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04 May

How to Stay Warm and Save Energy this Winter (8 tips)

We might not like it, but winter is well and truly on it's way. Here's how to start preparing for those colder months!

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29 Nov

Top 10 Tips to reduce the cost of running your fridge & freezer

A fridge is the single biggest power consumer in many households, because nearly all households have at least one fridge…

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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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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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31 Jan

3 reasons businesses should invest in an energy management system

Small to medium-sized businesses should consider investing in an energy management system (EMS) to gain insight into the…

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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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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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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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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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16 Mar

How to have the most energy efficient laundry for your family

The laundry is an essential part of any households – it also happens to be an easy place to start when trying to go gree…

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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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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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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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04 May

Five Habits You Need To Start Living More Sustainably

You can help reduce your carbon footprint and potential negative environmental impact by making small alterations to liv…

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10 Apr

What is an energy audit?

A home energy audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can…

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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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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 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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11 Oct

Why should Australian schools look into renewable energy initiatives?

Renewable energy initiatives are becoming increasingly popular in schools across Australia.

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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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26 Jul

How to take control over your rising electricity bill

Normally, it’s not until your electricity bill arrives that you know how much energy you’ve been using. carbonTRACK lets…

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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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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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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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19 Dec

How to stay Cool, Calm and Collected this summer

It is so easy to turn on the air-conditioning, but it’s not until a month or so later that we really understand the cost…

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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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01 Jan

Managing demand can save two power stations' worth of energy at peak times

The forecast for future blackouts in Australia doesn’t look good if there’s no change in our energy demand and supply.

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24 Nov

How carbonTRACK Can Save Homeowners Time and Money

In the modern household, time and money go hand in hand. Electricity will always be consumed, so inefficient use can lea…

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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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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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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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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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29 Jul

96 per cent of Australians support Renewable Energy

More and more Aussies are embracing the necessary shift to renewable energy, according to a recent survey.

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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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10 May

How competition is driving down prices in Solar Energy

An increased demand for renewables is having a direct impact on the market, with the cost of building PV and wind farm s…

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03 Apr

Sustainability in the Classroom – Creative ideas to go green!

Educating kids on sustainable living is a great way to do your part for the environment.

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24 Nov

What is Energy Efficiency?

Energy efficiency is more than just a buzz word. It is both a science and discipline observed by countries, organisation…

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24 Nov

How carbonTRACK Can Save Homeowners Time and Money

In the modern household, time and money go hand in hand. Electricity will always be consumed, so inefficient use can lea…

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24 Nov

What is Energy Efficiency?

Energy efficiency is more than just a buzz word. It is both a science and discipline observed by countries, organisation…

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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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