Year: 2013
16 December 2013

WHAT INCREASES IN ENERGY PRICES REALLY MEAN FOR HOUSEHOLDS?

While households have noticed increases in electricity and gas prices over the last few years, most haven’t looked at the profound impacts these increases can have on their lives and budget. The impacts can be both varied and profound. The three that cause the most stress are detailed below. […]

18 November 2013

THE TRUTH ABOUT SOLAR IN WINTER

It is the month of November, and winter in Melbourne is finally showing signs of being over. We’re not sure about you, but we always feel that it overstays its welcome on both seasonal sides. […]

03 October 2013

WHAT IF THE MCG WENT SOLAR?

Given that there is a bit of ‘footy fever’ going on surrounding the AFL grand final, it got me thinking: does the MCG use any solar energy? Our sporting Mecca, and a national icon, one would think it should be a shining example of renewables, but I, for one, haven’t ever heard a thing about […]

25 February 2013

The added benefits of solar panels: rooftop insulators for your home

Solar panels on your roof don’t just generate clean energy for your house or business – they are keeping it cool as well.

Because solar photovoltaic (PV) systems take the harsh beating of the sun’s rays, they also prevent heat from penetrating inside a building’s ceilings. This is more great news for the growing number of residential and commercial roofs that are now covered with solar panels. […]