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Green Energy V’s Solar

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Solar panels come with a large upfront cost and are not always and available option to those renting, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying to power your home with renewables as you can always op to power your home with Green Power keeping your home’s carbon foot print down.  But what is better if both options are available to your green power or solar panels?
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Top Tips for choosing the most energy efficient appliance for your home

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We know that the purchase price of an appliance tends to be at the forefront of your mind when shopping, however try and push that to the side and also consider the annual running cost as well as the purchase price.  This will enable you to look at the true lifetime cost of the appliance.
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Energy Saving tips for Students

Energy Saving tips for Students

Student Accommodation

In recent years student accommodation has come a long way – these new fancy purpose built rooms and serviced units come with all manner of accessories.  From inbuilt en-suites to power points for everything, even plugs specifically for your i-phone’s, lap tops and other smart devices.  It’s come a long way from the jail cell like room we used to occupy, a working hot shower was a luxury!
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Get Ready to beat the heat

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Summer is coming and for some it already feels like it’s here, now is the time to get your home ready for the heat.  If you’re in NSW you have already put your clocks back which gives you an extra hour to play outside.  The more time you spend outside the less energy you use inside, being active such as walking or cycling keeps you healthy and your energy bills down.
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Buying the Right Light bulbs

Light bulb isle in a supermarket

Have you been to the supermarket to buy a lightbulb lately? You might find it a bit overwhelming.  There are literally hundreds to choose from.  The first hurdle can even trip many with what type of bulb to buy, anything from incandescent through to LED and everything in between can boggle the mind!
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