The Australian Water Heating Forum (AWHF) is a forum managed by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group). Its membership is comprised of companies that manufacture and/or supply water heating systems for the Australian market.  
Our members are responsible for over 95% of all water heaters sold in Australia, and directly employ approximately 2,500 Australians. 

Members include: 

  • Apricus 
  • Chromagen
  • Dux
  • Rheem
  • Rinnai
  • Robert Bosch
  • Steibel 

What we do 

Water heating is a basic necessity for every household, and as a result accounts for approximately 20-25% of a home’s energy load. Depending on the fuel type, water heating can also have a significant impact on a home’s carbon footprint. 
The purpose of the Forum is to represent the industry and work with governments and other industry stakeholders to develop and implement workable, safe and practical standards and regulations that address water heating’s unique role in Australian homes. It seeks to do this whilst ensuring that an important Australian industry remains viable and competitive. 


Quarterly meetings to be held at Ai Group offices in Brisbane, North Sydney and Melbourne connected by video conference or telephone. 

Further information 

Email: or call 03 9867 0292 

Need help?

The Workplace Advice Line is Ai Group’s national telephone advisory service for all your on the spot workplace related questions.

Call the Workplace Advice Line
1300 55 66 77 and press option 1
(Overseas: +61 3 9867 0100). Email:

Weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm
(Australian Eastern Daylight/Standard Time)

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