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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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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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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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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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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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23 Jun

Beyond energy management: How carbonTRACK helps businesses optimise their performance

Whether you run a corner store or manage a retail chain with thousands of shops nation-wide, carbonTRACK can help you do…

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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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24 Feb

5 ways carbonTRACK helps you make the most of your solar batteries

With rooftop solar already commonplace, batteries are the next frontier in home energy. But as long as home battery pric…

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03 Apr

Time of use billing? 4 ways to save more money with carbonTRACK

Time of use (TOU) electricity billing is an arrangement in which homes pay more for grid electricity during times of day…

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03 Apr

When you should service your solar system – and how carbonTRACK can help

Rooftop solar PV systems don’t ordinarily require much servicing; once they’ve been installed, they will continue to ope…

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15 Jun

carbonTRACK has received the Silver Award for Energy Efficiency in the 2017 Eco Logic Awards!

We're thrilled to have been the recipient of this award, and grateful that our work in energy is contributing to improvi…

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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

Energy spot market trading with carbonTRACK: Buy low, sell high (effortlessly)

Energy spot market trading is the next frontier in the home energy revolution. About one in ten Australian households ha…

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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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24 Jan

How businesses can cut their energy costs with carbonTRACK 

Sticking to your business budget is challenging, the costs quickly add up and at the end of the month/quarter, the last …

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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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12 May

What’s a community microgrid? A quick guide

Community microgrids are a way for neighbourhoods, villages, towns and cities to meet their energy needs locally. Increa…

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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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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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03 Jan

carbonTRACK gearing up for the The Solar Show Africa 2017

The Solar Show Africa 2017 | 28 - 29 March 2017 | Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa hosted by Terrapinn. carb…

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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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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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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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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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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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23 Nov

Is now the right time to take the solar leap?

Going solar is one of the smartest moves a homeowner can do in Australia. But is now the right time to install solar pan…

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21 Jul

How solar panels actually work

The sun releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about…

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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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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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12 Jan

How to live with less waste in 2017

What change are you going to make this year? How about, live with less waste? When you aim to create less waste, you liv…

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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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15 Feb

Solar self-consumption: Use it or lose it

Solar-self consumption: What is it? Why should you care about it? And how can you maximise it?

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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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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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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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23 Mar

Your Baby, Your Bill, and the Environment. What you can do.

In the spirit of preparation here are a few helpful tips you can put in place before the arrival of your baby, to save o…

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20 Mar

Is green architecture the way of the future?

From skyscrapers in France to Italian hotels, a new eco-friendly trend is taking the architectural world by storm.

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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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24 Jan

Our city sky scrapers could generate their own power in the future

The concept of transparent solar cells transforming glass-clad skyscrapers into solar farms and turn smartphone screens …

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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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10 Jul

How to get your kids involved in saving energy

When it comes to setting sustainability habits, it’s important to start early. You’re never too young to learn about sav…

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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.

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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…

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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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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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