Energy Efficiency

Our homes use a lot of energy. It’s essential for cooking, lighting, running appliances, heating and cooling, and nice warm showers. But just how much are you using, and what are the best ways to be energy efficient and reduce your energy bills?

Here are some practical energy saving tips and ideas to help you save year round.

Heating and cooling

Roof insulation can save you up to 45% on your heating and cooling costs.

Heating and cooling tips

Laundry

An iron can consume as much energy as 24 x 100 Watt light bulbs.

Laundry tips

Hot water

Household hot water accounts for 25% of home electricity usage on average.

Hot water tips

Kitchen

Some food for thought to keep your energy bills down.

Kitchen tips

Lighting

Being energy efficient with your lighting doesn’t mean living in the dark.

Lighting tips

Appliances

Standby power is estimated to account for up to 9% of your home’s electricity use.

Appliance tips

Understanding your energy usage

How much energy does a fridge use? In these energy fact sheets you’ll find the estimated average running costs for the most common household appliances.

My Home Profile

See an estimated breakdown of your energy use and tips on how you could save money.

Manage your energy use

Energy plans

Take a look at our electricity and natural gas plans and see which one’s right for your home.

Compare plans