Brandie Morales

About Me
Energy Efficient Lighting and Other Environment Protection Measures

Welcome to my blog! My name is Jackie. I live in Melbourne, Australia and my new favourite topic is energy use and the environment. For a number of years, I have been concerned about global warming and mankind's impact on the natural world. However, I did my best to shut these thoughts out of my mind. However, all of this changed when my 8-year-old daughter came home from school in tears because she had been learning about global warming in her science class. I decided to take action and called in a consultant who installed solar panels on my property.


Hydrographic Surveying: Understanding The Science Of Mapping The Oceans

14 August 2023
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Hydrographic surveying may not be a term you hear every day, but it has been an essential tool in navigation, mining and offshore construction. Hydrographic surveying is a process of mapping the ocean floor, water depth and features below the waterline. It helps to provide critical information that ensures the safe and efficient movement of ships and other ocean-going vessels. Advances in technology have revolutionized the field, leading to improved accuracy, efficiency, and productivity. Read More …

Why You Should Have a Mine Fire Pump System Custom-Built

15 March 2022
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

You might have done everything that you can to make your mine a safe place for your employees to work. You might have built everything to specification, and you might have purchased new, good-quality safety equipment. You might have put your employees through ample safety training, too. However, there is still a chance of disaster on any mining site. For example, you do have to worry about mine fires, which can obviously be dangerous for workers inside and around the mine. Read More …

Steps You Should Take When Solar Panels at Your Home Break Down

25 October 2017
 Categories: , Blog

Many homeowners and companies are installing solar panels to reduce their energy costs. Although they result in significant savings, the costs of purchase and installation are also high. Once your solar panels are operational, they should not be neglected since they are outdoors. Regular checks and maintenance have to be conducted to enable them to function effectively.  This reduces the chances of the equipment breaking down. Below are various steps you should take when you realize that your solar panels are not working: Read More …

Things to do when planning to remove a tree

31 July 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

So you are wanting to remove a tree from your backyard but don't know where to start. It is a good idea to research a few things before going out and having the tree removed. Here are a couple of things you should look into and know. Consider The Seasons When cutting down things like trees, it is important to know what season it is and whether there are any animals living in the tree and if they are breeding. Read More …

5 Signs Your Septic Tank Needs to Be Pumped

31 July 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Wondering if you septic tank needs pumping? In some cases, systems can go for a long time without pumping, but it depends on the type of system, how you use it and multiple other factors. Ideally, you should keep an eye on your system and pump it as often as recommended by the manufacturer. However, if you see any of the following issues, you need to have your septic system pumped as soon as possible. Read More …