One of the largest contributors to Peak Demand in Australia has been airconditioning, understanding the impact this has on network investment shows it is an area that needs to be addressed if we want to avoid punishing charges when the mercury rises!
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During an Australian summers day the outside temperature usually continues to rise well above the temperature inside the house. As the mercury goes up the heat outside will try to move through the windows into your home. The outside air warms the window glass and then the inside air which is in direct contact with the glass. As the inside air is heated it rises and make its way into the house. More
You are Losing Money if you don’t have LEDs! and thats a FACT
You get the purchase price of LED bulbs back by cutting your electricity bills. The timeframe varies depending on the room, the home, the kids and your own lifestyle.
Whichever way you cut it lighting is going to cost, getting the cost down is the issue.
But generally you will get your money back in less than 2 years, and you have YEARS of PROFIT after that.