We are a 100% Tasmanian owned and operated business dedicated to providing quality solar and heating solutions that are best suited to the Tasmanian environment.
Your Local Specialists
As Tasmanian’s ourselves we understand the local climate & energy industry. Through experience, we know what works and only recommend solutions that suit.
Reliability That Lasts
We do it right the first time with quality equipment that gives greater performance, a higher return on investment and incredible reliability.
Superior Customer Service
We are committed to giving you quality service. Whether you are considering a new system, or have a question 10 or 20 years after your installation, we are here to help.
Serving Tasmania for Over 85 Years
You may recognise the name “Jessups”, that’s because we have been in business of for over 85 years in Launceston, Tasmania. Our history is loooooong with plenty of details that our friendly staff will tell at length given half a chance. But for you, we’ll keep it short!
Jessups started in 1939 when Mark Jessup started selling light globes from his push bike! Mark grew the business into a state-wide presence making Jessups a household name as an electrical appliance retailer.
When John Thirgood took over in 1984, he diversified Jessups and often led the market to bring Tasmanians the best in electrical. Jessups was always one of the first to stock the new technologies. Including VCRs, C64 computers (remember those!), mobile phones, bread makers, electric toothbrushes and play stations.
Staying in the forefront, it was a natural progression that John realised the potential of using reverse cycle air conditioners in the cold Tasmanian climate. With Jessups naming them “heat pumps”, Tasmanian’s began to catch on. Today, the affectionately named “heat pump” is now Tasmania’s first choice for space heating.
As affordable solar energy generation became accessible, the Jessups team quickly recognised the opportunity for Tasmanians to take control of their energy. Adding solar power to our already extensive range of products, we embraced the future direction in electrical.
Moving with the times, in 2013 Jessups left behind electrical appliances to focus solely on solar and energy efficient solutions. Now located on Wellington Street with the new name ‘Jessups Solar Squad’, the team remains committed to providing quality solutions suited to the Tasmanian environment.
Having been in the solar business for over 20 years now, Jessups have installed 1000’s of solar systems and well over 10,000 heat pumps across Tasmania!