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How to save in a share house with Spike

How to save in a share house with Spikechevron_right

Saving money in a share house might seem tricky, but with…
8 ways to turn a SpikeHour into family fun time

8 ways to turn a SpikeHour into family fun timechevron_right

Origin Spike's all about saving and getting rewarded. These creative ideas…
Energy saving tips from the Spike Championship winner

Energy saving tips from the Spike Championship winnerchevron_right

We sat down with the winner of Origin’s Spike Championship to…
How to save energy at home while away on holidays

How to save energy at home while away on holidayschevron_right

Saving money while you're away on holidays might sound ambitious, but…
Solar system checks to maximise your output

Solar system checks to maximise your outputchevron_right

With a few simple checks you can make sure you're getting…
5 ways to make your home more energy efficient

5 ways to make your home more energy efficientchevron_right

Our energy experts and consultants offer their top tips on simple,…
5 winter energy saving tips

5 winter energy saving tipschevron_right

There are many ways we can reduce our home energy use,…
10 easy ways to make your new digs greener

10 easy ways to make your new digs greenerchevron_right

Looking for ways to dial up the ‘green’ at your place?…
How to make your SpikeHours smarter

How to make your SpikeHours smarterchevron_right

Smart devices can help level up your energy-efficiency at home and…
The Spike Championship’s final siren has sounded

The Spike Championship’s final siren has soundedchevron_right

The Spike Championship has come to an end. We're celebrating by…
How stuff works: your kettle

How stuff works: your kettlechevron_right

There's nothing as comforting as putting on the kettle and sitting…
How stuff works: your TV

How stuff works: your TVchevron_right

Have you ever wondered how your TV works? We delve into…
Here’s how you can win weekly prizes in the Spike Championship

Here’s how you can win weekly prizes in the Spike Championshipchevron_right

The Tesla Model 3 isn't the only prize that has Spike…
How stuff works: your fridge

How stuff works: your fridgechevron_right

Discover the mechanics behind your refrigerator and how an efficiently running…
8 ways to save energy while working from home

8 ways to save energy while working from homechevron_right

With many employees now working from home, it's inevitable that we'll…
How smart devices can help reduce your energy use

How smart devices can help reduce your energy usechevron_right

Monitoring your energy usage can seem like a daunting task. These…
12 tips for an energy efficient home

12 tips for an energy efficient homechevron_right

Find out how to save on your energy bills with these…
How popular personalities are competing in the Spike Championship

How popular personalities are competing in the Spike Championshipchevron_right

From footy legend Rory Sloane and netball star Geva Mentor to…
Frugal living tips that can make a big impact

Frugal living tips that can make a big impactchevron_right

Looking to save money and put some cash back in your…
Standby power – the vampire in your home

Standby power – the vampire in your homechevron_right

Learn about standby energy and the drain it has while you’re…
Baby steps to saving energy

Baby steps to saving energychevron_right

Tips from Blogger BabyMac to help control your energy bill when…
5 low energy tips to light up your night

5 low energy tips to light up your nightchevron_right

Save energy on outdoor lighting by following these simple energy-saving tips…
10 tips for staying cool this summer

10 tips for staying cool this summerchevron_right

The Aussie summer is heaps of fun but it's usually pretty…
6 tips to get your Christmas lights right

6 tips to get your Christmas lights rightchevron_right

These 6 tips will help level up your Christmas lights this…
The ultimate guide to entertaining this New Years Eve

The ultimate guide to entertaining this New Years Evechevron_right

Hosting during the holidays can be stressful. That's why we've pulled…
10 easy ways to save this holiday season

10 easy ways to save this holiday seasonchevron_right

From roast lunch to gifts, the festive season can quickly add…
Introducing the Spike Championship

Introducing the Spike Championshipchevron_right

Fancy yourself energy fit? With Origin's Spike Championship, your energy saving…
How to avoid the five biggest energy wasters

How to avoid the five biggest energy wasterschevron_right

Aussie households are wasting more energy than they think. Take control…
10 fun ways to teach your kids to be  energy efficient

10 fun ways to teach your kids to be energy efficientchevron_right

Teaching your kids to be energy efficient isn't just good for…
How to choose the most energy efficient air conditioner

How to choose the most energy efficient air conditionerchevron_right

Understanding the new Zoned Energy Rating Label for air conditioners won't…
What’s the Energy Rating Label all about?

