Category: Industry Information

Garden Style: A Fun Quiz

Are you a flower lover or do you like to hug your trees? Do you like a lot of variety in your shrubs or do you want your dream garden to have a distinct rock garden look to it. Whatever style you think you have take this quiz to find out what definitively is your […]

Interactive Timeline on History of Solar Energy

The world today is in the midst of so many environmental changes. We are witness to increasing smog in our cities and we are being subjected to extreme weather conditions all across the world. Governments have had to sit up and take notice and reassess their policies in order to tackle the situation. Over the […]

Solar Energy

Solar Energy – What Next?

Ever since the first solar collector was invented in 1767, by Horace-Benedict de Saussure, the world has had a fascination with solar energy. Some of the greatest scientists in history have had an influence on the development of a wide range of technologies to harness sunlight for energy. Edmond Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect in […]

Homeownership

Are Prefab Homes the Future for Homeownership?

Australians have a long standing tradition of owning their own homes. Governments have actively encouraged citizens to purchase property since the loan schemes in the 1920s. While figures for home ownership in Australia indicate that 67% of households are owner occupiers, there has been a steady fall in the number of people that own their […]

What are Solar Panels?

Solar panels are an environmentally friendly way of producing electricity for your home. They rely on photovoltaic (PV) cells to turn sunlight into electricity. They come in a range of sizes, though the current standard offering in the market is a 60-cell panel. Smaller panels are also available and can be used in the off-grid […]