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28 Aug

Why one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to smart homes

Thinking about making your home a bit smarter? Here's why an agnostic approach is the best approach!

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31 Oct

Smart Home Gadgets to Consider for 2018

Whether you’re just getting started or your a smart home expert, these smart appliances could soon make their way into y…

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07 Nov

Quick Ways to Transform Your House to a Smart Home this Spring

The concept of a smart home is redefining how we live. Here are some quick and easy ways you can make your home smarter.…

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23 Oct

How Smart Homes are becoming Interactive

As homes are getting smarter, so are the ways on how the home setup can interact, engage and look after the welfare of i…

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08 Aug

The Future of Smart Homes Is Functional Feature Integration

Smart home technology is making strides in making it easier for homes to adapt and quickly realise the benefits of home …

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28 Oct

5 awesome things you can do with a Smart Plug

The carbonTRACK Smart Plug is more than just a pretty wall accessory. Here are 5 of the many awesome things that you can…

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19 Jul

Why a connected home feels safer

One of the primary reasons consumers purchase smart home automation is to keep their families safe. Learn how connected …

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08 Aug

The Challenges of Security for IoT and Home Automation

Security is on the mind, as smart homes and automated living are quickly becoming more of a reality for homeowners.

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15 Dec

Taking ‘smart home’ to the next level: Introducing intelligent home energy management

You may live in a 'smart home', but is it intelligent? We look at the difference between a smart home and an intelligent…

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21 Apr

What is home automation?

Home automation is an integral component of any home energy management system. But what does it deliver?

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07 Mar

What is machine learning and how does carbonTRACK deploy it in my home?

What is machine learning, and what role can it play in a home energy management system like carbonTRACK?

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09 Feb

5 Smart Appliances to consider for your next upgrade

Technology is developing at a rapid pace - you can only wonder what modern home smart appliances will look like in 5, 10…

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28 Jun

Renovating your home, the smart way

You’re upgrading your home; so why not go smart? Here’s some advice to make sure you make the most value out of your ren…

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27 Sep

How smart is your solar?

Many people with solar don’t realise that they could be getting so much more out of their solar system – more savings on…

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02 Mar

A comparison of home energy management systems in Australia

Solar PV systems are already commonplace and affordable in Australia, and battery storage is getting there quickly as we…

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03 Aug

7 Cool Things You Can Do With the Internet of Things

The potential of the 'Internet of Things' is essentially limitless and will advance several industries in years to come.…

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05 Jun

What is the Internet of Things? And how are people actually using it?

While The Internet of Things (IoT) may seem like a relatively new phrase, the idea has been around in the tech world for…

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19 May

10 Ways To Automate Your Life

While the world of automation can seem like an overwhelming place, it's easy to simplify and make it work for you.

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04 May

What is ZigBee? (Everything you need to know)

ZigBee lets wireless technologies communicate with each other. Appliances and devices that have ZigBee built in help peo…

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16 Mar

carbonTRACK awarded commercialisation grant to launch its latest smart product that creates smart electricity grids

carbonTRACK has recently been awarded a commercialisation grant to bring the new Smart Meter to the Australian and inter…

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03 Oct

Why now is the time to consider installing a Home Energy Management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) allow homeowners to record, measure and act on their billing in a ‘smart’ way.

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23 Nov

Standby Power – stop the energy suckers in your home

There are vampires lurking in your home sucking your energy. Don’t believe me? Read and see.

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06 Jul

What to Consider When Buying a Home Battery

When looking for which type of batteries to buy, there are a couple of alternatives currently on the market. Each have t…

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07 Apr

The pitfalls of WiFi-based home energy management

As you shop around for a home energy management system, there are a number of reasons that you may want to avoid ones th…

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01 Sep

How IoT is Changing Business Centres and Districts

The Internet of Things is allowing new levels of connectivity across businesses around the global.