What’s the Energy Rating Label all about?chevron_right

The Energy Rating Label, and its stars, can help you determine…
Spike ambassador Olivia White shares her SpikeHour tips

Spike ambassador Olivia White shares her SpikeHour tipschevron_right

SpikeHour ambassador, Olivia White, shares her favourite energy saving tips to…
Introducing Origin’s 2021 Future Energy Report

Introducing Origin’s 2021 Future Energy Reportchevron_right

Now in its fourth year, the Future Energy Report’s been tracking…
The Good Energy Quiz

The Good Energy Quizchevron_right

Do you know your kilowatt hours from your megawatts? Find out…
Spring cleaning tips to reduce energy usage

Spring cleaning tips to reduce energy usagechevron_right

With the weather getting warmer and the light lingering longer, Spring’s…
6 spring cleaning tips for an energy efficient home

6 spring cleaning tips for an energy efficient homechevron_right

These spring cleaning tips won't just freshen up your home, they'll…
5 tips for staying cosy this winter

5 tips for staying cosy this winterchevron_right

Winter's here. And while some aspects like woolly jumpers, fires and…
Spike points hit $1 million milestone

Spike points hit $1 million milestonechevron_right

Origin's energy reward saving program Spike has awarded more than $1…
Tax time made easier with these tips

Tax time made easier with these tipschevron_right

If you’re working from home, here’s a few tips to get…
Culturally diverse communities lack energy confidence

Culturally diverse communities lack energy confidencechevron_right

Research reveals culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD) name confidence as…
7 steps to finding the best gas heater for your space

7 steps to finding the best gas heater for your spacechevron_right

Finding the right gas heater can seem overwhelming. These seven simple…
Millennials vs boomers: Who’s better at saving energy?

Millennials vs boomers: Who’s better at saving energy?chevron_right

Different generations don't always agree. When it comes to saving energy,…
Origin joins Voices for Power project

Origin joins Voices for Power projectchevron_right

Origin has partnered with other energy companies to launch “Voices for…
The five hottest smart home devices of 2021

The five hottest smart home devices of 2021chevron_right

Looking to up the tech in your place and transform your…
5 plants to help keep your house cool during summer

5 plants to help keep your house cool during summerchevron_right

Blasting your air con all summer long can be expensive. Wouldn’t…
Introducing Origin Spike

Introducing Origin Spikechevron_right

Origin Spike, the new rewards program where customers can get paid…
7 tips to kit out your kitchen

7 tips to kit out your kitchenchevron_right

From utensils, greenery and food prep to appliances, this quick guide…
Reimagining the future of energy

Reimagining the future of energychevron_right

Smarter and easier ways to manage energy use at home is…
4 tips for a good energy switch

4 tips for a good energy switchchevron_right

Make a good energy switch today to save on costs and…
3 heaters to warm your home this winter

3 heaters to warm your home this winterchevron_right

Looking to warm your home this winter? Take a look at…
House rules for renovations

House rules for renovationschevron_right

Get renovation ready with these tips from House rules contestants…
Can cosiness help you cut energy costs?

Can cosiness help you cut energy costs?chevron_right

Here's how feeling cosy could help you cut your energy use…
What is demand response and how can it help you save money and stabilise the energy grid?

What is demand response and how can it help you save money and stabilise the energy grid?chevron_right

The way we use energy in the home is rapidly changing…
6 ways a sustainable household could save you money

6 ways a sustainable household could save you moneychevron_right

While we like to think we don’t need an incentive to…
How to save energy in a share house

How to save energy in a share housechevron_right

We know share housing is about saving money while having fun.…
Origin app hits ‘number one in Utilities’ on App Store

Origin app hits ‘number one in Utilities’ on App Storechevron_right

The Origin App has hit #1 in the app store. Find…
Save on outdoor energy costs

Save on outdoor energy costschevron_right

Here are some ways you can save energy on your swimming…
7 energy efficiency tips for building & renovating

7 energy efficiency tips for building & renovatingchevron_right

If you’re considering building or renovating, creating an energy efficient home…
Demystifying peak and off-peak power

Demystifying peak and off-peak powerchevron_right

Understanding how off-peak power works, and the benefits of it, could…
How to reduce your air-conditioner costs

How to reduce your air-conditioner costschevron_right

We’ve compared a range of household cooling options to show how…
How to do a home energy audit in under ten minutes

How to do a home energy audit in under ten minuteschevron_right

A DIY home energy audit can help uncover how you’re currently…
Here’s how your business could save energy and money

Here’s how your business could save energy and moneychevron_right

These simple energy efficiency tips could help your business cut down…
How to maintain your gas appliances

How to maintain your gas applianceschevron_right

If you use gas for cooking, hot water or heating, these…
What your business needs to know about Power Factor

What your business needs to know about Power Factorchevron_right

If you own or manage a large business then the term…