Swimming pools and spas are great for cooling off on a summer's day. Yet, they can also consume huge amounts of energy and water.
According to the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, for a typical home, maintaining an in-ground pool can account for up to 30 percent of a household's energy bills. A pool pump can be the largest user of electricity in a home—sometimes using more energy than your washing machine, clothes dryer and dishwasher combined!
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CSA Services wants to help you reduce your energy consumption and improve your energy savings. Let's look at your average household energy consumption.
By taking a quick tour of your home you can find easy ways to reduce your energy consumption and your power bills.
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Changing your lighting can be the most cost-effective and easiest way to reduce your power bills. Lighting in homes accounts for 8 to 15 per cent of the average household electricity budget so it’s one of the first and easiest places to make efficiency savings.
Thomas Edison patented the first commercially viable incandescent light bulb more than 130 years ago but the last ten years has seen the rise of energy efficient LED lighting to replace old technology.
However, recent research suggests we may see a “back to the future” return of the humble Edison globe in our lifetime.
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In the middle of a scorching hot summer the temptation to turn the air conditioning down to a crisp 21 degrees is overwhelming and the resulting electricity bill can be shocking!
CSA Services want to transform the way you create and use energy.
Our expert energy management helps homeowners; businesses and communities reduce energy costs, increase property values and lock-in savings for years to come.
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The pace of technology is astounding, especially in the solar industry where companies are driven to create more innovative, efficient and high-energy performance systems than ever before.
CSA Services believe if you invest wisely now in the right solar energy system you will see long-term financial savings. You can also have a positive impact on the health of our planet for future generations.
In fact, with the abundance of sunshine in Queensland it’s not uncommon for households (who have solar energy) to save upwards of 25% or more on their power bill. And, with systems like “The Edge” from CSA Services, which is compatible with the new Tesla storage system, you will be prepared to harness energy from the sun to light the dark and have a truly future-proof and integrated system.
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During the day solar modules capture the sun's energy and convert it to electricity using photovoltaic (PV) cells.
The charge controller or energy regulator prevents overcharge which results in out-gassing of the batteries, as well as keeping electrical storage in the batteries from discharging to the solar modules at night.
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The inverter, which converts DC to AC power that can be used in your home, can make a huge difference to the performance of your solar panels. Traditionally, one central inverter would cover an entire residential solar system.
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