Making Your Aircon Cheaper

Summer is in full swing now, and so is your air-conditioning, in all its expensive glory. You can’t do without it, really, so you’ll just have to make it work smarter if you want to avoid a chillingly (sorry, not sorry) high bill. Bring the temperature up a degree or two Each degree under 25C…

Batteries Included?

For quite a few years now, people have found the idea of solar power great; it’s free, for a start and it’s also clean. However, once the sun has gone down, you’re back to siphoning energy from the grid because there’s been no real way to store the energy generated by your panels. Until recently,…

It’s the Right Time to Go Solar!

Realistically speaking, it’s always the right time to go solar as a 1.5kW system saves around 2.2 tonnes of CO2 each year, so the sooner you get going, the better it is for the planet. There are many other benefits to installing a PV array and this is especially so now; here’s why: Installing solar…

Why is solar is a solid investment

In Queensland you can expect to get a minimum of 14c-17c per kWh for the exported power after new government changes to the feed in terrif while you buy additional power at between 12c (off peak) and 25c (peak – when you need it). Solar systems are much cheaper to buy now than they were in the high…

Accord is Delighted to Introduce Enphase

Accord Electrical is pleased to announce that it’s now offering the Enphase micro-inverter and battery system to its customers, residential and commercial. Enphase Energy has in recent years become a world leader when it comes to generating clean energy, as well as energy storage and management in a user-friendly, innovative and efficient platform. The company…

What You Need to Know About USB Ports

A USB (short for Universal Serial Bus) port is a standardised connection used in computers and consumer electronic devices for short-distance digital communication. They allow the devices connected to one another to transfer data between each other; they also supply electricity to charge the devices or to run them. There are wired and wireless versions,…

Avoid Electrical Fires

In domestic and commercial buildings, electricity is usually supplied through a distribution system that varies in complexity according to the size of the business, the size and age of the residential street, as well as other factors. There are many circuits, circuit breakers, fuses and maybe even step-down transformers, so there’s quite a lot going…