Australian Standard AS 2712-2007 - Solar and Heat Pump Water Heaters Design and Construction - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture, supply or install a solar water heater.

Renewable energy certificates may be created for installations of solar water heaters, providing the solar water heater meets certain conditions. One of these conditions is that the solar water heater has been given product certification by an accredited body in accordance with this Standard.

This Standard specifies requirements for the design and construction of solar and heat pump hot water supply systems for household premises and for commercial and industrial installations comparable with household installations, intended to deliver potable water of acceptable quality.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 AG

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 AG

Administering agency

Clean Energy Regulator

Renewables & Carbon Farming Division

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Renewables & Carbon Farming Division

Clean Energy Regulator

Mailing address: GPO BOX 621
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 553 542