Energy Saving Tips in Australian Homes

The amount of energy we use is staggering. We hear so much about the environment, and often we discuss how we must make changes to protect it. In truth, all we can really do is live our lives in a way that is kind to the environment, as in reality, it’s hard to influence what other people do. So let’s start thinking about what we can do as individuals to make a difference.

This infographic from Half Price goes through every room in your home and explains where you can conserve energy. This isn’t about making your life difficult but simple things like leaving appliances plugged in can add 10% to your final energy bill. People seem to be wasting energy completely unnecessarily.It’s also interesting to note that old fridges and old TVs use a lot more energy than we think – keeping that old fridge plugged in could be costing you up to $270 a year. Why not make some of the changes outlined in the graphic to help protect the environment and reduce your energy bill today?

 

Written by greenlivingguy

The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.