Energy efficiency tips from Housing
Shrink your bills, not your clothes
Air –dry your laundry rather than tumble drying it, particularly if there is warm or windy weather. Nothing smells better than air-dried clothes!
Did you know...
You can stay warm and cut costs by turning your thermostat down by 1C can save you as much as $60 per year.
Energy Efficiency is the goal to reduce the amount of energy required to provide products and services.
For Example, insulating a home allows a building to use less heating and cooling energy to achieve and maintain a comfortable temperature. Installing fluorescent lights LED lights or natural skylights reduces the amount of energy required to attain the same level of illumination compared with using traditional light bulbs.
Energy Efficiency games with your kids
Have fun while learning about energy, do a scavenger hunt for energy facts on Energy kids.
Play a game of making sure to always turn the lights off when you are the last one to leave the room at home and see how fast you can do it!
Be Efficient with appliances. Step By Step:
- Switch it off & save.
- Get the kids involved.
- Let the sunshine in.
- Unplug all the appliances that you aren’t using regularly.
- Play energy saving games with your kids.
- Open the curtains on sunny days.