Making your home greener

Some of the ways you can reduce your overall household energy consumption.

Installing solar panels is a popular start to help reduce your environmental footprint and potentially save money. However there are a number of ways you can make your home greener. Community First’s green loan can be used for a wide range of home improvements that help make your home more energy efficient. It’s just one way Community First has been supporting home owners create more sustainable communities.

You can finance energy efficient improvements using our Green Loan including, but not limited to;
  • Solar (PV) and Battery Hybrid Systems
  • Solar pool heating
  • LED lighting
  • Double glazing
  • Home insulation
  • Home ventilation systems
  • Rainwater tanks
  • Grey water treatment systems
  • 4 star + air conditioning systems
  • 5 star heating systems
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A number of these purposes can supplement Solar and Solar Hybrid installations by reducing the overall household energy consumption, reducing the need to draw from the grid and helping your solar panels work harder. 

A history of helping develop sustainable communities

Community First Bank has been offering low-rate, simple and transparent solar loans since the Federal Governments Green Loans Program in 2009 where we were a major participant. From our involvement in the Green Loans program, to offering interest free loans to NSW Central Coast residents during Level 4 water restrictions in 2009, we have a history of delivering solutions to the communities to truly make a different to the planet and your pocket.

Take the next step today

A local solar or home improvement business will be able to discuss what improvement options you have available to you for your home. Community First Bank can discuss your specific loan options, interest costs and repayments and can assist you make your decision on how to pay for green improvements.

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Last updated: 4 September 2023

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