuring a consistent and effective hot water supply.
  • Solar and Heat Pump Integration: Can integrate with solar PV or be boosted by heat pump technology for increased efficiency.

Boosting Your Solar Hot Water Heater

Boosting your solar hot water heater is essential to ensure a consistent supply of hot water, especially during periods of low sunlight. There are two primary ways to boost solar hot water systems:

In Sydney, where solar conditions can vary, an electric-boosted system is a reliable solution to ensure a consistent hot water supply. At Burns Plumbing, we specialise in integrating electric boosting with your solar hot water system, providing a seamless and efficient hot water experience, regardless of weather changes.

  • Introduction: Electric-boosted systems are ideal for ensuring you always have hot water, regardless of solar conditions.
  • Reliable Hot Water Supply: Integrates an electric heater for a constant hot water supply.
  • Precise Temperature Control: Allows for adjusting the water temperature as per your needs.
  • Cost-Effective: Reduces overall heating costs compared to a standalone electric water heater.

For Sydney homes seeking an efficient and reliable hot water solution, gas-boosted solar hot water systems offer the perfect blend of performance and sustainability. At Burns Plumbing, we excel in integrating gas boosting with solar hot water systems, ensuring high efficiency and consistent hot water supply, particularly beneficial for larger households or during periods of limited solar energy.

  • Introduction: Gas-boosted systems combine the efficiency of gas heating with solar energy for superior performance.
  • Enhanced Efficiency: Perfect for maintaining consistent hot water, even with limited solar energy.
  • Ideal for Larger Households: Suits homes with higher water demands, providing steady water temperature.
  • Eco-Friendly and Economical: Offers a sustainable solution that lowers running costs through combined solar and gas heating.
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Comprehensive Solar Hot Water Services by Burns Plumbing

At Burns Plumbing, we provide comprehensive solar hot water services tailored to meet the specific needs of Sydney residents. Our expertise in solar hot water systems ensures that you get the most efficient and cost-effective solution for your home.

  • Precision and Expertise: We specialise in the expert installation of new solar hot water systems, including solar PV and solar and heat pump systems.
  • Custom Solutions: Our team evaluates your hot water needs and water usage to install the right system, ensuring optimal water temperature and reduced energy costs.
  • System Longevity: We offer thorough repair and maintenance services for all types of solar hot water systems, ensuring they function efficiently and reliably.
  • Performance Optimisation: Our maintenance includes system alerts and performance monitoring, guaranteeing your system operates at its best.
  • Upgrade Your System: We provide efficient replacement services for old solar systems, installing modern, energy-efficient models like the heat pump water heater or new solar hot water systems.
  • Streamlined Process: Our installation process is designed to seamlessly replace your existing system with a new, more efficient solar hot water solution.

Expert Repairs for Solar Hot Water Heaters in Sydney

At Burns Plumbing, we specialise in expert repairs for solar hot water heaters in Sydney. Whether you have a solar and heat pump hot water system, a solar PV tank system, or a new solar hot water heater, our skilled technicians are equipped to handle all types of issues. From circulation pump problems to solar collector troubleshooting, we ensure your system operates efficiently. 

Swift Solutions for Circulation Pump Issues

Freezing pipes in your solar hot water system can be a serious concern. At Burns Plumbing, we provide effective solutions to handle freezing pipes, ensuring the integrity and efficiency of your solar or electric hot water system. Trust us to keep your system running smoothly, even in colder conditions.

Electrical issues like open circuits and loose connections in your solar hot water system can disrupt its performance. Our skilled technicians at Burns Plumbing are adept at diagnosing and fixing these issues, ensuring your solar hot water installation operates safely and effectively.

Fluid leakage in your solar hot water system can affect its efficiency and safety. At Burns Plumbing, we offer quick fixes for any fluid leakage, ensuring your solar, electric, or heat pump hot water system remains in top condition, providing reliable hot water supply.

If your solar hot water heater is failing to provide sufficient hot water, Burns Plumbing can help. We specialize in restoring hot water supply and quality, ensuring your solar or heat pump water heater meets your daily hot water needs efficiently.

Unusual noises from your solar hot water system can indicate underlying issues. Our experts at Burns Plumbing are skilled in diagnosing and fixing such problems, ensuring your solar or electric water heater runs quietly and efficiently.

Low hot water pressure or flow in your solar hot water system can be frustrating. At Burns Plumbing, we focus on improving these aspects, enhancing the performance of your solar, gas, or electric water heater for a better user experience.

Issues with solar collectors can impact the efficiency of your solar hot water system. Our team at Burns Plumbing excels in solar collector troubleshooting, ensuring that your solar hot water system, whether it’s a new installation or an existing one, functions optimally.

