Have you tried our water heating cost comparison tool yet

Use our hot water cost comparison tool to compare different options for heating the water at your place.

Compare the estimated upfront costs and estimated running costs for natural gas, electricity, LPG and solar hot water systems.

See how much you could save. Head over to our hot water cost comparison tool now!

This handy comparison tool will estimate the annual running costs for your household size and location if you’re within one of The Gas Hub’s natural gas network regions - Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu and Hawke's Bay.

The comparison tool also compares the upfront costs among different hot water systems, giving you a breakdown of the estimated appliance and potential installation pricing. This is based on the right sized water heater for your household size.

The great news is that you don’t need to input any tricky information or have an energy bill handy to input data from this.

It only takes a few minutes to calculate how much you could save and you can even opt to have your results emailed to you!

Use the hot water cost comparison tool now to help decide if natural gas is the right choice for you. If it is, we can probably help with a free natural gas connection.

Further information

Are you based in Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu or Hawke's Bay? You may be able to connect your home to gas for free with The Gas Hub.

Enter your address in our gas checker for an instant result on whether you're within the free gas connection range!

We also have a very useful hot water cost comparison tool that compares upfront and running costs within our natural gas network regions. Find out whether a natural gas, electricity, LPG, or solar hot water system could be the right solution for you. Try our hot water cost comparison tool now.

Ready to connect?

Check out the connection process, to know what choices you'll need to make as part of getting connected to natural gas.

Submit your natural gas connection application today. Our customer team will then ring you to confirm a few more details and progress your application.

Want to know more?

If you've had a good look around our website and still have questions let us know what you'd like more information about.

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