Should I get a home energy assessment before doing any building shell or heating/cooling appliance upgrades?
Yes, as the assessor will provide a detailed report after the assessment with recommended improvements to the home to improve the energy rating which you can use to see which upgrades would be the most beneficial.
What rebates are available for heating and cooling in Victoria?
The Victorian Government will provide 250,000 rebates to help households install energy-efficient reverse-cycle air conditioners to replace their old gas, electric and wood-fire heater or where there is no heating system. Under the program, ...
What is the difference between a Scorecard Assessment and a Home Energy Assessment??
The Scorecard assessment looks at the main drivers of high energy bills: the building itself and fixed features like water heating and space heating. The resulting star rating is independent of household habits and can be used as a method of direct ...
How does a Home Energy Assessment work?
The Home Energy Assessment takes approximately 1.5-2 hours. It assesses the following areas: ● Construction materials ● Heating system ● Cooling system ● Lighting ● Hot water system ● Renewable energy sources ...
What is a Home Energy Assessment?
The Home Energy Assessment takes approximately 1.5-2 hours (small-medium size homes). It assesses the following areas: • Construction materials • Heating system • Cooling system • Lighting • Hot water system • Renewable energy sources • Draughts • ...
I want help with no-cost energy efficiency or energy savings options?
HINT: while giving advice, you need to be mindful to phrase any behaviour change suggestions as positive and helpful. Show that you want to help. Consumers don’t want to feel judged or deprived. Remember to use the phrase “while still keeping ...