Heat Pumps

Rheem is one of Australia’s most recognised and respected brands. It is synonymous with hot water heating. What is not so well known is that Rheem is also Australia’s leading specialist in manufacturing swimming pool heat pumps, both for residential and commercial. Sunbather is an Authorised National Dealer of the Rheem Heat Pump Range and just like Sunbather products, Rheem is made & tested right here in Australia to suit our conditions. A premium product in a market flooded with unreliable imports.

Rheem Thermal Heat Pumps simply draw energy from the air and transfer that to your pool water using an electrical compressor, used to extend your season beyond the normal 6-8 month solar swimming season.


Australian Made

  • Designed and built in Australia
  • Over 21 years development by Rheem engineers in heat pump development and design.
  • It is characterised by high performance at cold ambients.
  • It is extremely quiet.
  • Highest efficiency, output and robustness to Australian conditions supported by Rheem’s Psychometric Type Test Room.
  • The Rheem units are designed to the Florida Minimum Energy Performance Standard of minimum COP of 4.0 at 10°C ambient.
  • Ranging from 8.4kW to 540kW outputs.
  • Brilliant heat transfer capability, delivering a COP of up to 6.0.
  • Full manufacturer’s warranty and factory/service support nationally.

Commercial Grade Quality

  • The domestic design is a scaled down version of the large Rheem Commercial range, with identical commercial componentry.
  • Strong Titanium Heat Exchanger, De-Ice function, and anti corrosion evaporator will definitely outlast the cheap import alternatives.
  • “Tariff Optimising” intelligent controller to help reduce your energy bills.
  • Compressor housed in separate internal cabinet minimising noise.
  • HP/LP pressure control and flow switch.
  • Residential series allows for upgrade to Rheem IQ Link.
  • “Pump Call” functionality when used with Rheem IQ Link controller.
  • Connectivity with most automatic pool & spa control systems.


  • Sunbather are the Australian experts in Pool Heating. We understand that it can be confusing for many clients to really know what the best solution is for your pool… Solar, Gas, Heat Pump, Pool Covers, or a combination?
  • Let us visit your home to use our Award winning Energy Audit App to give you the absolute facts on pool heating and how much it will cost you.
  • With Sunbathers range of pool heating and heat conservation products, you can trust us as the industry leader to find the most economical and eco-friendly solution available.

Because Heat Pumps rely on fossil fuels, the BCA regulations state that a Pool Cover or Solar Heater must be installed in conjunction with a Heat Pump to reduce your carbon footprint… and more importantly, keep your energy bills down! Talk to Sunbather about the right combination for you.

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