Heat pump water heaters

There are no minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for heat pump water heaters on sale in New Zealand. However further consideration of MEPS and climate labelling is likely.

Climate labels would contain a map and a star rating to let consumers choose heat pumps that will perform in their region.

Product consultation

Consultation on a regulatory impact statement for heat pump water heaters in was completed in 2013. The next step involves further consultation on specific MEPS levels and labelling.

If you’d like us to contact you about further consultation email: regs@eeca.govt.nz

You can read previous discussion documents and other information on the Energy Rating website.

Heat Pump Water Heaters - Energy Rating website