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Safety Tips for Seniors in Winter

The nights are starting to cool off coming into the colder months and this can be difficult for seniors who really feel the cold. Keeping warm is vital during winter but there are risks associated with the devices we use. Here are some great tips for keeping seniors safe during Read More

Video – How to Save Electricity in Your Refrigerator

One appliance that uses a great deal of electricity is your refrigerator. There are some easy ways to cut down the amount of energy your fridge requires. Watch the video below for some of these great ideas. What tips have you heard for reducing energy usage in the kitchen? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYHdrC35Dx0

What Is GreenPower?

GreenPower allows you to use certified renewable energy in your home, helping to support the renewable energy sector in Australia. Energy providers purchase electricity from generators using wind, solar, water and bioenergy. Do you use GreenPower in your home or business? If not, would you consider it? Let us know Read More

Electricity Usage Tool

Knowing how much electricity you are using in comparison to similar households in your area can help you determine if you need to cut back on your energy usage. This great tool will give you a benchmark daily usage for each season as well as an annual usage that you Read More

Choosing the Right LED Light Bulbs

LED bulbs are a great choice when it comes to low-cost lighting. LED bulbs have lower energy usage and a longer lifespan. However, not all homes are suited for LED bulbs and choosing the right bulb isn’t always easy. Here are some things to consider before buying LED bulbs for Read More

Samsung Battery Factory Fire

Samsung has had a terrible run with their batteries catching fire recently in their Galaxy Note 7s and now a fire at the factory where they are produced. The garbage fire (caused by the discarded faulty batteries) is a great reminder to dispose of your batteries responsibly. We are just Read More

Saving Energy in the Office

Offices and home offices can draw a lot of electricity and when they are used for many hours in the day, that can make for a huge energy bill. Computers, monitors, printers and lighting all contribute to power consumption but these tips can help you save energy each day. https://www.energyaustralia.com.au/residential/energy-saving-safety/thehub/business/energy-saving-tips

Choosing the Right Air-Conditioner

With one of the hottest summers on record, many families and workplaces are putting in air-conditioners. There are many different types and brands of air-conditioners on the market so choosing one can be a little overwhelming (especially in this heat!). Here is some fantastic information to read before choosing the Read More

Electrical Storms

Summer storms are amazing to watch but they can be hazardous for your electronics. Here are some great tips on keeping safe this summer.   http://www.masterelectricians.com.au/page/Consumers/Electrical_tips/Severe_Weather/7_Tips_for_Summer_Storm_Safety/  

Wireless charging

If your mobile is always going flat, you will love this article. Wireless charging will make it a lot easier to keep your phone charged (at least, while you are home!). http://www.electricalsolutions.net.au/content/data-networking-communications/article/the-future-of-wireless-charging-971287828