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Whether you are building, currently renovating or would simply like to enjoy the comfort of hydronic heating in your existing home…  Foster Heating can design a hydronic heating solution to suit your individual needs and budget. Please feel free to visit our showroom, bring your plans and discuss your requirements with our professional sales team.

Furthermore if you have a set of floor plans, you are most welcome to email these into the office. Online quotes will require accurate floor plans and elevations. Additional information such as window sizes, insulation and construction should also be provided if available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Hydronic Heating work? 2018-05-22T03:21:42-10:00

Hydronic Heating operates using a re-circulated hot water system powered by natural or LPG gas. The water is pumped to radiator panels installed throughout the home or through coils installed in the concrete slab. Systems are programed using a centralised, climate controlled thermostat, but individual radiators and coils can also be independently operated. Hydronic systems are renowned for superior heating comfort and operational efficiency.

Major benefits compared to gas ducted heating 2018-05-27T00:51:26-10:00
  • Operational efficiency (approximately 20-25% cheaper to run than traditional gas ducted system)
  • Healthier alternative (asthma and allergy suffers)
  • Hydronic Heating is clean, silent and free of dust (no fans, drafts and cold areas).
  • Hydronic Heating operates to a consistent, ambient temperature throughout all areas of your home (no drafts).
  • Quality and reliability (system longevity)
  • Low maintenance
  • Environmentally friendly and energy efficient
Running costs compared to typical gas ducted heating 2018-05-27T00:52:29-10:00

A hydronic heating system will be approximately 20-25% cheaper to run than a gas ducted system.

Showroom open hours 2018-05-27T00:53:46-10:00

Melbourne largest hydronic heating showroom is open:

Monday – Friday: 8am-5pm

Saturdays: 10am-4pm

Installation cost of hydronic heating 2018-05-27T00:54:53-10:00

Foster Heating can individually design a hydronic heating systems to suit your individual requirements and budget. Installations costs will vary depending on the size and characteristics of the home.  The best way to accurately assess the cost of hydronic heating is to email, phone or visit one of our friendly sales staff to arrange quote.

Do we use subcontractors 2018-05-27T00:55:38-10:00

No. All of our Plumbers, Service Techs and Electricians are Foster Heating employees.

Do I need gas 2018-05-27T00:57:45-10:00

Yes. All hydronic heating systems installed and recommended by Foster require gas (natural or LPG).
Natural gas is the most efficient and reliable fuel source for all hydronic heating systems. Recent developments in operational efficiency have also led to the significant growth of LPG hydronic heating systems in areas where natural gas is not yet available.

Installation in existing homes 2018-05-27T00:58:24-10:00

Any home can have hydronic heating installed, however the type, materials and construction of the house may will determine the difficulty and therefor the cost of the installation. Ideally, if you have enough access under the floor to crawl around, then installation is quite easy. If you home is on a concrete slab, the pipework to the radiators may need to be run externally or retro fitted down cavity walls.

What is the installation warranty 2018-05-27T00:59:21-10:00

All Foster Heating installed systems come with a statutory 7 year workmanship warranty.

What are the Boiler / Equipment Warranty’s 2018-05-27T01:00:32-10:00
  • All Bosch hydronic boilers installed by Foster Heating have a 2 year parts and labour warranty.
  • All Bosch boilers also feature a 5 year warranty on the heat exchanger.
  • All Bosch (Buderus) radiators are guaranteed by a 25 year manufacturer’s warranty.
  • All Rehau pipework and fittings are covered by a 25 year warranty.
What are you areas of installation 2018-05-27T01:02:09-10:00

Foster Heating installs hydronic heating systems in all areas of metro Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria. Interstate installations can also be arranged for Tasmania, Canberra and NSW.

How can I arrange a quote 2018-05-27T01:02:56-10:00

Please feel free to visit our showroom, bring your plans and discuss your requirements with our professional sales team. Our Showroom Hours are 8am – 5pm (Mon – Fri) & 10am – 4pm (Sat).

Furthermore, if you have a set of floor plans, you are encouraged to email them to our sales staff.Online quotes will require accurate floor plans and elevations. Additional information such as window sizes, insulation and construction should also be provided if available.

Do you work with major home builders 2018-05-27T01:03:59-10:00

Over the years, Foster Heating has developed a great working relationship with most major home builders.
Foster Heating has the operational flexibility to suit even the most demanding schedule of the large volume builders.

Meet Chris

Install Specialist

Chirs has 15 years experience in hydronic installations. His experience cover residential and commercial properties and all with quality and care you expect from Foster.