When most people consider installing solar panels in Australia, they think of the immediate benefits. Of course, you can automatically slash plenty of dollars from your annual energy expenses with solar, and you can also contribute to improving the environment. But solar energy is also a long-term investment that can deliver benefits even when it’s time to sell your home.
Increased selling potential
The simplest answer to whether solar panels will increase the value of your home is ‘yes!’. Buyers know that a home with solar panels represents ongoing electricity savings for the life of the solar system. Basically, those …
When you want some more natural light in your home, skylights are a great option. But which is better? Tubular skylights or more traditional skylights?
What are tubular skylights?
Tubular skylights offer a different solution for homes especially in situations where traditional skylights aren’t viable. If you have a larger roof cavity or attic, a tubular skylight may be your only option. In a tubular skylight, sunlight is captured through a dome on the roof and reflected down a mirrored tube before reaching the diffuser, which sends light into the home. Diffusers are often much smaller than traditional skylights but …
Many of us when we explore if we should get solar for our home or business do not really know where to start with our research. Sydney and the NSW coastal areas and the NSW regional areas offer some of the toughest environments for solar systems, not only in Australia, but the world. We offer 7 tips to help you choose the best solar system that will stand up to this environment.
A few years ago, a particular popular solar panel which was the most installed brand in 2015 and 2016. The panel had a manufacturing fault in the way …
You might be wondering whether it makes sense to go solar on your business premises. The answer is a very clear “Yes”, and in fact, solar installations are perhaps even more beneficial for commercial customers than residential ones. Here we look at the commercial solar installation process for a business.
The Benefits of Commercial Solar for Your Business
First up let’s look at the main reasons why you should consider commercial solar energy to help power your business.
Massive Savings on Energy Bills
Every business wants to lower its operating costs. Energy bills are a big part of your ongoing expenses that affect your …
Daylight saving has a long and highly debated history, with Australians divided depending on their graphical location when arguing the pros and cons. For some of us, the extended daylight hours are a blessing, enabling longer leisure and outdoor time. However, for others, daylight saving can be an inconvenience that hinders routine and interrupts circadian rhythms.
But no matter your personal viewpoint on the issue, ultimately, the intention of daylight saving is to do just that: save daylight and, in turn, reduce energy consumption. The jury is still out on the usefulness of the concept, however, some studies have shown that …
At times, investment into solar energy can be intimidating and stressful with a vast number of retailers and components to choose from. In this blog we pass on some tips to help you choose the right solar retailer.
It can be very difficult to determine what products and company will provide the most reliable solution for you. Ensuring that you are backed by a reputable retailer with quality components will ensure that your system will last its lifetime.
Australia had a record-breaking year in 2020 with the amount of solar installed and we are on …
Have you considered solar panels for your business? Businesses across the country are realising the massive potential of solar energy to save money, reduce operating costs and put more profits back into the business. In this article, we’ll discuss the main reasons that businesses are now making the smart choice and installing solar energy.
Strong Savings on Business Energy Costs
Firstly, and probably most importantly, from a business perspective, solar energy provides considerable financial savings. All businesses want to reduce operating expenses and put more cash back on their balance sheet – one of the …
Instead of buying a solar system alone, why not invest in a battery and solar combination instead?
The benefits of a solar and battery combination benefits are obvious.
From increased electricity bill savings to blackout prevention, why are not all customers in Sydney and regional NSW choosing a battery and solar bundle?
Why are some customers still commit to solar only and leave the battery purchase for another day?
More recently the feed-in tariff FIT), meaning the money solar system owners get paid to export solar to the grid has been reduced again.
From a high of 60cents for each kWh exported in 2009, we …
With improved high temperature performance, salt corrosion resistance, hail and wind resistance and a country wide LG 25-year product and performance warranty, LG NeON H solar Panels are uniquely suited to Australian climate and conditions.
The Australian environment features harsh conditions with extremes from storms to winter snows to searing summer heat. WithBacked with LG’s stability, the characteristics of the LG NeON H panels make them the ideal choice of solar panels for Australia.
The LG NeON H Panel is a Safe Choice
There is now way to sugarcoat it – the Australian solar market has been a minefield for Australian …
The advanced LG NeON H solar panels build upon LG’s solar technology leadership. The technology in the NeON H panels positions them as the flagship range to replace LG’s most popular panel in Australia, the NeON 2. With the LG NeON H 390W solar panels now available in Australia, let’s take a closer look at some key technologies in the panel.
A History of Solar Research and Innovation
With leading expertise in the research, design and manufacturing of semi-conductor technology, LG (at the time known as GoldStar Electronics) first began researching multicrystalline solar cells in 1985 …