Heat pump are a versatile and energy-efficient heating solution that can also provide cooling during the warmer months, offering year-round comfort for any New Zealand home.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT SOLUTION FOR YOUR HOME
Check out the pro’s and con’s of the different heating options available at PlaceMakers.
Measure the space you WANT to heat
To determine the space you need to heat, measure the length (L), width (W) and height (H) of your each room, then use our calculator below to work out the cubic metres of your space.
HEATING OUTPUT CHART
Check out the table below for a guide to the required heating output in kilowatts to help determine the heat pump for your home.
ROOM SIZE IN CUBIC METRES
POORLY INSULATED OR COLD CLIMATE
WELL INSULATED OR WARM CLIMATE
HEATING TYPE COMPARISON
Understand the pros and cons of the different heating options available to you
Up to 9kW
Up to 10kW
Up to 30kW
Up to 35kW
|Fast and responsive||More efficient than other electric heaters||Greater heat range 8kW-30kW||Programmable timer & thermostatically controlled|
|Good space saving options available||Programmable thermostatic options||Cheapest source of heating available||Zone control options available on many brands|
|Cleaner low emission options||Some models provide air filtration||Heats a larger area at a consistent rate||Forced air systems can be a discrete way of heating your home|
|Ignition at the push of a button||WiFi options on selected models||Provides heat in a power cut||Can help to reduce condensation and moisture|
|Aesthetic options||Will provide cooling in summer||Provides cooking option in a power cut|
|Un-flued solutions produce moisture||Less efficient when outside temperature drops||Larger fires require more space||Can be expensive to install|
|Generally only heat one room||Comparatively more expensive to install||More time/work required for wood||Can be expensive to run if your house isn't well insulated|
|Subject to gas type availability||Can be noisy (particularly for neighbours)||Dry storage required for fuel/wood||Forced air systems can increase allergies from air movement|
|Requires suitable ventilation||Must be installed by a qualified installer||Some authorities restrict use||Radiator systems can be invasive of room space|
|Completely reliant on electricity supply||Council consent required for installation|
|Ash removal require|
EXPLORE HEATING OPTIONS AT PLACEMAKERS
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Gas fires offer a warmth and elegance, perfect for creating a cosy and inviting space in any New Zealand home. With their realistic flame effects, they provide the charm of a traditional wood burner.
There’s nothing in the world like lighting a fire on a cold winter’s night, then sitting back and watching the mesmerising glow of crackling wood.
Electric panel heaters offer a convenient and efficient solution for keeping your living spaces warm. Designed to provide consistent and gentle heat distribution within your room.
Utilising gas as a heat source is a fast and efficient way to heat air. Flued gas appliances provide fast, dry heating solutions for your home.
Kiwis love outdoor living but with unpredictable weather an outdoor heating solution is often required to take the chill out of the air.
Ventilation helps the circulation of fresh air through your home. It allows moisture and airborne pollutants to escape, and fresh clean air to be drawn into your home resulting in better air quality.
Nationwide HEATING installation & servicing
Buying a heat pump? We can help with installation.
Our team of experts can help you choose the right heat pump for your space, then organise the delivery and installation for you - anywhere in New Zealand, all in one simple transaction. We can even help arrange subsequent maintenance and servicing. Get a warmer home with a seamless heat pump installation service through PlaceMakers - chat with us today.