Emergency Solar Hot Water Repairs Across Sydney

In Sydney, when your solar hot water system encounters unexpected issues, Burns Plumbing provides emergency repair services to address your needs promptly. Our team is equipped to handle any emergency repairs, from resolving solar collector malfunctions to fixing heat pump system issues. We ensure that your solar hot water system is back to heating your water efficiently in no time.

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Why Choose Our Solar Hot Water Service?

Over 2 Decades Of Plumbing Expertise And Experience

With over 20 years of experience in the plumbing industry, our expertise in solar hot water systems is unmatched. We understand the intricacies of various systems, from traditional solar water heaters to advanced solar and heat pump combinations.

Quality Workmanship

Our commitment to quality workmanship is evident in every repair, installation, or maintenance job we undertake. Whether it’s installing a new hot water system or servicing an existing one, we ensure the highest standards are met.

Honest and transparent services

Transparency and honesty are the cornerstones of our services. We provide clear, upfront information about costs and procedures, ensuring you have all the details needed to make informed decisions about your solar hot water needs.

Areas in Sydney We Serve  

What Our Customers Have to Say

Burns PlumbingExcellentBurns Plumbing5.0 Based on 39 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onElizabeth Mee ★★★★★ Super, efficient, prompt, cost effective service provided every time. Been using for years, so happily refer to this local firm to others. For example,had unexpected leaking toilet issue at our place at lunchtime last Saturday. One text exchange and Matt had fixed the issue within the hour. They’ve done a variety of plumbing tasks from leaking gas, to roots in shower drain to ageing threads on pipes. There is a reason why everyone in our apartment complex has their number,, understand it’s the same for those in the unit block next door. If you are loyal and have reasonable expectation's, strongly recommend Burns Plumbing.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your kind words, Elizabeth! We are thrilled to hear about your positive experiences with Burns Plumbing over the years. We are dedicated to providing super, efficient, and cost-effective plumbing services. Remember, we are always here to help with any plumbing needs you may have. Just reach out to us anytime. Thank you for choosing Burns Plumbing!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Joanna Sharma ★★★★★ We had the team from Burns plumbing out twice, once for a blocked pipe and a second time when my husband drilled through our water mains. Both times they came on the weekend, were very polite, helpful and explained everything they were doing and went above and beyond to help resolve everything as quickly as possible. Im so glad that we have great reliable plumbers like this that my family can call upon. Highly recommended.Response from the ownerHi Joanna Sharma! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a fantastic review! We're glad we were able to help you with your blocked pipe and the incident with the water mains. We always strive to provide excellent service and it's great to hear that our team was polite, helpful, and went above and beyond for you. If you ever need any more plumbing assistance in the future, remember that we're always here to help. Don't hesitate to contact Burns Plumbing. Thanks again for the recommendation!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Paul Errington ★★★★★ Great service, clearly explained what was going on and solved my issue quickly.Highly recommend. 6 starsResponse from the ownerHi Paul! Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We're thrilled to hear that you were happy with our service and that we were able to solve your issue quickly. We always strive to provide clear explanations and efficient solutions. If you ever need any further plumbing work in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help. Thanks again for your recommendation and for choosing Burns Plumbing!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Perry Rabin ★★★★★ All of my (so far) 6 interactions with JR Burns have been excellent. They are prompt, communicate very well & each of the plumbers have been thorough & professional.They are a pleasure to deal with & I have no hesitation recommending Burns Plumbing.Response from the ownerHi Perry! Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to leave this review. We're thrilled to hear that you've had such great experiences with us and that our team has been prompt, communicative, and professional. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service, and it's always a pleasure to hear that we're meeting our customers' expectations. If you ever need any more plumbing work done, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help anytime. Thanks again for your recommendation!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia dd rugby ★★★★★ J R burns plumbing is just the best service in Sydney. Team is great and friendly.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your kind words, dd-rugby! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with our team at J R Burns Plumbing. Our goal is always to provide the best service possible, so it's wonderful to hear that we've met your expectations. If you ever need any more plumbing work, don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Rod Robinson ★★★★★ Jamie was punctual and explained what he was doing to solve our blocked drain. The Invoice also explained what was done.Response from the ownerHi Rod! Thank you so much for your kind words about Jamie! We're glad to hear that he was punctual and took the time to explain the solution to your blocked drain. Providing a clear and detailed invoice is important to us, so we're happy to hear that it was helpful. If you ever need any more plumbing work done, don't hesitate to reach out to Burns Plumbing. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Ron C ★★★★★ The team at Burns Plumbing are great. Had a dangerous gas leak in the house. They were quick to respond and sorted out the issue with no fuss. The team that attended explained everything so that I could easily understand what was going on. I would happily recommend this plumber to anyone. Thank you for the tremendous work.Much appreicated.Response from the ownerHi Ron C! Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're glad that our team was able to quickly respond to your gas leak and resolve the issue without any hassle. We always strive to provide clear explanations to our customers so that they can understand what's happening. We really appreciate your recommendation and if you ever need any more plumbing work done, don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Jeff Stewart ★★★★★ Jamie was awesome!!! Answered all my questions and was able to come and fix my problem quickly. Honest and reasonably priced. Great work and I will be recommending to anyone what needs any plumbing services.Response from the ownerHi Jeff! Thank you so much for your kind words and the 5-star review! We're glad to hear that Jamie was able to help you out quickly and effectively. We pride ourselves on our honesty and fair pricing, so we're happy that it was reflected in your experience. We appreciate your recommendation and just want to remind you that we're always here to help with any plumbing needs you may have in the future. Just give us a call!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia John Larimy ★★★★★ Best plumbers in Croydon...I have an airbnb in Croydon NSW, Jamie and the crew were a good bunch of blokes that got the job done at short notice, much appreciated.Response from the ownerHi John! Thank you so much for your kind words and positive review. We're thrilled to hear that our team was able to assist you with your plumbing needs at your Airbnb in Croydon. We always aim to provide prompt and efficient service, so we're glad we could help at short notice. If you ever need any plumbing work in the future, don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to lend a hand. Thanks again, and take care!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Austin Rulfs ★★★★★ The guys at JR Burns were great to deal with. Reasonably priced and did the job well and on time. Plus they were polite and friendly to deal with which means a lot in my opinion. Would recommend.Response from the ownerHi Austin! Thank you so much for your kind review. We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with our team at Burns Plumbing. We pride ourselves on providing quality service at a reasonable price, so we're glad to know that we met your expectations. If you ever need any plumbing assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Ben Cox ★★★★★ I needed a plumber quickly and Burns Plumbing did the rest easily and without hassle. The two lads worked well together and happy to recommend to anyone else in need of a plumber.Response from the ownerHey Ben! Thanks so much for the awesome review! We're thrilled that we were able to help you out quickly and without any hassle. Our team always strives to work together efficiently to get the job done right. We really appreciate your recommendation and if you ever need any more plumbing work done, remember that we're always here to help. Just give us a call!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia Antoine Jdeidani ★★★★★ Professional and on time service. Solved our issue on the same day.Response from the ownerHi Antoine! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We're thrilled to hear that you were pleased with our professional and timely service, and that we were able to solve your issue on the same day. If you ever need any more help with plumbing work, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're always here to assist you.----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia js_loader

