Solar for Strata

http://sunnyshire.org.au/solar-for-strata/ We get many inquiries for solar from families or businesses who are in Strata’s. Here is our guide: We see 3 options for getting solar if you are in a strata: Get solar for yourself. Help all tenants/owners get their own solar together Get a shared solar system Option…

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Sunny Schools

Sunny Shire is preparing for a new campaign to get rooftop solar on all our Schools in the Sutherland Shire Opportunity Sutherland Shire has over 70 schools, with a mix of public and private, high and primary and special schools. We think all these schools should be solar powered to…

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Bundeena Energy Project

Sunny Shire is working with the Bundeena and Mainbar community to investigate the possibility of an energy project utilising solar and batteries to reduce costs and improve energy reliability. A Bundeena-Maianbar solar group has been established for 3 years. Additionally, Sunny Shire has many solar installations in Bundeena as part…

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Political Transparency Tools

Regardless of whether you are worried about the power that coal companies have over our politicians or the vested interests that are driving our government to consider signing onto a trade agreement, this is a helpful article published in The Guardian for everyone trying to improve the accountability of Australia’s…

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Time2Choose picnic at Lee Evans

Sutherland Climate Action Network invites you to join us and Lock the Gate members for this pop-up picnic at noon on Friday, October 5 at the office of MP Lee Evans The Time2Choose campaign to protect New South Wales’ farmland and water from coal and CSG is ramping up and…

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One year with partially-shaded solar

Last year I posted about our decision to install solar despite heavy shading on our roof during the winter months. It’s now over 12 months since the solar was installed and it’s time to report the results! Overall the system production has slightly exceeded my predictions. The system produced approximately…

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LED Downlight Replacement – FAQ

We are running an LED Downlight Bulk Buy. More details here: http://sunnyshire.org.au/sunny-shire-led-downlight-bulk-buy/ This post contains our Frequently Asked Questions & Answers. How Much can I save?  As always, the answer to this is: it depends. Converting an Downlight from a 50 Watt Halogen to a 10W LED saves 40W rate of…

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Sunny Shire LED Downlight Bulk Buy

Many shire households have lots of downlights. They look great, but use lots of energy. So, we have created a Bulk Buy for replacing Halogen downlights with quality LEDs. LED is a revolutionary technology, often seeing reduction of 80-90% electricity usage compared to previous lighting systems. And at its best,…

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Hot Water Heat Pump Bulk Buy

It’s time to maximise your solar, or go renewable if you can’t get rooftop solar. Introducing Sunny Shire’s Hot Water Heat Pump Bulk Buy: Sanden Hot Water Heat Pump with 315L stainless steel tank Supply & Installation by Hot Water in a Hurry (Plumbing Company based in Illawong) $3,999 incl….

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