Frequently Asked Questions

All the frequently asked questions about LED Lightning and our work, answered.  

Why choose EcoOrigin?

Eco Origin is focused to reduce energy costs for the commercial and residential sector via installing energy and water-efficient products such as LED Lighting and Water heater system. We specialize in LED Lighting, Energy-efficient water heater system, Energy management system, VIC VEU Initiative, and NSW ESS Program.

The team at Eco Origin is specialized in the New South Wales government-regulated incentive program ‘Energy Saving Scheme’ and the Essential commission of Victoria regulated rebate program ‘Victorian Energy Upgrade’ scheme.

What is our commitment?

We aim to contribute to Australia’s carbon emission and greenhouse gas emission reductions by enhancing and Installing energy-efficient products with the highest safety standards.

What are LED's?

LEDs are light producing diodes. These are electronic segments that convert electrical energy straightforwardly to light through the development of electrons inside the material of the diode. LEDs are significant on the grounds that because of their proficiency and low energy, they are starting to replace most ordinary light sources.

Why LED's are more robust than other light sources?

LEDs have no gases, fibers, and no moving parts to fatigue. They give light through a one-venture measure that happens inside the diode. There is no glass to break or screwed contacts to extricate.

How is light produced in a LED?

Light radiating diodes produce light by the development of electrons between the two terminals of the diode, which happen by an interaction called electroluminescence. At the point when a light-producing diode is electrically associated, electrons begin moving at the intersection of the N-type and P-type semiconductors inside the diode. When there is a leap over of electrons at the p-n intersection, the electron loses a segment of its energy. In standard diodes, this energy misfortune is as warmth. Notwithstanding, in LEDs, the particular sort of N and P conductors produce photons (light) rather than heat.

Why are LEDs considered as Green Energy?

LEDs are more effective than most other light sources, so they normally burn through less energy for a given assignment or at a specific light yield. Likewise, they don’t contain unsafe materials like poisonous mercury. Also, LEDs have a more extended life expectancy and subsequently decrease the recurrence of the removal of lights.

What is Energy Saving Scheme in New South Wales?

The NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) provides financial incentives to install, improve or replace energy savings equipment and appliances in NSW households and businesses. The ESS was established in 2009 under the Electricity Supply Act 1995 (the Act).

What is VEU incentive program in Victoria?

The Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program is a Victorian Government program that provides households with discounted energy-efficient products and services. Victorian households and businesses can access program activities and discounts through accredited providers who operate across the state.

The VEU program currently provides a range of residential lighting, commercial lighting, low and no-cost energy-saving options such as low-flow showerheads, draught sealing, and lighting. It also provides subsidies for replacing major appliances such as hot water systems and heating.

Since 2009, the program has supported over 1.8 million households and over 100,000 businesses to upgrade appliances and equipment.

How Energy Saving Scheme can reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Energy Saving Scheme supports households and businesses to install energy-efficient equipment or switch to appliances that create fewer emissions.

How much can a household save on energy bills by participating Energy Saving Scheme?

The average household currently saves $110 per year by participating in incentive programs. These savings are expected to increase to between $120 and $1,100 a year under new under new emission reduction targets for the program for 2022-25.

How much can a business save on energy bills by participating in Energy Saving Scheme?

Switching to LEDs will help you reduce your energy consumption. This means you can expect to see long-term cost savings on your bills.

For example, if your business changes 50 halogen downlights to LED downlights, you can save up to $2300 a year.

Other benefits include reduced maintenance because LEDs last longer than other lights. They will also lower your environmental impact.

Who administrate the NSW Energy Saving Scheme and VIC Victorian energy upgrade incentive program?

The VEU program is administered by the Essential Services Commission (ESC), the independent regulator of the retail energy industry in Victoria, and the Energy Saving Scheme is administrated by Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). Their role is to oversee compliance and performance reporting by energy businesses and accredit businesses and the products and services eligible under the program.

How LEDs can help to improve performance in classrooms and offices?

LEDs have the ability to bring to the table “organically advanced” arrangements that simulate the shading temperature of the sky. This has been proven to develop focus and keep up with the readiness of students and workers in offices and classrooms.

It has effectively managed a sort of morning sluggishness generally saw in young people. One method of making the suitable shading temperature is by utilizing a blend of autonomously controlled blue and white LEDs.

How can the color changing ability of LEDs be advantageous in retail and display environments?

In retail and display conditions where the scope of items change by the season, the shadings can be changed to coordinate with the sort of item in plain view. For instance, electronic merchandise might require a cool white light while a hotter tone might be needed for textures.

At the point when a design season has red as a topic, the store can use a shade of light with more red in its range to upgrade and draw out the liveliness of the presentation. Eco Origin have variety of premium LED products which have ability to change color.

What viewpoints should be taken in thought when replacing a light source with LEDs in a retrofit situation?

The light base/holder screw fixing position.

The actual component of the LED light and how it finds a way into the current lodging.

The electrical qualities of LEDs contrasted with the current framework. (mains voltage, low voltage, control techniques).The area and size of the light-producing surface corresponding to the luminaries reflector and in contrast with the first light source.The light dissemination, lumen yield, and other photometric properties like color temperature are in contrast with the first light source.The heat produced by the LED during activity and the greatest working temperature.

What is NSW Split System air conditioning rebate in NSW?

Energy Saving Scheme of NSW provides incentives when you choose to install or upgrade to energy efficient air conditioning system for your household or business. Accredited certificate provider, EcoOrigin can help you to claim and have unit installed under scheme.

What units are approved to receive incentive under the energy saving scheme of NSW?

All brands which are registered under the GEMS register 2020 are eligible to receive incentive.

How long does it take to install a split system air conditioner?

It takes typically between 3-6 hours to install a split system air conditioner varies if installation is occurring in apartment or double story house.

What is warranty being provided for new energy efficient air conditioners?

5-year comprehensive warranty on all products we install across all range.

Is EcoOrigin supplied units are highly energy efficient?

Yes, our split system units are rated highly energy efficient across all brands. Contact us today to book yours.

What types of air conditioning systems are eligible for rebates?

It ranges from split system to ducted air conditioning system. Our experienced team can guide you through right choices for your household.

How do I apply for air conditioning rebate in NSW?

EcoOrigin is accredited certificate provider, and we can help you to apply. Call us today or drop your details below and one of our consultants will be in touch with you to discuss your query, GET Your free air conditioning quote today.

03 7039 7795

Your sustainability journey

Your sustainable journey separated into five hassle free steps.


Organize a time for site assessment with one of our energy consultant.

Site Assessment

We will conduct an energy efficiency audit and to understand your needs and based on assessment we will provide you energy efficiency solutions


Once approved we will project management right from organizing stocks to installation and one of our A Grade qualified electrician will perform Installation for your peace of mind.


Old fittings and lamps will be recycled in accordance to regulation requirements to ensure dangerous materials are safely disposed.

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