1. How long will it take to get my power back?
We can usually get your power back up and running within the first hour if you have an old wiring system, it can sometimes take longer.
2. If I install Solar Panels, will it pay for all my electricity?
The short answer is No, but Solar Panels can contribute to lowering your energy bill, and in a few years will have paid for itself.
3. How much money can I save if I install Solar Panels?
A 5kW system can save you up to $1800 per year. Remember if you're not using the solar energy, you will be supplying it to the “grid” for around 12 cents per kWh.
4. Do Led Lights use as much electricity as my old down-lights?
No LED use approximately 80% less energy than old halogen and are a lot safer as they do not get as hot as halogen (in fact, halogen lights can burn at 200 degrees C and fire hazard can occur if you are on holidays and rodents and birds build a nest over them).
5. I usually leave my TV and other appliances on standby, does it consume a lot of power?
No, each appliance does not consume much energy on it own, but collectively it can add up to as much as $100 per year just to have your T.V, etc. on standby.
6. I noticed my energy bill has risen, but I don’t think I am using more electricity, what can it be?
Electricity prices are rising and will continue to rise, due to the upgrading of the electrical infrastructure.
7. What is the most economical way to cool my house?
Using ceiling fans is by far the most economical way to cool out in the summer months (and they look nice on the ceiling).
8. I have an old fridge, is it worth getting a new one?
Yes, a fridge that is 10 to 15 years old could be costing you more around $300+ extra a year to run the fridge than a fridge that is 5 years old.