October 1, 2019
How To Know If You’re Paying Too Much For Your Electricity

How To Know If You’re Paying Too Much For Your Electricity

Price isn’t the only thing to consider when shopping around for an energy supplier however, it is an important factor. There can be substantial differences between the cheapest energy plan and the most expensive plan in your area. When shopping around for an electricity provider it is important that you […]
September 16, 2019
Energy Saving Tips for Summer

Energy Saving Tips for Summer!

Summer is coming in HOT! We are one month into spring and Queensland has already reached over 30 degrees. While some of us are soaking up the sun, there are many worrying about how high their air conditioning bill will be this summer. Lucky for you, Silver Asset Services has […]
August 6, 2019
Embedded network

Embedded Networks

The model offered by Embedded Network service providers delivers strata communities with considerable power to save substantially on all energy costs.  However, a word of warning when choosing your Embedded Network service provider; avoid offers that are too cheap (they will increase), that are too long (there is no need), […]
June 18, 2019
Market changes to promote electricity savings for small market customers.

Market changes to promote electricity savings for small market customers

Customers have had a choice between two types of electricity contracts – Standing Offers and Market Offers. Market Offers are those set by the energy retailers themselves and often include big discounts and incentives for customers to save for an agreed term. Standing Offers, on the other hand, are your […]
June 6, 2019
Individual Water Billing

Individual water billing

As the price of utilities continually rise throughout Australia and tenancy laws are becoming harder for investors to on-charge the costs of water usage to their tenants, many strata communities are implementing individual water billing arrangements to ensure their owners are being charged more fairly. There are two common methods […]
June 6, 2019
Queensland Government Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate

Queensland Government Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate

Similarly, to the electricity rebate the Queensland Government also offer a rebate to reticulated natural gas customers who hold an eligible concession card. SAS often receive queries regarding this matter but unfortunately customers within a reticulated gas embedded network aren’t entitled to receive this rebate and here is why. Developers […]
May 13, 2019
All things electricity meters

All Things Electricity Meters!

Meter location and access to your meter A lot of our customers don’t know where the electricity meter for their unit is located. It can be a little harder to find than looking in the meter box outside, as you usually would at a typical standalone house however we can […]
April 16, 2019
Queensland Asset Ownership Dividend

Queensland Asset Ownership Dividend

For the second year in a row the Queensland Government will be providing a $50.00 electricity credit to all Queensland households in an effort to provide assistance and electricity bill relief. What do I need to do to apply? Nothing. Due to the bulk purchase and on-selling arrangement your Body […]
April 1, 2019
Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost

Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost

Energy efficiency is about reducing the energy we consume without negatively impacting our lifestyle or health and safety. The benefits of energy efficiency are indisputable: residents save money, utility networks have smaller loads and require less upgrading, and greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. The best part is this can all […]
March 29, 2019
How Bulk Utilities Can Benefit You

How Bulk Utilities Can Benefit You.

Silver Asset Services is the trusted specialist, assisting building owners and bodies corporate to successfully acquire bulk utilities including electricity, water, air conditioning and gas, and managing those services on their behalf. Our goal is to substantially reduce the cost of utilities for the long term, thus increasing the values […]
March 1, 2019
Customer Hardship

Customer Hardship

New rules have been introduced to help customers who are having trouble paying their bills due to hardship. Retailers must have hardship policies in place for residential customers and those must have a minimum set of requirements approved by the Australian Energy Regulator. Retailers must now have: processes to identify […]
March 1, 2019
Life Support

Life Support

The 1st of February saw new rules take effect relating to protections and obligation for energy customers requiring life support and equipment. Two electricity companies have been given fines of both $40,000 after they cut power to people who were on life support. Under the National Energy Retail Rules, for […]