Rheem heat pump repair and replacement service

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Heat pump repair and replacement service.

We received a call recently from a customer in Neutral Bay (Lower North Shore) whose old Rheem heat pump had started leaking.

Once onsite, it became apparent that the Rheem heat pump was beyond economical repair. A new one needed to be installed. The customer was happy with the performance of the old heat pump, finding it very energy-efficient and cheap to run.

We gave the customer several suggestions for a replacement heat pump and they opted for the Rheem Ambiheat 270 litre heat pump (HDc270 | model: 551270). Rheem’s Ambiheat heat pump features advanced technology and superior performance, it is designed to provide reliable hot water while minimising energy consumption and environmental impact.

Designed and manufactured in Australia, the Rheem Ambiheat heat pump was the winner of the Canstar Blue Innovation Excellence Award – Home Appliances 2023

Older hot water heaters can be prone to leaks and inefficiencies, leading to increased energy bills and frequent repairs. Leaks not only waste water but also indicate potential damage to the system, reducing its effectiveness over time. Upgrading to the Rheem Ambiheat Heat Pump 270L was a smart, long choice for the homeowners.  With its advanced features, durability, and energy efficiency, this Rheem heat pump is a reliable solution for hot water needs in any household.

Problem with your heat pump?

With 25+ years experience, we have the expertise and qualifications to repair your hot water system. Our trucks are on the road right now, stocked with thousands of spare parts and replacement hot water heaters to get you back enjoying trouble-free solar hot water today. Don’t hesitate to contact our hot water specialists for the helpful advice you can trust.

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Rheem Ambiheat Heat Pump
HDc270 | Model 551270

The Ambiheat Rheem heat pump is the new generation 270L capacity heat pump which is a smart, energy efficient alternative for areas where a traditional solar water heater may not be suitable. It uses the heat from the surrounding air and doesn’t rely on direct sunlight to heat your water and provides a reliable, efficient and sustainable way to reduce your water heating energy consumption.

The advanced wrap around microchannel heating technology for uniform and faster water heating making it suitable for cold climates with an operating range from -5°C to higher ambient temperatures. The Ambiheat can efficiently work in temperatures from -5°C to +43°. It can typically be installed in the same location as an outdoor electric water heater and connected to the existing plumbing and electrical connections.

Benefits of the Rheem Ambiheat heat pump

  1. Australian made and manufactured: Rheem Ambiheat heat pumps are designed and manufactured in Australia.
  2. Energy Efficiency: The Ambiheat Heat Pump is highly energy-efficient, utilising heat from the air to heat water. This means lower energy bills and reduced carbon footprint compared to traditional electric or gas water heaters.
  3. Smart Technology: Equipped with smart controls, the Ambiheat allows you to monitor and adjust water temperature and operating modes conveniently from your smartphone or tablet. This ensures optimal performance and customisable comfort.
  4. Large Capacity: With a generous 270L capacity, this heat pump can meet the hot water demands of larger households, ensuring ample supply for showers, laundry, and dishes.
  5. Quiet Operation: The Ambiheat operates quietly, allowing you to enjoy peace and quiet in your home.
  6. Durability and Reliability: Built with quality materials and backed by Rheem’s reputation for reliability, the Ambiheat is designed to withstand the test of time, reducing the need for frequent repairs and replacements.

Energy consumption features of the Rheem Ambiheat heat pump

  • High coefficient of performance (COP): Among best-in-class energy efficiency with a COP of up to 4.5.2
  • High heating capacity: Provides users with plenty of hot water for both residential and commercial applications (4kW heating capacity).
  • Superior recovery rate: Provides one of the highest equivalent recovery rates at 77 litres per hour with a rise in temperature of 45°C.
  • Microchannel technology: Improves heat transfer, enabling quicker heating and more tank coverage resulting in accelerated hot water delivery and increased efficiency when compared to conventional coil-around-tank designs.
  • Enamel-lined water tank: Enhances durability using Rheem’s enamel technology which helps in resisting corrosion and allows for installation within a wider range of water chemistry.
  • Smart LED controller display: Gives the user easy access to information with touch screen-enabled control panel enabling simple system management and monitoring.
Questions about Rheem heat pumps?

If you want more information about which heat pump is best for your household hot water usage yet fits within your budget, contact our hot water specialists for the helpful advice you can trust.  When you contact Cheapa Hot Water, you’ll speak direclty with a hot water specialist. We don’t use call centres or administration staff to answer our phones.


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Cheapa Hot Water Sydney

Hot water is our business – it’s not a sideline. Each year we install and repair thousands of hot water systems in homes and businesses throughout Sydney. 

  • We are a Sydney based hot water company and can quickly provide onsite assistance to customers in all suburbs.
  • We offer free delivery of your new hot water system and complimentary disposal and recycling of your old water heater (where applicable).
  • As one of Sydney’s largest hot water system suppliers, our enormous buying powers and ability to buy direct from the manufacturer means we can pass attractive savings on to our customers.
  • Our fully qualified, licensed hot water heater installers have over 25+ years of experience each. We are fully insured and pride ourselves on our old-fashioned customer service.
  • We are accredited service agents for all the hot water heater brands including  Rheem, Dux, Rinnai, Aquamax, Bosch, Conergy, HockingApricus, Vulcan, Edwards Solar, Solahart, Everhot and more.
  • We are qualified to undertake all the plumbing and electrical work required to install a new hot water system. There is no need to waste time and money employing multiple trades.
  • We have all the equipment needed to install your hot water system quickly. We don’t have to hire or wait for other trades to arrive with the required equipment. Ask about same-day assistance.
  • We supply a huge range of gas, solar and electric HWS and guarantee to bet any genuine hot water system price with fast and free delivery.
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