Heatwave plan

Heatwaves are becoming more frequent and more severe. Having a plan to stay cool and comfortable during heatwaves is essential. Our heatwave plan provides simple steps to make sure you don’t overheat – from small things in your daily routine to longer-term thinking about your home. Download our Heatwave Plan for simple steps to keep … Read more

New Air Conditioner Buyers Guide

During this time of year, we know many of you are looking at air conditioners. However, many can be energy guzzlers – so it’s important to choose an energy efficient model for your home. To make sure you are choosing the right system for your home we’ve just launched a brand new air conditioner buyers’ … Read more

What happens when solar panels have reached their end?

At least 2 million homes have solar power on their roof, in Australia. In fact, at the current rate of installation, Australia is on track for 50% renewable energy by 2025. Unfortunately, with the exponential growth in the technology, solar panels are set to be Australia’s largest electronic waste growth stream. Solar panels have a typical life span … Read more

It’s getting hot in here!

It’s predicted to be another hot summer this year, with the latest Bureau of Meteorology outlook predicting that temperatures from December – February 2019 are set to be above average for the time of year, over most of Australia. When the weather heats up many people turn on their air conditioners, which can put a … Read more

Zero emissions homes

Do you think a zero-emissions home sounds far fetched or futuristic? Well it is a lot easier than you might think! In fact, it is possible to convert an existing residential home into a zero emissions home quite simply. Here’s how: Switch off gas – Natural gas is a fossil fuel, so replace your gas … Read more

Insulation is cool!

Many homes have ceiling insulation, which is great for keeping your home warm in winter but did you know that insulation can also stop the heat from coming in to your home in summer? Benefits of insulation Images thanks to Sustainability Victoria Insulation is one of the most effective ways to reduce heat loss in winter … Read more

What a year!

We’ve had a great year offering our services in New South Wales. The pilot year of the Our Energy Future energy advisory service, delivered by Positive Charge, has been very successful with over 1MW of solar installed. This report highlights some of the key achievements and learnings for the 2017/18 financial year. Background After more … Read more