You have the power
Energy saving tips to suit your lifestyle
You don’t have to make sacrifices to your personal comfort to save on your energy bills. It’s often just a case of being aware of your everyday practices and making some small changes.
Many people are just too busy getting on with their lives to think about why and how they can change them. So that’s why LivingGreener.gov.au goes for clear and brief advice when pointing out practical steps that won’t require much time or effort.
If you are looking for ways to save energy and money, a glance through this easy-to-use website shows you won’t have to give up on the modern day conveniences that help get you through the day. Features include:
- bite-sized information on how to save energy and water, reduce waste and travel smarter
- 5 bright ideas for saving energy at home factsheet available in 33 languages along with a free interpreter service
- lots of links to more resources on other things you can do to save energy and money
- up-to-date information on government sustainability rebates and assistance—all in one handy location
- a chance to share your own story about how you save energy and see what other people are trying in their homes.
So why not get started with LivingGreener’s range of sustainable living guides tailored to suit a variety of lifestyles and budgets? Whether you’re looking to make some changes or add to what you’re already doing, you can choose what works for you.
- Reduce your energy bills. Understand your bills, get an idea of how much you can save and find out which energy saving actions will have the biggest impact. From the pros and cons of time-of-use pricing, to no-cost actions you can take right now, this guide is packed with energy smart tips.
- Babies and budgets. Sustainable solutions to raising your family without blowing the budget. Tips on smarter shopping, buying a car, moving house, renovating, decorating, and links to government assistance and services for families.
- A renter’s guide. A home-focused guide with a huge range of practical low-cost and no-cost ways renters can save energy and money as well as tips on talking to landlords about sustainable home improvements and any incentives they may be eligible for.
- Home entertainment and technology. Buying new gear or want existing devices to use less power? This guide covers TVs, home theatre systems, gaming consoles, computers, mobile phones, e-readers and tablets.
- Home-based businesses. Cut the cost of running your business by saving energy with new or existing technology and revaluating your waste and transportation needs. There’s a range of resources to help you save without compromising productivity.
For more information, just check out the website at LivingGreener.gov.au.