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Converting from Gas to Electric Wellington

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Switching from gas to electric systems for cooking, heating, and water heating is not just practical. Today, where the consequences of our energy consumption are increasingly evident, making the shift from gas to electric carries significant environmental benefits. It’s important that this is not a one-size-fits-all solution, but it comprises of a series of meticulous steps and considerations.

Choosing electric over gas is a way to minimize your environmental impact. Each facet of this transition, whether it involves replacing gas stoves with energy-efficient induction hobs, updating gas-powered water heaters with electric alternatives, or opting for electric heat pumps for home heating, plays a vital role in this collective effort.

Efficient Gas-to-Electric Conversions

Switch Gas Cooking to Electric

Switch Gas Water Heating to Electric

Switch Gas Home Heating to Electric

Switching from Gas Cooking to Electric

Replacing gas cooktops with electric ones, such as induction hobs, often necessitates significant electrical upgrades. This may involve running a larger capacity electrical cable from the fuse box to the new hob location. The associated costs can include opening walls, plastering, and painting, especially if there is no existing cable capable of supporting the required amperage. Additionally, a new fuse on the fuse board may be required. In some cases, an electrician may need to assess the entire building’s wiring to ensure it can handle the increased electrical load.

Transitioning from Gas Water Heating to Electric

If you currently use a gas continuous flow water heater, you have the option of installing an electric water heater, either of the storage type or a heat pump water heater. This switch also necessitates running a new power cable to the fuse board and adding a new fuse.

Changing from Gas Home Heating to Electric

When transitioning from gas home heating, which can encompass various systems like gas fires, panel heaters, or gas central heating, many opt for heat pump heating. This change introduces an additional load to the electrical system, requiring the addition of another fuse to the electrical board.

Commonly, heat pumps are installed in living spaces like the lounge or family room, while oil heaters may continue to be used in bedrooms.

Download Gas to Electric Free Comparison Chart

Get a better understanding of why you should switch from electric to Gas. Helping you make an informed decision about switching to Gas from electric in Wellington.

Note: The information in the chart is informative and based on the data we had and is only for advise.


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We believe that reliable and trustworthy service is the key to customer satisfaction, which is why we strive to always keep our promises and show up on time. With our professional plumbers, you can trust that your plumbing needs will be taken care of quickly and efficiently, so you can get back to your daily routine without any interruptions.

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24/7 Emergency Services Across Wellington, Kapiti Coast and more suburbs

24/7 emergency plumbing services cater to situations that demand immediate attention. Plumbing emergencies can occur at any time, often catching individuals off guard. These emergencies include scenarios such as burst pipes, sewage backups, water leaks, clogged drains, malfunctioning water heaters, or overflowing toilets. When faced with such critical situations, it is crucial to have access to reliable and responsive plumbing services available round the clock. The availability of 24/7 emergency plumbing services ensures that skilled professionals can swiftly respond to urgent requests and provide prompt solutions to mitigate the impact of plumbing emergencies. Timely intervention in these situations can prevent further damage to the property, protect personal belongings, and restore essential services such as water supply and drainage. The expertise of emergency plumbers lies in their ability to quickly diagnose the issue, implement temporary fixes if required, and subsequently carry out comprehensive repairs to restore the plumbing system to optimal functionality.

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As local Wellington gasfitters and plumbers, we are committed to our customers’ complete satisfaction and offering them the best reliable product. We stand behind our work with our unique guarantee. We have more than 40 years of experience in the industry. Our team works fast and efficiently to minimise downtime and inconvenience, so you can get back to your life.

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