Posts Tagged ‘energy saving tips’

9 Tips To Save On Heating Costs This Winter

1. Glaze your windows
According to research commissioned by the Australian Government, 40% of the heat within your home escapes through your windows during winter. Glazed windows act as a form of insulation and can have a profound effect on room and home temperature. In fact, 87% of a room’s heat can be retained with double glazed windows. If it’s not possible to install double glazed windows adding some quality curtains … Read the full post »

Energy Saving Home Cooling Ideas

As seen on realestate.com.au

As the mercury rises, it’s natural to flick on the air-conditioner, but there are ways to keep cool which don’t burn lots of energy and push up the power bill.

According to experts from the CSIRO and Sustainability Victoria, householders can remain cool and comfortable this summer, while still being energy-conscious.

The CSIRO’s energy research director Dr Stephen White shares his top tips for getting the most out of … Read the full post »