10 Mar 2020
World’s first Tesla Powerwall user pays 50c a day for power
Someone had to be the pioneer, and when it came to using the first Tesla Powerwall in the world, Nick Pfitzner put his hand up!
Four years down the track Nick and family have a monthly power bill that has the sceptics eating their words. Why? Because at less than (Aus) 50c a day, this family enjoy air conditioning, a pool and ample appliances in their four-bedroom home.
06 Mar 2020
Case Study: Janet and Mike's Solar Story from Turangi
Thousands of Kiwis are going solar with the help of Harrisons Energy Solutions - Janet and Mike Brenton from Turangi had their solar system installed in March 2019, 12 months on - this is their story so far.
05 Mar 2020
Harrisons help Wellington homeowners save on their power bills
Harrisons Energy has partnered with homes.co.nz to help Wellingtonians realise the solar potential of their homes and save money on their power bill. Data is collected from geospatial analysis company, Lynker Analytics, giving an accurate measure the return homeowners can expect from installing solar panels.
23 Feb 2020
New Zealanders tell their Solar Stories
We’re more assured when we see how a product has worked for someone - just like us. Their experiences are relatable and hey if all the hard work and research into a product has already been done for you – why not use it?
Here’s a range of New Zealanders who took the plunge and investing in solar, how the installation process was for them and what energy-saving results they have seen.
09 Jan 2020
Solar will play a critical part in NZ’s energy future
In 2019 we saw a huge movement towards sustainable living and homes, the ban of single-use plastic bags, talk of rising power costs, and how New Zealand needs to change to be energy effecient by 2030. In a nutshell, our future generations depend on it.
To reach New Zealand’s renewable energy target in 2030, solar will play a major part over the next ten years.
18 Oct 2019
Harrisons makes Solar Installation Quick and Easy
One of the most common questions we’re asked about solar is, “How long does it take to install?”
Before we go ahead and provide one simple answer, every installation is different, so let’s have a look at the installation process and what’s involved!
21 Sep 2019
World Green Building Week 23-29 September
World Green Building Week kicks off 23 September 2019 to raise global awareness of the benefits of building warm, dry quality buildings with a sustainable future. It all started back in 1993 and has grown in size due to the urgency to stop climate change and look at long term global solutions.
18 Sep 2019
Five Ways to Future-Proof your New Build
So, you’re building a new house?
This can be a brilliant, satisfying experience, or a stressful nightmare. The difference is nearly always the upfront planning and the choices you make around key areas of your design.
Here are our top five ways to prepare your new home for a future that might include challenges to energy supplies, limited access to water and other resources, and changes in technology.