December 11, 2018

Finding Energy Efficient Products

Everyone is talking about being energy efficient – and no wonder! According to Choice magazine, Australian households typical spend about $1750 a year on electricity. Everyone’s usage is different of course, but energy use in your home tends to break down like this: Heating and cooling 40% Water heating 23% […]
December 4, 2018

What is an Embedded Network?

Are you switched on to where your electricity comes from? If you live in a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation, you might have your electricity supplied by an Embedded Network. That means power comes into one point in the building and is then distributed each individual unit. Typical places you’ll […]
November 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at what you can do if you think your electricity bill is too hight

Help My Electricity Bill is Too High!

No one likes a big power bill, but keeping it under control is as easy as A, B, C (and, we’ve thrown in D and E as well). A is for Appliances Have you bought a new appliance? You might be surprised how much energy they consume. You can effectively […]
November 6, 2018

‘Spring Clean’ Your Energy Use

Spring is here! And so is the warmer weather, so now is the perfect time to ‘spring clean’ your energy use. So, spring into action and turn that extra energy into electricity efficiency. Throw the curtains back and open those windows As little as 30 minutes exposure to natural sunlight […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for NSW concession card holders

Electricity Rebates for New South Wales

Did you know you might be eligible for a New South Wales Government electricity concession? The Government has a number of rebates including: Low Income Household Rebate of up to $313.50 per year Gas Rebate of up to $121 per year Family Energy Rebate You will receive either a partial […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for Victorian concession card holders

Electricity Rebates For Victoria

Did you know you might be eligible for a Victorian Government Annual Electricity Concession? The rebate is a 17.5%* off electricity usage and service costs and it comes on top of any electricity provider discounts.  * The concession does not apply to the first $171.60 of the annual bill. This […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for Queensland

Electricity Rebates For Queensland

Did you know you might be eligible for a Queensland Government electricity rebate? If you hold an eligible seniors or pension card, you may be entitled to receive electricity rebates of up to $340.85 per year.  Rebates are available to people who have the following concession cards: Pensioner Concession Card; […]
December 6, 2017

Silver Asset Services – An Accredited Embedded Network Manager

Silver Assets Services (SAS) has successfully completed ENM accreditation with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Embedded Network Managers – Responsibilities Embedded Network Managers have the responsibility to perform the interface between National Electricity Market and residents/customers wishing to exit the Embedded Network and access retail electricity offers. Embedded Networks […]
November 15, 2017

Embedded Network Manager – Transitional Arrangements Update

Silver Asset Services is committed to informing its clients about the update to Australia’s energy market. The Australian Energy Regulation has issued a new media release regarding the transitional arrangement for the mandated appointment of  an Embedded Network Manager: To allow an opportunity for embedded network operators time to adjust […]
August 1, 2017

New Legislation Impacts Owners Corporations Providing Bulk Electricity

From 1 December 2017, strata communities that on-sell electricity to their residents need to be compliant with new laws affecting Embedded Networks.  WHAT DOES YOUR OWNERS CORPORATION NEED TO DO FOLLOWING THIS CHANGE? The short answer is nothing. Silver Asset Services will be accredited with the AER (Australian Energy Regulator) […]
July 31, 2017

New Legislation Impacts Bodies Corporate Providing Bulk Electricity

From 1 December 2017, strata communities that on-sell electricity to their residents need to be compliant with new laws affecting Embedded Networks.  WHAT DOES YOUR BODY CORPORATE NEED TO DO FOLLOWING THIS CHANGE? The short answer is nothing. Silver Asset Services will be accredited with the AER (Australian Energy Regulator) […]
June 14, 2016
Silver Asset Services can save you money on utilities

Switch On To Bulk Savings

Did you know your body corporate or owners corporation community could enjoy significant savings by buying utilities such as water and electricity in bulk? Buying utilities in bulk means lot owners and tenants enjoy lower costs per individual property. For investors, this also means a higher return on investment and […]