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22 Dec

7 things a new homeowner should do to save money

If you’re just bought a new home, perhaps for the first time, you’re probably on a pretty tight budget. Luckily, there a…

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27 Sep

Batteries in your home – measuring and monitoring home battery systems

If you’re thinking of adding to your smart home with a battery system, you should definitely consider how you are going …

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15 Nov

How many solar panels do I need for my home?

Household solar systems vary in their capacity and the number of solar panels that they use. So how many solar panels do…

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29 Nov

3 Holiday Home Dilemmas and how to solve them

For those with holiday homes, this is the best time of year to make the most of them.

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31 Jan

How energy efficient are your appliances?

Appliances make up at least 30% of your electricity bill. Homeowners rely more on appliances than ever before which mean…

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09 Mar

The pros and cons of going off the grid

Taking your home off the grid with solar power & battery storage has never been more affordable or alluring than it is t…

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21 Jul

Where is the Internet of Things having the greatest impact?

Internet technology has advanced to a platform where industries have utilised it as their backbone for effective collabo…

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06 Sep

How to Spring Clean your Energy Habits

With winter energy costs eating up a chunk of your household budget, spring brings the perfect opportunity to spring cle…

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15 Dec

Five things to look for in a home energy management system

There are five essential things every home energy management (EMS) system should come equipped with to be considered tru…

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16 Jan

6 tech breakthroughs from 2016 we love

Will 2017 be the year we fully embrace smart living? New devices are controlling our homes and life as we know it has ch…

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11 Apr

What is a home energy management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) are gaining popularity as small-scale solar power and battery storage become more …

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26 May

The Dangers of Standby Power

The typical Aussie home has about 30 devices that constantly draw standby power, accounting for around 10% of a home’s e…

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23 Feb

10 Inspiring Eco-Friendly Homes

Are you always on the lookout for ideas to make your home a little more eco-friendly? Well inspiration is all around yo…

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17 Oct

How much of your Electricity Bill is for Hot Water?

Did you know that hot water is one of the biggest users of electricity in your home?

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08 Nov

Use more solar – or sell it back to the grid?

If you’ve got solar panels, you’ve probably wondered how to get the most savings out of them. To understand this, you mu…

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07 Dec

7 ways carbonTRACK can help NSW homes about to lose their solar bonus.

On the 31 December 2016, the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme end. Make the transition as painless as possible. carbonTRACK can he…

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04 May

Six Tips For Minimalist Living

Minimalist living is not only great for your headspace, it's eco friendly too. By embracing minimalism, you’re avoiding …

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07 Nov

Quick Ways to Transform Your House to a Smart Home this Spring

The concept of a smart home is redefining how we live. Here are some quick and easy ways you can make your home smarter.…

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31 Oct

Smart Home Gadgets to Consider for 2018

Whether you’re just getting started or your a smart home expert, these smart appliances could soon make their way into y…

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27 Oct

The National Energy Guarantee – What this means for energy bills

Learn what the National Energy Guarantee is and how it might affect your electricity bills.

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23 Oct

How Smart Homes are becoming Interactive

As homes are getting smarter, so are the ways on how the home setup can interact, engage and look after the welfare of i…

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03 Oct

Why now is the time to consider installing a Home Energy Management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) allow homeowners to record, measure and act on their billing in a ‘smart’ way.

Read More...

28 Sep

Energy Blindness and how to solve it

You could be energy blind. Energy blindness occurs when someone has a limited or no understanding of their home energy p…

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27 Sep

Batteries in your home – measuring and monitoring home battery systems

If you’re thinking of adding to your smart home with a battery system, you should definitely consider how you are going …

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06 Sep

How to Spring Clean your Energy Habits

With winter energy costs eating up a chunk of your household budget, spring brings the perfect opportunity to spring cle…

Read More...

01 Sep

How IoT is Changing Business Centres and Districts

The Internet of Things is allowing new levels of connectivity across businesses around the global.

Read More...

28 Aug

Why one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to smart homes

Thinking about making your home a bit smarter? Here's why an agnostic approach is the best approach!

Read More...

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