Heat Loss Test Procedure for Solar Water Heaters with a Hot Water Storage Tank Greater than 700 L - Australian Government


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture, supply or install a solar water heater with a capacity greater than 700 litres. The storage tank must comply with the requirements set out in this standard.

This document sets out the test conditions, equipment and configuration to be used for heat loss tests of hot water tanks that exceed the upper volume limit of 700L.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

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