Tips and tools to save energy at home

Simple ways to save money and reduce your energy use.

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Even the smallest effort can have a big impact

Do you know where the biggest opportunities for saving are in your home? We’ve got powerful pointers with simple tips to help you save energy and lower your bill.

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Saving starts here

Begin with simple low-budget ideas and then learn about larger opportunities that can deliver bigger and bigger savings.

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Water heating consumes about 90% of the energy needed to operate a washing machine.

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Home Heating

Almost 62% of your energy dollars go to heating and cooling.

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Home Cooling

Annual servicing can reduce cooling costs by up to 10%.

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Phantom Power

Unplug devices and save up to 10% on your energy use.

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Home Lighting

LED bulbs save up to 75% in electricity. Learn how to pick the right bulb.

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Hot Water Heating

The average family uses 225 litres of hot water a day!

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Poolside Savings

Pool covers can lower heating costs by as much as 50%.

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Well-placed trees can reduce energy costs by up to 30-35%, depending on the season.

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Window Savings

Reduce energy consumption by up to 8% by switching to ENERGY STAR® certified windows.

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Seasonal Savings

Set your thermostat between 18-20°C to reduce heating costs.

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Save up to 25% by sealing all those leaks around doors and windows.