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If you are renting there are options to reduce your energy consumption and carbon emissions - such as draught proofing, shading or choosing GreenPower on your electricity account to reduce emissions.
There are many opportunities for small and medium businesses to become more energy efficient. Many business tenants are moving into or asking for green buildings.
Improved comfort conditions from more natural light and ventilation, greater thermal control and unwanted noise reduction, leads to better staff productivity.
Homeowners and now renters may be eligible to install a solar panel system and get a significant reduction via a rebate.
The Victorian Government program called Solar Homes, is now providing the following significant rebates:
There are also a four year zero interest loan if the upfront cost is unaffordable. Make sure to do your homework and be wary of scams. Contact Solar Homes www.solar.vic.gov.au for more information.
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