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.
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.
See an estimated breakdown of your energy use and tips on how you could save money.
The Low Carbon Lifestyles series, commissioned by Origin Energy (Origin) and prepared by ClimateWorks and CSIRO, provide a practical guide that identifies different actions householders can take right now to reduce their energy use or switch to cleaner energy solutions.