01 Jul 2018
12 Months to Go for Landlords to Ensure Their Rental Properties are Properly Insulated
As the countdown to insulation compliance for rental homes reaches its final 12 months, landlords are being warned that the Government intends to start issuing fines as soon as new laws come into effect from July 1, next year.
19 Jun 2018
Monitoring Counts: Keeping Track of Your Solar System the Smart Way
As the number of homes installing solar generating systems continues to grow in New Zealand, the households benefitting from clean, green and renewable power are beginning to demand more from their hardware.
Electricity Authority figures show the number of residential ICPs (Installation Control Points) using installed solar generation passed 15,000 in June last year and was fast approaching 20,000 in June this year.
25 May 2018
How Harrisons Can Help Kiwi Households Stay Warm, Comfortable and On Budget
As the country heads into winter, one of the biggest spikes on the monthly budget is keeping your home warm and healthy. So it’s worth talking about investing in the right tools to create a comfortable and efficient home that can also help you seriously maximise the returns.
15 Jan 2018
Meet Our Solar Experts: Dan Brebner Finds Solutions for A Variety of Challenges
Local Auckland Energy franchisee, Dan Brebner, shares the range of challenges customers face and the solutions to help lower power bills.
08 Nov 2017
How Do Energy Companies' Buy-Back Tariffs Affect the Overall Value of Your Solar System?
One of the most frequent questions we get at Harrisons Energy is around energy retailers’ buy-back rates and how to get top dollar for your excess power. Here's what you need to know.
05 Oct 2017
When and How Should I Clean My Solar Panels?
Dirt and debris can reduce the output of your solar panels by 20%. Find out when cleaning may be necessary and how to do it safely.
20 Sep 2017
Harrisons Ventilation: Better by Design
New Zealanders know the trouble of “weeping windows” and understand how condensation can make it hard to keep a home healthy and warm.
Many also know the answer to this problem is having a quality ventilation system to help keep rooms dry – but how many actually know what goes into creating that system?
12 Sep 2017
Ask the Experts: What to Expect from a Harrisons Energy In-Home Energy Audit
Our free in-home energy consultation is how our regional energy experts can gauge your household needs and plan the perfect system to help save you money and provide a healthy home. We won’t specify something you don’t need.
But what’s involved in this home audit? What do you need to do to prepare and what will you learn?