Safety at Home

Safety at Home

Electricity is part of our lives. We use it from the moment we wake up (switch on lights or boil the kettle), through the day (radio, TV, computer or vacuum cleaner) and while we sleep (alarms, electric blankets). As a result, we can sometimes forget how powerful and...
Slash Air Con Running Costs this Summer!

Slash Air Con Running Costs this Summer!

Many households use their air-conditioner during daily peak demand times (around 4-8pm) in summer, increasing stress on the electricity network. Follow the tips below to save energy when using your air-conditioner and learn how to manage your home energy use during...
Save on Hot Water!

Save on Hot Water!

Electric element hot water systems can account for around 27% of home electricity use. There are many simple steps you can take to save energy and money with your hot water system and still enjoy the comforts of hot water at home. Economy tariffs Most electric hot...
Severe Weather Safety

Severe Weather Safety

South East Queensland experiences a series of extreme weather events from late spring through Summer to early Autumn, where the electricity network is impacted by storms and extreme heat. While our network can withstand these extreme weather conditions, it will always...
Power Outage Safety

Power Outage Safety

When extreme weather conditions hit it’s usually easy to see why the power is out – get prepared this wet season! Be Prepared for a Power Outage: Get connected – follow Energex on Facebook and Twitter and bookmark their website on your mobile. Keep...
Being Safe With Safety Switches

Being Safe With Safety Switches

Electrical safety is something that you should never take for granted! Safety switches protect you, your family and anyone visiting your home from electric shock. They turn off the power in a fraction of a second if a leakage of current is detected. This can happen if...