Rotorua has the worst air quality in the North Island, caused mainly by domestic fires. To help clean it up, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council is offering the Hot Swap Loan. 

A clean heat appliance is an energy star heat pump, AGA rated flued gas heater, pellet fire or an approved clean air wood burner. Rotorua Heating Solutions offer an extensive range of these under the Hot Swap scheme. please click on the "Hot Swap Scheme" tab in the menu on the left to view the products we can supply and install under this scheme.

 

        THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FO CLEAN HEAT:
  •     Have an operable non-compliant wood burner, in the main living area of your home, that you use as the main source of home heating
  •     Agree to have all non-compliant appliances removed or in the case of open fires they must be made inoperable.
  •     Water heating and/or cooking appliances cannot be traded
  •     From 1 January 2016 no open fires are tradable for Hot Swap loans
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  •     REPLACEMENT HEATING - HEAT PUMPS AND FLUED GAS FIRES - INTEREST FRE TARGETED RATE
    • Up to $4,600 inclusive GST 
    • Paid back over ten years on property rates
    • Insulated properties may be eligible for a $500 incentive
    • Multiple heat pumps (or gas fires) can be installed under Hot Swap but the loan cap applies.
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    • REPLACMENT HEATING - WOOD BURNERS AND PELLET FIRES - INTEREST BEARING TARGETED RATE
    • Up to $5,000 inclusive GST
    • Paid back over ten years on property rates
    • Interest charge will be approximately 6-7.5% per annum plus an administration fee.
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To get started, all you need to do is give us a ring or email, and we'll book a suitable time with you to do a Home Heating Assessment. 

More information on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on www.hotswap.co.nz 

Rotorua Urban Airshed Boundary