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Turning up the heat . . .

Aquafire Industries is a company that distributes a range of New Zealand-designed hot water heat pumps. Its four appliance models secured EECA approval for the Energywise pilot scheme in 2009, and have been independently tested at the University of Otago and the Australian National Test Laboratory. A typical hot water system can use more energy than any other household appliance, consuming up to 40% of an average power bill. 360% more efficient Aquafire hot water systems can save up to 7...
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New Zealand's largest solar water heating system installed at Springhill

Azzuro Solar has just finished commissioning a solar array of 36 evacuated tube collector panels for the roof of the new Springhill Corrections Facility, making it the single largest solar water heating system site in New Zealand. The solar water heating system designed for Springhill Corrections Facility, south of Auckland, boasts 126sq m of compound parabolic concentrator solar collectors which are more than 3sq m each and provide a working collector area of 108sq m. Azzuro Solar general man...
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