With rooftop solar already commonplace, Batteries are the next frontier in home energy. But as long as home battery prices remain high, it’s key that households with (or considering) batteries shop smart and manage to maximise battery value after installation. Below we’ve detailed five reasons why carbonTRACK is the perfect companion for a home battery storage system. 1. Do you really need those batteries in the first place? As appealing as it is, home battery storage is still quite pricey – and is not an investment to be taken lightly. You might be wiser to first find other opportunities to increase your home’s energy efficiency and effectiveness. For example, would your home benefit more from installing a more efficient air conditioning unit or washing machine first? Could you swap out your existing light globes for LEDs? Taking steps towards energy efficiency will not only help you cut down on your electricity bills, it will also ensure that your home is already a lean energy user in the event that you do decide to have batteries installed down the road. carbonTRACK can help you identify the ‘low hanging fruit’ energy savings opportunities within your home – before you splash out on expensive […]
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