Highly recommend the iStore!
I would happily recommend the iStore to anyone. We recently got solar for our house so made the change from our gas hot water system to the electric iStore and it's been fantastic. The installer set up the iStore so it heats up during the day to run off the solar power, this has resulted in our bills being reduced dramatically. Thank you to the team at Solargain for making the process so simple.
Great System and Customer Service I would highly recommend
Our iStore unit hasn't missed a beat, even during high demand and frosty cold morning as low as -5 degrees it has provided all of our hot water needs. Best of all our energy bills have dropped! The iStore runs during the day when the solar power system is generating electricity from the sun.
Purchased in April 2019.
First Class old fashioned service!
Our households hot water produced now is for free due to unit controls and our solar system. We had a problem caused by myself mucking around with the control and after I spoke to my plumber who put me onto the guy running iStore I think Simon was his name. The service was second to none. Honestly the iStore team is run by people who know their trade and are not afraid to get their hands dirty! Its one thing to buy a new product your not sure about but to know the back up service is what it is I would have bought one straight away rather than looking around at other systems.
Purchased in September 2019.
Great system & even better savings
Replaced my old gas storage hot water system few months ago. Our gas bill has dropped heaps while the iStore is heating water from our solar power during the day.
Great looking unit too, would recommend iStore to anyone who's looking for the latest hot water system unit.
Purchased in September 2019 for $2,899.00.
Water hot immediately with no wait time. Very impressed and should be some decent savings with improved efficiency! Arranged and installed promptly. Great customer service. Would highly recommend this system and John from Plumb it Right. Tha...
Purchased in October 2019.
Solargain iStore Heat Pump
Replaced an old Solahart HWS with a Solargain iStore heat pump in December 2018. We chose the iStore as it has built in functionality such as vacation mode that hibernates the unit when the property is vacant but wakes it up once a week to heat up the water and kill any bacteria etc. It is identical to the EVO270 but I went with Solargain as they seem to provide an end-to-end service.
I should mention that there was quite a lot of work in decommissioning the old Solarhart HWS, terminating redundant pipes etc in a flat roof and removing it fr...om the roof so I wanted to ensure that the company I chose would do a good job. The new heat pump was installed at the of the property and connected into the existing plumbing and new electrical cables run from the switchboard. The installation was very professional and so far so good. We have taken advantage of the vacation mode as we are not always at the property. When we turn the iStore on it heats up the water very quickly and has proven to be very efficient in it's operation. It has a lot of additional features such as eco mode and you can also program when it so that it only comes on at specific times e.g. during the day so that it operates when solar panels are generating electricity. It is is very quiet so if it does come on at night to heat up water it is not a problem. The only issue so far has been is that the LCD touch screen was not secured properly and also seems to scratch easily. Solargain resolved this under warranty which demonstrated their professional after sales support which validated choosing them in the first place.
Purchased in December 2018 for $3,600.00.
Could not believe how good this is
HOT Water at last, constant hot water!
Replaced an old DUX, which was hopeless from the get go.
Nervous about going heat pump again, BUT very impressed with the iSTORE.
It takes next to no time to heat up, timer clock allows it to be programmed for when the PV is working.
We are frankly blown away by this unit.
Purchased in July 2019 for $3,000.00.
I store - what a difference !
Had to replace our old storage HWU and decided to go with the I store after taking some sound advice from our plumber. We have PV panels so the running costs are going to be next to nothing. The unit heats up to temperature in no time even in eco mode and the capacity is more than enough for 5. Only thing is getting kids out of the shower as we’ve never run out of hot water since install !
Purchased in June 2019.
Hot Water for the Future
We had the iStore installed October 2018 after we had enough of our gas storage water heater. We already had solar panels and after talking to experts decided that the iStore was for us and we haven’t been disappointed. We always have plenty of hot water while our power bills decreased. It is very quiet when running so is not intrusive to the household or our neighbours. The timer allows the water to be heated during the time the solar panels are producing electricity. There is even a holiday mode so it is simple to save on running costs while away from home.
This is so great!!!
We had our heat pump installed in July 2018 but I wanted to give it a fair try out before I wrote a review. We are a 4 person family who tend to take long showers and we have never run out of hot water even in cloudy or rainy conditions. We can be using both showers and the kitchen sink at the same time and have never have any issues. The heat pump works really well with our solar pv system and has saved us a considerable amount of money on our electricity bills. We have never experienced temperature fluctuations, just consistent hot water day or night.
I am a huge fan and I would recommend this to anyone.
Purchased in July 2018 for $3,000.00.
Questions & Answers
Hi, We need to change our Gaz hot water 135L to the heat pump electric. Do you have a similar capacity Istore unit? What is the price? Warranty
? We are in Mt Eliza Vic. Thank you
Hi, I am in MT Eliza Vic. 3930 we have 6.6 KW solar looking to replace our hot water. Please advise on price and reliable installer. How many liters of water? Warranty? Where is that made? Thank you.
Will the IStore operate efficiently in Hobart Tasmania
Hi Alan, thanks for the question! The iStore can operate in the cold conditions of Hobart, Glen Morris reviewed the iStore and said, "At Mt Toolebewong at 700 meters of altitude it gets pretty cold, we had 10cm of snow. The iStore worked just fine we had plenty of hot water.”
You can find out more about this review here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFpGEvOkFDQ
Kind regards, iStore
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