Looking for Solar Hot Water Installation & Repair? We’ve Got You Covered

If you’re in Sydney and searching for expert solar hot water installation or repair services, look no further than Burns Plumbing. Our skilled team is ready to provide you with efficient, reliable solutions for all your solar hot water needs. From new system installations to maintenance and repairs, we ensure top-notch service every time. Don’t hesitate to give us a call at (02) 9072 1165 – we’re here to help you with all your solar hot water requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

When installing a solar hot water system in Sydney, consider the efficiency of solar panels in heating the water and the capacity of the hot water tank. Solar systems use solar power to heat the water, reducing the cost compared to traditional electric systems. Unlike gas systems, solar water heaters rely on solar electricity, making them eco-friendlier and potentially eligible for solar hot water rebates.

The installation cost of a solar hot water system may be higher due to the need for solar panels and a solar PV system. However, the running costs are usually lower as solar energy heats the water. In the long term, a solar system can reduce costs more significantly than a conventional electric hot water tank or gas system.

Solar water heaters use solar power to heat the water tank, making them highly efficient in sunny conditions. In contrast, heat pump systems use ambient air, which can be more consistent. Solar systems might have lower operational costs, especially where solar electricity is abundant.

Key factors include the installer’s experience with solar systems, understanding of solar hot water heating, and ability to integrate the new system with existing electric or gas systems. Ensure the installer is knowledgeable about solar PV systems and the specific requirements of solar hot water system installation.

Yes, Burns Plumbing can install a new solar hot water system and integrate it effectively with your existing gas or electric system. Our expertise ensures that your water is heated efficiently, regardless of the system type.

Solar hot water systems can significantly reduce running costs as they use free solar energy. The maintenance cost for solar systems is usually lower compared to traditional systems, and solar power usage decreases reliance on electric or gas heating, leading to cost savings.

Installing a new solar hot water system enhances your home’s energy efficiency by utilising renewable energy. It’s generally more efficient in sunny climates compared to heat pump systems, which depend on ambient air temperature.

The installation process involves setting up solar panels, a solar PV system, and connecting them to the water heating system. Unlike traditional systems, solar installations require consideration of solar electricity generation and ensuring the solar panels are optimally placed for sunlight exposure.

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