Solar and Heatpump Hot Water

Ensuring an ample supply of hot water for your entire household doesn't have to come at the expense of efficiency. At Moods Plumbing, we install gas hot water cylinder, heatpump hot water cylinder, or a solar hot water cylinder at residential properties in Christchurch. We ensure a seamless installation in new builds and retrofits for existing homes to meet your hot water demands.

Wondering which hot water cylinder is right for you? Talk to an expert at Moods Plumbing or request a quote for installation and repair.

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Moods Plumbing utilises leading technology systems, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of Christchurch conditions.


Want to reduce your carbon footprint? We can recommend an energy efficient solution that is kind to the environment.


Save up hundreds – or even thousands – of dollars every year with an energy and cost-effective home hot water heating solution.

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Did you know your hot water usage accounts for around 30% of your monthly energy bill? Moods Plumbing offers a smart range of water heating solutions for your home – helping you reduce your power bill and save hundreds of dollars every year.


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Smarter, sustainable energy and leading technology

Offering proven results in Germany, Japan and the USA for more than 20 years, solar hot water systems are an exciting and progressive aspect of the solar industry – and are now increasing in popularity here in New Zealand!

Solar water heating uses the sun’s rays to heat water, which is then stored in an insulated hot water tank. A well-designed and installed solar water heating systems will meet up to 75% of your hot water needs using the sun’s free energy – covering your set-up costs within around 5 years and saving you a lot on power in the long term. When the sun can’t heat enough water to meet your needs, an electric, gas or other booster connected to a solar water heater ensures you’ll always have hot water when you need it.

Moods Plumbing is proud to offer this revolutionary technology to Christchurch customers interested in smarter and more sustainable energy sources. We can install a solar panel water heating system for your new build, or retrofit a hot water cylinder in your existing home – designed to suit your needs, and within your budget.

Not all properties are suitable for solar water heating, so check with our experts to find out if solar hot water is right for you. Contact our team any time to request a personalised quote.

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One of the most energy efficient ways to heat your water

Did you know traditional electric hot water heaters produce up to three times the amount of greenhouse gas than low-emission alternatives such as a heatpump hot water systems? If reducing your carbon footprint – and saving on your monthly electric bill – is a priority for your family, heating your home’s hot water supply with a heatpump may be a great solution!

A heatpump water heater absorbs warmth and energy from surrounding ambient air and transfers it into your water, which is then stored in an insulated hot water tank. Designed specifically for New Zealand conditions, the heatpump hot water systems we install continue to perform efficiently in temperatures as low as -10C. This ensures you and your family will enjoy hot water year-round – even on the frostiest Christchurch mornings.

Looking for Christchurch heatpump hot water experts? Moods Plumbing can install hot water heatpumps into new homes and retrofit heatpump hot water systems into existing homes. Heatpump water heaters are a great option if your property isn’t suitable for solar hot water heating, and some dual systems can also heat your home or underfloor to further reduce your electric energy costs and add even more value to your home.


Wondering if heatpump hot water is right for you? Contact the team at Moods Plumbing today to talk to an expert or request a personalised quote.


Comprehensive Drainage Services

At Moods Plumbing, we offer a wide range of drainage services to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Our team has modern tools to tackle even the most severe blockages. We utilise high-pressure water jets and other tools to clear debris, tree roots, or any other obstruction causing the clog.

Why Install Heatpump Hot Water Cylinder

Heatpump hot water cylinders offer unmatched energy efficiency for households prioritising sustainability. Unlike traditional electric heaters emitting high greenhouse gases, heat pump systems minimise carbon footprint and reduce monthly electric bills.

We install Kiwi-made heatpump water heaters designed specifically for New Zealand conditions and perform efficiently in temperatures as low as -10°C. Moreover, some dual heat pump water heater systems also contribute to home heating or underfloor heating to further reduce your energy costs.

If you want to install a heatpump hot water system in Christchurch, call Moods Plumbing. We install these systems in new homes and retrofit into existing homes.

Gas Hot Water Cylinder Installations

Looking for a more affordable water heating solution for your existing home or a new build? Our qualified Christchurch gasfitting experts specialise in gas hot water installations for new builds and gas hot water conversions and retrofits for existing homes. Our gas fitters Christchurch adhere to all safety requirements during installation as prescribed by the Christchurch Council.

For immediate warmth, nothing surpasses gas heating. With a simple flick of the switch and adjustment of the temperature gauge to your preferred setting, gas heaters prove to be the ideal choice for the winters in Christchurch.

Our qualified gasfitters can recommend the most effective gas hot water cylinder based on your family’s size and requirements. They also provide safety advice and are available for quick maintenance and repair services for all your gas heating appliances.

Hot Water Cylinder Repair

Fed up with insufficient pressure or constantly running out of hot water? Timely repair is crucial to ensure a seamless supply of hot water in your home. Common problems that demand your immediate attention include leaks, reduced water temperature, strange noises, or a complete loss of hot water. Leaks in your cylinder can lead to water damage and higher bills, while temperature issues compromise your comfort. Plus, unusual sounds and a complete loss of hot water disrupt your daily activities.

At Moods Plumbing, our experienced team specialises in hot water cylinder repair, addressing these issues promptly and effectively. We meticulously diagnose the root cause, whether it's a faulty thermostat, a damaged element, or a worn-out pressure relief valve. Our goal is to restore your hot water cylinder to optimal functionality, ensuring you enjoy a reliable and efficient hot water supply.

Don't let these issues linger and compromise your comfort and contact Moods Plumbing for efficient and affordable repairs.

Hot Water Cylinder Retrofits for Your Home

If you're looking to upgrade your water heating system without the expense and hassle of a complete overhaul, our hot water cylinder retrofit service is the solution. Our skilled plumbers Christchurch understand the intricacies of seamlessly integrating modern hot water cylinders into existing setups.

Whether it's enhancing energy efficiency, increasing capacity, or adopting a more sustainable solution, our retrofit services cater to a range of needs. We take pride in providing tailored solutions, ensuring your retrofit aligns with your preferences and budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to install a hot water cylinder?

The installation duration varies based on the type and complexity of the system and your availability as well.

How quickly can you respond to customers’ requests?

We aim for prompt response to repair requests. Once you reach out to us, our team will assess the urgency of the situation and strive to schedule a repair visit at the earliest convenient time for you.

What benefits come with retrofitting my hot water cylinder?

Retrofitting can enhance energy efficiency, increase capacity, and modernise your water heating system without requiring a complete overhaul. This upgrade allows you to improve the performance and features of your existing hot water cylinder while staying within your budget.

Will a retrofit disrupt my existing plumbing system?

Our retrofit services are designed for seamless integration, minimising disruptions to your existing plumbing system.

Can I convert to gas for hot water heating?

Yes, we offer gas conversion services to optimise your water heating system for efficiency and cost savings. The process involves replacing or modifying certain components by adhering to the gas safety and measurement regulations.

Feel free to contact us for personalised information tailored to your needs.

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Not sure if heatpump or solar hot water will meet your needs? Moods Plumbing also specialises in gas hot water installs and conversions.

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Customer Feedback


BayPhil Construction Ltd has worked with Moods Plumbing for six years. I highly recommend Moods as extremely professional in all aspects of their work from initial contact, through to quoting and successful completion of the job. Moods’ staff are polite, leave a clean work site and highly skilled in their field of work.

Baydon Phillips

BayPhil Construction
You went above and beyond. Working toilet, happy family. AAA+

Paula Johnson

Great service, work completed within the timeframe.

Will Ross

Awesome customer service. Highly recommend to anyone.

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