How much could I save by switching from gas to air con?
Analysis by the Melbourne Energy Institute and Renew, has shown that up to one million homes across Eastern Australia (covering ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC, SA), can start saving hundreds of dollars on their heating bills tomorrow, if they switch off their gas heater and turn on their reverse cycle air conditioner instead.
What's the problem with gas?
Gas is no longer the cheapest option for heating your home. Changes in the gas market mean that most of our gas resources are now exported overseas, making it much more expensive for us to buy for use in residential homes. Such savings were also ...
Should I get off gas?
Mostly yes. Many Australians are disconnecting their homes from the gas grid so that they never receive another gas bill and save hundreds of dollars per year in fixed supply charges alone (can be $250 per yr). How much you save by going-off gas will ...
How much could a new air conditioner save on my electricity bill?
The more efficient it is, the lower your electricity bill and the more you save. See official government calculator for savings https://www.energyrating.gov.au/calculator
How do I get off gas?
By using modern electric appliances, your home can be converted to use 100 per cent renewable energy, whether you generate your own electricity with rooftop solar or purchase 100 per cent GreenPower from your electricity retailer. Heating, hot water ...
What is a solar air conditioner?
Solar ACs can be a great low emissions alternative to traditional cooling. Essentially, they refer to any AC system that is powered by directly by solar energy. Cost Capital outlay: High upfront cost for the time being given the immaturity of the ...