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Simmark Enters Thermography Market

Simmark recently made the strategic decision to acquire the capability to provide our customers with thermal imaging services. With the initial accreditation of staff as Level 1 Certified Infrared Thermographer, we are now able to provide reports on switchboards and...

Simmark 2019 AGM

The Simmark team had an off-site on Friday, 5 July for our 2019 AGM. The day also provided an opportunity for safety training, new product discussion and to roll out our new tablet platform for all technicians. It is always great to get the whole company together and...

Off-Grid Systems Becoming Mainstream

Why Off-Grid is becoming popular 1. Rising electricity prices.2. Connection charges.3. Power grid reliability.4. Time of use metering.5. Confusing bills. The list of reasons for considering an off-grid power system just keeps growing. We are...

Simmark Achieves CLUB DAIKIN Status

Earlier this year, Simmark passed the threshold necessary to achieve CLUB DAIKIN status. This signifies Simmark's inclusion in a small group of Daikin Authorised Dealers with the highest volume of sales in Australia. We are very proud of our...

Live the Tesla Lifestyle

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED -------- Here is Your Chance to Experience the Tesla Lifestyle in Byron Bay As a proud Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer, Simmark are pleased to share with you an opportunity to experience a sustainable future with Tesla Destinations. ENTER to...

Free Rural Energy Seminar

Join the Simmark team at this years Small Farm Field Day Moss Vale Showground and find out how you can power your rural property with a tailor designed energy solution. ( Sat Feb 2 and Sun Feb 2 at Moss Vale Showgrounds ) Simmark has helped many local property owners...

Heatwave Tips for Air Conditioner Use

Here are your top tips for ensuring your home or business stays cool and your air conditioning costs down through the Summer heatwaves. Simmark’s TOP TIPS for Summer AC Use Turn your air conditioner on early in the day before it gets hot and before your need it, this...

Power your Life in 2019 ! Happy New Year

2018 has come to an end and we wanted to take the time to reflect on what has been an amazing year at Simmark. If there is one theme that stands out in the thousands of projects that the Simmark team have worked on over the past 12 months, it is that Simmark customers...

New NSW Government AC Discounts for Households & Small Business

The NSW Government has just announced a range of generous discounts for home owners and small business who install approved energy efficient air conditioners.  Approved installers such as Simmark will be able to work with homeowners and small businesses take advantage...

Tesla Power Your Home

Many home owners are considering battery storage to reduce their power bills and ensure reliable energy supply. As Summer approaches and the possibility of power blackouts once again becomes a reality. The question of how to ensure the delivery of reliable energy to...

Simmark Solar Analytics Winner

Congratulations to our Berry Small Farm Field Days Simmark Solar Analytics monitor winner! Keith Roberts of Broughton Vale had his new solar monitor installed by Jeremy our Simmark technician this morning. We are also delighted to announce our Home and Garden Show...

Is it Time to Replace your Air Conditioner?

Summer is upon us and it's time to plan ahead to ensure your air conditioning system is up for the job ahead. How did your air conditioning system perform through the long hot days, last Summer? Reliable and efficient or unreliable and expensive to run? Talk to the...

Sustainable House Day Sunday 16th Sept

It's Sustainable House Day​ this Sunday and the greenest homes across Illawarra will be open to the public! Simmark Wollongong​ is proud to support this event and will be conducting a FREE tour at one of the homes located at 12 Brissendon Close, Tarrawanna at 10am...

Energy Seminar at the Berry Small Farm Field Day

Join the Simmark team for a Free Energy Seminar at the Berry Small Farm Field Day - 7 & 8th September, and you could WIN a Solar Analytics Monitor valued at $300. To enter attend one of our daily energy seminars with Matt Simms, Simmark General Manager and learn...

A Bright Future for Sustainability in the Illawarra

Thanks to all the community who turned out to tour the Tesla Tiny House last week in Wollongong and Shellharbour. The future of sustainable living and lower power bills is looking bright for the Illawarra. Thanks to our event partners UOW Innovation Campus and...

Join us for a Free Energy Seminar this Spring

Meet your local Simmark team at two great community events this Spring - Berry Small Farm Field Day 7-8 September and the Home and Garden Show Bowral 15-16th September.  Learn how to take control of your power bills with latest in home solar and battery storage...

Tesla Tiny House is Coming….

The Tesla Tiny House is coming to Wollongong UOW Innovation Campus on Thursday 23rd of August 2018 4pm-7pm and Shellharbour Civic Centre Friday 24th of August 12pm - 5pm.   Come and learn about running a fully sustainable house with solar and battery power at this...

Solar Performance in Winter…

The Simmark team are often asked what the optimum time of year is for solar panel performance, a hot Summer day? Extreme heat can actually adversely affect panel performance, the best performance is often achieved on cooler days with full sun. The reason solar...

Inspiring Future Renewable Energy Leaders!

Matt Simms, Simmark General Manager recently met an inspiring group of young adults from St John the Evangelist Catholic High School, Nowra to talk about  solar power, new home battery technology and the future of harnessing renewable energy.  Returning to his own...

What are the advantages of a reverse cycle air conditioning system?

