ECONOMICAL AND TAILORED SOLUTIONS
Although heating, hot water and cooling are essential for home comfort they represent the highest expense of home running costs. According to the Department of the Environment and Energy website, Australian households running costs for heating, hot water and cooling account for 61% of their total energy consumption costs.
With a passion for sustainability, let the Hicks family keep your family comfortable using environmental and pocket friendly technologies
Electricity, gas or wood? Basic or high tech control? Discreet or a fashion statement? So many options for unquestionable comfort.
Whether your preference is instantaneous hot water or storing water that’s been heated using the sun’s energy, we’re sure to identify the best system for your family’s needs
Refrigerated cooling is considered a prerequisite for many families battling Australia’s harsh summer heat. Conquer those hot summer days with a heat pump’s chilled breeze
QUALITY & SERVICE
Control & Flexibility
Each system is designed in close consultation with the client to determine what level of control the client requires. Systems have potential for rooms to be individually controlled. The temperature can be set to go up and down throughout the day, with each day programmed to suit an occupant’s weekly routine.
Reduced Energy Consumption
Whether your motivation is sustainability or reduced running costs, hydronic heating energy consumes the lowest amount of energy compared to all other forms of heating. The results of a study undertaken by Sustainability Victoria suggest that a basic gas hydronic heating system would cost the average home 7% less than ducted gas heating, 23% less than electric reverse cycle ducted heating or 104% less than electric in floor heating to run.
Comfortable, Clean & Healthy
Radiant heat acts directly on the body without having to wait for the air to warm first, resulting in the same comfort level but with a 2°C lower room temperature. Radiant heat is the most pleasant heat by far, providing even and silent natural warmth. With no air movement there’s no germs, dust and allergens being circulated through the house.
Hydronic heating systems can easily go unnoticed. Renowned for being quiet as well as having various options for how the heat is to be distributed, it can work away without being seen or heard. In-floor heating is entirely hidden, radiators can either be discreet or flamboyant art pieces and trench heating can be blended or featured making any option a perfect choice for anyone who holds high importance of aesthetics.
Why Us for your project?
- Best infrastructure sourced for providing the best systems
- Strong quality control systems
- Long term experience with sole focus on hydronic heating, hot water and cooling
- Tailor designed systems to suit every family
- Complex systems explained in plain English
- Work closely with builders, homeowners and other trades to accommodate schedules and plans
- Offering regular servicing and maintenance bookings
- Large range of spare parts for quick repairs
- Locally owned and opperated
In 2012, ten years after Kalvin commenced his career in hydronic heating, Kalvin and Felicity created Hicks Hydronics. Since then Kalvin has been looking after the operations side of the business while Felicity looks after the general management of the business.
This structure allows Kalvin to focus on the project management and client relations space to ensure clients always have an experienced expert looking after them . As the front man of the business Kalvin has earned trust and respect for the Hicks Hydronics name and has proven himself to be a knowledgeable, experienced and personable tradesman.
The model of the business has seen proven success, achieving amazing results within only a few years. By 2015 Hicks Hydronics celebrated major milestones of reaching a 7 figure turnover, being named as a finalist in the 2015 Victorian Telstra Business Awards and the number of people in the team reaching double figures.
As a young and vibrant business, Hicks Hydronics has a strong commitment to education. The business has had the pleasure of training new apprentices in the highly specialised field of hydronic heating as well as taking on school based work experience students looking to gain insight into the industry. The commitment to education is also displayed with qualified team members undertaking continual professional development training. The team is passionate about keeping on top of the eight ball to enable Hicks Hydronics’ offerings to include products and systems that utilise the newest hydronic heating technologies to create energy efficient heating systems