CommunityUtilities is a free initiative designed to help reduce the cost of community living across Australia. Through a range of expense reduction programs, our specialist in-house team liaise closely with an energy broker to help committees, owners, and residents reduce the cost of their utility bills.
Utilities is a complex area with hundreds of retailers in Australia. Searching for a cheaper rate can easily become overwhelming. With the assistance of an expert energy broker, our CommunityUtilities team are dedicated to helping you gain access to the most competitive rates in market.
Total savings $5,583,221
Through previous expense reduction programs, we saved more than $5.5million in electricity and gas charges over a 3-year period for strata properties considered to be medium to low energy users. This was an average saving of $3,628 per scheme.
The savings you achieve are dependent on your usage and your current rates. If we are unable to find savings on your utilities, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing you are at an extremely competitive rate.
No costs, no obligations.
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Our team take care of the behind the scenes work for you
We understand that searching for a cheaper rate can be time consuming, and easily become overwhelming. Our CommunityUtilities team take the hassle out of finding the best in market rate. We take care of the behind the scenes work and dealing with our energy panel on your behalf.
Our current expense reduction programs
Select the “For common property” or “For owners and residents” button to view our available programs
For common property
Energy usage and agreement review program
Let our team find you a competative rate for your common property energy
Our CommunityUtilities team will review your current energy usage and agreement. Working with our expert panel of energy affiliates we will ensure you get access to competitive energy rates in the market, based on your property’s usage. Customers with commercial and industrial (C&I) grade electricity accounts are familiar with using energy affiliates to assist with electricity contracts. CommunityUtilities provides the expertise of energy affiliates regardless of how much electricity or gas your common property consumes. Even if the electricity consumption is $250 per year, CommunityUtilities can work to find you savings.
Save up to 30% off your energy bills.
For medium to low electricity and gas uses we are regularly finding savings of up to 30%. Lower utilities expenses can lead to low strata fees for owners.
Save enough to cover your strata management fees.
In some cases, the annual energy savings have been more than the annual strata management fee!
For owners and residents
We do not currently have an active expense reduction program.
Register your interest to be notified when our next program is released
No costs, no obligations
There is no cost for using our energy panel nor any costs for our CommunityUtilities team to assist with the behind the scenes work. The only exception is if you have an embedded network or a complicated utilities setup, then there may be additional costs. These will be clearly communicated to you before proceeding. Where a committee meeting is required before proceeding, there may be the usual additional services fee by your strata manager.
Reduce your common property utility bills with CommunityUtilities
No cost, no obligations, ask your strata manager about how to get involved with our expense reduction programs before your next AGM. To find out more on CommunityUtilities and related information, contact us using the form on this page and we’ll be in touch soon.