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Home Living : August 25th 2009
6 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, August 25, 2009 2277063i hlc wk41 ●● HOMELIVING It has been 42 years since Les Robertson first picked upapaint brush –nowhis expertise haswonthe family some prestigious business awards. Following judging in the recent Master Painters Association Industry Awards, Robertsons Painting&Decoration was announced the winner in Customer Service and the Multi-Unit Residential Repaint, open value categories. It was alsoafinalist in Difficult Access and Best Presented Entry categories. Mr Robertson says these are coveted awards within the industry. But he defers real credit for the awards to the professionalism and commitment of his tradespeople and office staff. Drummoyne-based Robertsons Painting&Decoration has more than 35 years’ experience and there are painterswhohave been with Robertsons since the beginning. Mr Robertson picked up his first paintbrushwhenhe was 15 and has worked on projects which arenowpart of Sydney’s unique landscape, including theQueenVictoria Building, State Theatre, Sydney Town Hall, Reserve Bank of Australia and other major banking institutions, Darling Park, Westmead Childrens Hospital, Taronga Zoo and Australia Square – and more. ‘‘Our diverse customer base gives us an opportunity to showcase our expertise in all facets of painting and decorating,’’ he said. Details: rpd.net.au or call 9181 3519. ADVERTISEMENT NEW SOLAR REBATE APPROVED! The new solar electricity rebate is finally available after the Renewable Energy Target Legislation was recently approved by the Senate. The new rebate is not means tested and is open to everyone including businesses. It’s based on the Renewable Energy Certificates or “RECs” which fluctuate in value, but local company SolarSwitch currently guarantees this rebate as a high point of sale discount of up to $7000 for a 1.5kW system, so you know exactly how much you are saving. With thousands of dollars worth of rebates and incentives available installing solar electricity and solar hot water is now not only great for the environment but a fantastic, financially sound investment in your home or business too. Solar advantage of the rebates and Switch can help you take maximum incentives available having installed almost 20% of the residential photovoltaic installations in NSW in the past year. On top of the new rebate the NSW government has also announced a terrific new solar buy back scheme, known as a “feed- in-tariff”, to start from January 1st 2010. Anyone with a solar electricity system will be paid four times the retail rate for the excess electricity they do not use immediately and feed into the grid. “This means an energy efficient home could save up to $1000 per year on their electricity bill if they installed a 1.5kW system.” Said Adam Tesoriero, Director of SolarSwitch. SolarSwitch make it easy for homeowners to switch to solar power by offering very personalised service with a free home assessment. “We pride ourselves on installing high quality monocrystalline panels sourced from reputable manufacturers like Conergy, which is a German Multi-National company with an Australian head office in Sydney…. this is a lifetime investment after all” Said Mr Tesoriero. Conergy are one of the world leaders in solar energy systems and already supply over 1.7 million people worldwide with clean, green solar power. SolarSwitch also offer the highest quality German inverters that are the most efficient and widely used in the world. Switch to Solar with the Solar Power Experts... Each solar electricity installation is managed and carried out by SolarSwitch’s licensed, insured and Business Council of Sustainable Energy accredited electricians. There are also solar hot water rebates available of up to $4500 for those replacing an electric hot water system. Solar hot water can generate up to 90% of your hot water needs free from the sun. An electric booster kicks in whenever there is a shortfall. Conergy solar hot water systems are considered to be among the most efficient by the Office of Renewable Energy. NSW electricity prices continue to skyrocket with another 21% increase already in effect from July. “So with all the rebates available and the new solar electricity buy-back scheme there’s never been a better time to install solar and protect yourself against Mr Tesoriero. rising energy costs.” For more information or a Free Home Assessment contact SolarSwitch on (02) 8985 9945 or visit www.solarswitchaustralia.com.au Said » ADVERTISING FEATURE Brush with fame 2018653i hln wk40 we specialise in: Semi-Frameless and Frameless Shower Screens Splashbacks Balustrading All Mirrors Reliable service High quality products Factory direct prices Free measure & quote Bld. Lic No 161882c Solar Hot Water 2155086m HLN 25/8 TU09 Free Home Assessment 02 8985 9945 Solar Electricity System Dear Solar Switch, We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate your company on the courtesy and professionalism on which you conduct your business. In addition, the people employed by you on the installation side are second to none. We would have no hesitation in recommending Solarswitch to anyone. Kindest regards, Mr & Mrs Hyde, Sydney AFTER NEW SOLAR ELECTRICITY REBATE OF UP TO $7000! 1KW from SOLAR HOT WATER from $990* *After Govt Rebates and RECs. *Price when purchasing PV package *Conditions Apply 1.5KW from $5490* $6990* *Conditions Apply.
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