Homeowners Investing To Ditch Gas Better Off In The Long Run
One of our builds was featured across multiple news sources this week, including the Herald Sun. Many Melburnians are facing the pain of rising electricity costs, but forward-thinking renovators are opting for energy-efficient renovations working with us, Sustainable Homes Melbourne.
We recently helped a couple significantly reduce their gas bill whilst almost doubling their floor space. The unassuming 1950s-era Brunswick property utilised energy-draining resources, like an electric hot water system and gas stove. This home was in dire need of some better, and more sustainable, heating and cooling solutions.
As a part of the renovation project, we removed gas appliances and swapped them to electric. A move that means that homeowners, Geua Montana and partner Jack Furphy have gone from paying more than $800 on their energy bill in 2020, to just $369.63 in 2022.
The gas stove was replaced with an electric induction cooktop. We also installed an electric heat pump for their hot water system and split system air conditioners with a heating function.
The Brunswick home is now energy-efficient and homeowners, Geua and Jack won’t have to worry about any future price hikes.
Overall, it was a great project to work on, and we’re glad we were able to help our clients save money while also reducing their carbon footprint.
Image credits: Mark Stewart.
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