7 Jan 2021
What is a virtual office? A virtual office is simply a mailbox and phone number, paid for and maintained by a company so they can claim a local presence in their advertising and marketing. Virtual offices don’t have space, staff or products at the location they list; they’re just a [...]Read more What Does it Mean if a Solar Company has a Virtual Office?
20 Nov 2020
If you’ve spent much time on solar forums or Facebook groups, you may have heard the mantra that north is best for solar panels and no other direction will do. Meanwhile, other people will say this isn’t an issue; any orientation can work. All these recommendations can get a little confusing. [...]Read more Is North the Best Direction for Solar Panels?
13 Nov 2020
Sometimes people have a solar system installed, but find the output isn’t putting quite the dent in their bills that they’d hoped. Other times, they purchase a home with a pre-existing solar system that doesn’t quite live up to the hype. If that’s you, it can be disappointing to find out your [...]Read more 7 Reasons Your Solar System Isn’t Covering Your Bills
4 Nov 2020
If you’re looking at installing a battery supported solar system, or you’ve recently had one installed, you may be wondering how the system works in different situations. Although your system would’ve been designed to meet your current requirements, you may be wondering what will happen in [...]Read more What happens to excess solar power when batteries are full?
4 Sep 2020
Buying a new home is an exciting move, whether it’s your first home, tenth home or an investment property. If you’re looking at properties with solar, you may be anticipating the prospect of saving on your energy bills, and reducing your carbon footprint. Solar is a great investment, adding [...]Read more 6 Due Diligence Tips When Buying a House with Solar
31 Aug 2020
Solar panels are fast changing from a trend to a way of life, with an estimated one in five Australians now using solar to cover their power bills, so it’s no surprise that solar savvy customers are asking about the next step in renewable energy. In such a young industry, and one that is still [...]Read more Australian Solar Recycling: How it Works
21 Aug 2020
If you’ve seen a Facebook or Google ad promising amazing solar returns or zero deposit solar, you may have been tempted to sign up on the spot. Unfortunately, not all offers and products are equal, and you can easily end up with a solar system that doesn’t cover your power bills, and ends up [...]Read more 7 Ways to Spot a Dodgy Solar Facebook Page
14 Aug 2020
They appear in almost every corner of the world, inside, outside and anywhere there’s food or shelter; but ants can also appear in solar systems, too. If you’ve noticed a trail of these invading insects entering your premises and aiming for your inverter, you’re not alone. Although some [...]Read more Why Ants Nest in Solar Inverters (and how to deal with them)
7 Aug 2020
Do you remember the first time you saw a solar system on a roof? Or maybe it was a solar hot water tank perched on a house as you drove by. While seeing solar was once a novel experience, these days it’s much more common. You probably see it in passing, without even noticing. Driving […]Read more Are solar panels ugly? 4 Reasons Solar Is the Hot New Look
31 Jul 2020
You’ve booked in your solar installation, and you’re looking forward to lowering your power bills. You’re just days from the solar installation team arriving, but there’s a problem. There’s rain forecast for your installation date. Or the day arrives and the sky is overcast and cloudy. Or [...]Read more Can you install solar in the rain?