Hydronic Heating/Central Heating

Hydronic Heating/Central Heating

Ark Plumbing is trained in hydronic heating (central heating).

hydronic-heater-1How does it work?

The hydronic system simply heats water and moves it through sealed pipes to radiators throughout the home.
This ‘heating’ system is separate to the homes domestic hot water supply. Panel radiators operate as ‘Heat Emitters’ in each room, pushing out natural radiant heat, which spreads evenly. The radiators can be individually adjusted to provide ultimate comfort in each room. The sealed system can also be used to heat towel rails, floor slabs, even swimming pools, anywhere where it is needed.

There are many benefits in using Hydronic Heating listed below are some of the most significant points:

Allergy friendly

Unlike air forced central heating systems there are no airborne particles, providing a totally dust free and allergen free form of heating making it ideal for medical conditions such as Asthma.

Eco Friendly

Hydronic Heating is a natural heating alternative utilising water and natural gas. Energy use can be up to 70% less than other methods such as electricity dependent reverse cycle systems. Because the system is sealed realise minimal emissions.


Hydronic Heating is completely sealed, with no Exposed flames or electrical connections for fire hazards. The water temperature circulates in a hydronic heating system at an adjustable temperature to determine optimum comfort levels in individual rooms.


A Hydronic heating / central heating system will cost around 20% less to operate than a ducted system in a house with 2.7m ceilings. Those homes with higher ceilings will see even greater cost savings of around 30-40%