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Monthly Archives: August 2015

To Buy or Not To Buy?

Buy New Fridge

Recently I have been faced with the decision to repair my Top Mounted Fridge Freezer or buy a brand new one.  In the interest of living a sustainable life my first option is to repair the existing fridge if possible.  The first thing you need to find is a reliable refrigerator repair technician, luckily we have a family friend who we trust that can give his honest opinion.
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Getting Ready For Summer

Given that it’s been the hottest winter recorded, we can officially agree Climate Change aka global warming is real and its happening.  What can you do to help reduce your impact?  Easy, live more sustainably.

Given how hot winter has been you can rest assured that summer is going to be hot. Get a jump start by getting all your appliances serviced and ensure they are in working order, especially those fans and A/C systems, we all know they are about to get a work out.
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Green Mini-Makeovers that Will Transform Your Space

Modern Home SESM

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By: Danielle Hegedus

At Modernize, we are very concerned with reducing our environmental footprint. Simple actions like turning off lights when you’re not using them, installing a programmable thermostat, recycling, and composting can all help decrease the toll that we take on the planet. We can also approach home design with that same eco-conscious mindset, selecting building materials and planning our decor with environmental sustainability in mind.
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How to maintain your appliances to keep them running efficiently.

Appliances

These days’ appliances are getting more and more expensive to replace, and buying the most energy efficient option can be an expensive choice.  However knowing you’ll be saving on you energy bills for years to come is very comforting.

Buying an energy efficient appliance such as a washing machine or fridge freezer is an investment and like any investment you need to look after it.  Here are a few tips to help you get the most from your electric appliances.
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Make the most of your Solar.

Solar

Did you get solar and ended up a little disappointed with your first bill?  To make the most of your Solar PV system you need to ensure you consume as much of the solar you are producing.  Any solar not consumed by your home will end up being sent back to the grid. Our solar is bought back at per 6cents kW so this will never be a money maker!
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