Why are gas prices increasing?
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.
What is the daily supply charge on my energy bill?
Your daily supply charge is the fixed rate you get charged each day for being connected to the grid. Any energy usage is additional to this charge. For example, if your daily supply charge was 90c per day, and you used $5.00 worth of energy, your ...
How much do other hot water systems cost (i.e. electric storage, electric instantaneous, gas storage, gas instantaneous, solar hot water, etc.)
The first decision you'll need to make when choosing a HWS is the heating method: electricity, gas, solar or heat pump? Electric - An electrically heated storage tank system is usually relatively cheap to buy and install, but is usually the most ...
Can you help me to better understand my energy bill?
Energy bills and energy deals are complex for a reason. If we want to be truthful and a little bit cynical, retailers want you to be confused and complacent. Energy retailers have relied on you being loyal to their brand, and reliant on you not ...
What does megajoule stand for?
MJ stands for megajoule. A property’s gas usage is measured in megajoules and is recorded using a gas meter. Tip: Electricity is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh).
Is is worthwhile checking my old heating ducts for degradation?
This report from Sustainability Victoria shows that ductwork is responsible for a significant amount of losses. "Retrofitting old gas heating ductwork in pre-2000 houses could achieve average annual energy bill savings of around $235 per year and ...