Develop scenarios of potential substitution of gas consumption within the residential segment of eastern Australia, in favour of solar water heating and electric reverse cycle air-conditioning.
Define extent of potential displacement of gas in residential sector due to growth of solar water heating and reverse cycle air-conditioning.
Demand, appliance switching, elasticity of demand, water heating, reverse cycle air conditioning
Developed an efficient model to facilitate scenario analysis and a reasonable fact base in an otherwise data poor area of the market. Robust analysis to inform market participants.