Why you should consider a reverse cycle air conditioning system We’re blessed to live in the lucky country, where we enjoy one of the best climates in the world – long summers and comparatively mild winters. And if you’re like the majority of Aussies, there are still...

Luxury Eco Escape Winner Announced

Congratulations to Michael Shepherd from Sanctuary Point, who is the WINNER of our Simmark Luxury Eco Escape Giveaway! You and another person will be jetting off to the Daintree Rainforest in Queensland for a 3 Night stay at Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa...

Over voltage affecting solar performance ?

Over voltage affecting solar performance?        Have you ever noticed with your solar inverter, that despite there being plenty of sun, it may not be producing? It may be an over voltage problem which could be as a result of either one of the following things: 1....

Rural Property Owners Secure Reliable Energy with Battery Power

"Batteries are top of mind with many rural customers" With the recent spate of dry weather, dams are low and grid outages can often take on greater significance. More livestock are being watered in troughs filled by pumps. Simmark has noted a significant uptick in...

Golf Day to Support Renewable Energy Education

Simmark is proud to be supporting Sustainable Southern Highlands Inaugural Golf Day that will be held on Sunday 4th of March at Moss Vale Golf Club. The event supporting the non for profit community group, will raise funds to increase renewable energy education in...

Merry Christmas / Trading Hours

The team at Simmark would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Simmark Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands office will be closed from Friday 22nd of December 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd of January 2018.  

Tiny House in the News

Simmark's upcoming Tesla Tiny House events this week made news headlines as interest grows ahead of our two upcoming events.We are delighted to announce that Solar Passive Design Expert Andy Lemann from "The Greeny Flat" will be joining us to talk about solar passive...

Tesla Tiny House is Coming

Tesla Tiny House is Coming to Berry and Bowral! Join us to learn all about what it takes to run a fully sustainable house powered by 100% renewable energy when the Tesla Tiny House makes it’s way to Bowral and Berry, New South Wales as part of a national tour. The...

HOW MUCH STORAGE DO I NEED?

Many customers ask us about battery sizes and how much storage is right for them. The key is to determine how much energy you are consuming when the sun isn't shining. That will tell you how much battery capacity you need, which will in turn determine how much excess...

Tiny House Movement Growing in NSW

With the rising cost of housing and the rising cost of energy in NSW, there is growing interest in the trend of tiny houses (http://thetinylife.com/what-is-the-tiny-house-movement/). The idea of living in a residence that costs half the deposit of a regular home is...

Simmark at the Home and Garden Show Bowral

Simmark is sponsoring and will be presenting at the Southern Highlands Home & Garden Show on Saturday 9 September and Sunday 10 September at the Bong Bong Picnic Race Course in Bowral (https://homeandgardenshow.com.au). The Home & Garden Show is one of the...

Southern Highlands News Article

Simmark Southern Highlands have been lucky enough to be mentioned and have an article in the Southern Highlands News this week. Make sure you give it a read and let us know if you could benefit from our services!...

Southern Highlands Energy Seminar- 15th June 2017

Simmark Southern Highlands will be holding an energy seminar in Bowral on Thursday the 15th of June 2017. The event will be held at the Bradman Museum on St Jude Street at 5.30pm. The focus for this seminar will be managing energy bills, with the prices of energy...

Does My Switchboard Need an Upgrade?

Here at Simmark, we are frequently asked about switchboards. A lot of our clients have heard about upgrading electrical switchboards, but are unsure exactly what this means and whether they actually need to do it. To shed some light on the subject, we’ve put together...

Tesla Powerwall in the Shoalhaven

The Tesla Powerwall’s purpose is to store energy from the sun, which in turn will reduce society’s reliance on Fossil Fuels. It can power an average two bedroom home for up to a full day and is available from all Simmark outlets in both the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands. This device is not only cost effective, but Simmark will also assist you from purchase to installation.

Tesla Powerwall in the Southern Highlands

The Future of Power Has Hit the Southern Highlands The Tesla Powerwall is designed to contain solar energy, ensuring that you have power no matter if there is rain, hail or shine. Furthermore, the Tesla Powerwall is designed to store energy throughout the day, so that...

What a turn out!

Wow, we had great turnout this week for solar and battery seminars in both our Nowra and Mittagong locations. Matt Simms gave an update on the logic of converting to solar power with Tesla Powerwall battery back-up. Now that Simmark has installed many Powerwalls...

Solar Update Seminar

Simmark are holding solar seminars at both our North Nowra and Mittagong offices in February to keep local residents informed on the the benefits available with solar and batteries, to showcase new products that are on the market (such as the Tesla Powerwall 2) and...

New Southern Highlands Branch Manager

Simmark is pleased to welcome Henry de Wilde as our new Southern Highlands branch manager, based out of our Mittagong location. Henry is a highly experienced. energetic electrician who will oversee the growth of Simmark's footprint in Wingecarribee Shire. Henry and...

Solar and Batteries?

Well, it's happening and it's happening faster than expected. As mentioned in this morning's The Australian newspaper, energy companies across Australia (including in NSW) are hiking rates paid by households by more than $130 per year in many cases. According to the...