27 Mind-Boggling Facts About Solar Energy
What is solar power? Put simply, it’s electricity acquired by harnessing the energy of the sun’s rays. Modern science has developed incredible ways to capture sunlight in ways our ancestors never dreamed of. Solar energy offers many meaningful benefits over unsustainable energy resources such as coal, gas and oil, and many of us have shiftedRead more
Avoiding The Dangers of Circuit Overload – Expert Advice
It seems that everything we use these days runs on electricity, which is why most homes have multiple power outlets and/or power boards in every room that are used consistently. However, not using electricity properly can be extremely dangerous, cause circuit overloads and lead to serious issues like fires or a member of your familyRead more
How Does Solar Power Work? The Science Of Sunshine
Around half a million or one in three Queensland homes has a solar system installed and the Queensland Government expects this figure to reach up to 1 million by 2020. And while uptake has slowed since the Solar Bonus Scheme ended in 2012, many homeowners are still getting on-board.
Electrical Safety In The Workplace – 6 Useful Tips To Prevent Accidents
One of the most important power sources we use every day is electricity. However, if it’s not managed properly it can cause serious industry and even death. The statistics, unfortunately, prove this all too well – between 2003 and 2015, 142 workers died as a result of contact with electricity. So if you work withRead more
A Guide to Buying Solar Panels
Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners who are not just worried about rising electricity costs, but are mindful of the environment and want a system that produces greener energy as well. As time goes by, solar panels are becoming increasingly affordable regardless of the fact that the most generous incentive programs are nowRead more
5 Useful Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home
Electrical incidents injure or kill over sixteen Australians per week, thirteen per cent of these occur in children under 14 years of age, and unfortunately 77 per cent of childhood electrical injuries happen in the home. There are some fantastic resources available that help kids learn about electricity safety, however it is also about youRead more
The Benefits of Solar Energy For Your Home
You see that quarterly energy bill in the mailbox and groan because you know it’s going to take a fairly big whack out of the household savings. And no wonder we all get a little despondent – the average household electricity bill in Queensland now amounts to over $1500 a year!
Top 7 Household Energy Saving Tips
We all use electricity, but it’s probably safe to say that we all hate receiving the hefty electricity bill that goes along with it. However, saving energy and in fact being energy efficient is by the far the most impactful way Australian households can deal with the rising cost of electricity.