Rheem AmbiPower 280e Heat Pump Installed

Hot Water

Recommended for homes up to 6 people.
Price includes all rebates if eligible.

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Please note Supply and Installation prices include Solar Victoria Rebate. It also includes VEEC’s & STC’s signed over to Darebin as a point of sales discount going from gas to heat pump.
To find out if you are eligible for the Solar Victoria Rebate please contact us.

The AmbiPower® 280e is a Low GWP (Global Warming Potential) R290 refrigerant 280 litre Heat Pump – great for replacement of an electric water heater.  AmbiPower 280e is an energy efficient alternative for areas where a traditional solar water heater may not be suitable. It has a high Coefficient of Performance (COP) of 5.2. With its advanced wrap around microchannel heating technology for uniform and faster water heating the AmbiPower 280e is suitable for harsh water conditions; and cold climates (with an operating range from -6°C) to higher ambient temperatures. 

AmbiPower® 280e Heat Pump has been designed and tested to withstand the harsh Australian conditions, with:

  • Enamel lined water tank reduces the risk of corrosion.
  • Side fan design provides maximum airflow and protects from the rain.
  • Durable outer shell in painted sheet metal design with Aluminium top cover to reduce corrosion and withstand harsh weather conditions.
  • LED touchscreen controller provides optimum visibility, product performance information and user-friendly operation.


  • Advanced wrap around microchannel heating technology for uniform and faster water heating
  • Suitable for cold climates with an operating range from -6°C to +43°C
  • Suitable for harsh water conditions
  • Can save up to 70% on your water heating energy consumption compared to an electric water heater in Zone 3#
  • 2.4 kW back-up element for cold climatic conditions
  • User-friendly touch screen LED display
  • Eligible for STCs (may be eligible for additional incentives in some states)
  • 7 year cylinder warranty*
  • Suitable for up to 6 people^
  • Uses R290 refrigerant with a GWP of <3


Warranty details:

  • 7 years cylinder supply
  • 3 years cylinder labour
  • 3 years sealed systems supply including labour
  • 1 year parts supply and labour on all other parts

Additional information

Supply & Install Terms

Product Terms and Installation Information:
This pricing is for a Standard Installation:
The listed price applies to installations where the hot water connection aligns with the existing location and utilizes a standard electrical circuit.
Extras may apply for installations without underfloor or in-ceiling access to run the electrical circuit.
Double-storey homes may incur additional charges due to increased difficulty in installation.
Some locations in Melbourne may be subject to a travel fee.
The provided price is for transitioning from a gas-powered unit to a heat pump.
Eligibility for the Solar Victoria Rebate is required for this package.
The package encompasses the signing over of STC’s (Small-scale Technology Certificates) & VEECs to Darebin. This contributes to a point-of-sale discount for customers.

Existing Non-Gas Units:
If your current water heating unit is not gas-powered, please contact us for tailored solutions and pricing.