RenewEconomy reports that Solar households now have to pay to use their own solar output. One that monitors their solar “exports” – usually about 6c/kWh for their solar. They are also on a meter for controlled loads, specifically their hot water, and for ... Read more... EndFragment
Not sure how much gas you have left in your 45L bottle? Here is a tip tip on how to check. Firstly fill a container with warm water (not boiling), then pour slowly over the top of your gas bottle . You should see a condensation line appear which indicates the level your gas is at, otherwise slide your hand down the bottle where you poured the water and feel for where the bottle changes temperature turning from hot to cold. This will indicate where the gas level is. If you do
Quite often we get phone calls from customers thinking that their gas hot water system isn't working. More often then not they have ran out of gas. If it is the first time you need to change over bottles here is a quick demo on how to switch your empty bottle to your full bottle. Remember to call your LPG gas retailer to order a new bottle so you have a full one for next time. If you are an Elgas customer you can order bottles from their Apple iOS App HERE or Android App H
AGL have provided some great information on what some typical household appliances cost to run a year. EG. an electric hot water system can cost between $660 -$881 per year to run whereas solar hot water can cost less than $1 per day. READ MORE...
StartFragmentTrade Secrets - Solar Hot Water Systems Interested in changing to Solar Hot Water, but would like to know more about how it works. Take a look at this short videos it shows you how to select and install a solar hot water system which maximises effectiveness and minimises running costs and emissions. This video is part of the Trade Secrets 'Skills for the Future' series. For more videos, resources and training links, go to www.tradesecrets.org.au. EndFragment
StartFragmentElectricity price surge: 21 ways you can save on power - The Queensland Times http://news.google.com Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:35:29 GMT EndFragment READ MORE... 21 WAYS YOU CAN SAVE ON YOUR POWER BILL 1. Use your air-conditioner sparingly and switch to dry mode to make even more savings. 2. Switch to solar power to minimise your bills. 3. Use gas or solar for your hot water generation. 4. Install powerboards for big devices like TVs which can be turned off by remote c