Author Archives: Julie Moore

About Julie Moore

Julie Moore is Co-founder & Director of Save Energy Save Money, Australia’s first energy and price comparison website. With over 10 years’ experience in the corporate world Julie ensures Save Energy Save Money provides you with the energy information you need to make informed decisions. Helping to contribute to a more sustainable Australia.

What heater to use in my bedroom?

How to turn up the heat in your bedroom, literally!

BOOM! Winter has arrived and judging by the amount of questions on what heater to buy for your home it looks like we are not the only ones feeling the pinch.  A lot of bedroom related question this week so I thought I would answer them all for you here.  Please feel free to comment below if you have further questions and we will get back to you.
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Bring the heat back to your home

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I know with the days getting shorter and nights longer it gets difficult to get out of bed in the morning and you’re not the only one!  Usually on those summer and spring mornings I have no problem getting out of bed but these days my bed is to warm and comfy to contemplate getting up and getting ready for the day.
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Plastics are not fantastic

Laundry

It seems that the relationship we have with plastics just goes from bad to worse.  Now a major concern is the Microfibers found in clothes.  I don’t think people understand what a plague these are on the ocean and beaches.

When you put your clothes into your washing machine thousands of microfibers are washed off and travel through the sewage system and make it into our waterways.  It seems never ending with plastics from microbeads to plastic bags can anyone truly live a plastic free life?
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Keep those heating bills in check

 

SESM

SESM

Energy bills are on the rise and it doesn’t look like there is any end in sight.  It’s better to act now and start reducing your energy bills, you’ll save cash and lower your carbon foot print.

The mercury is falling and it’s been one of the coldest autumns on record and I am sure you are reaching for the remote to turn up your heating but before you do follow this simple checklist and it will take the bite out of those heating energy bills:
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Use your Clothes dryers efficiently

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It has rained nonstop here for the last 2 weeks and I have found myself relying on my clothes dryer to get my washing dry.  With 3 kids tackling mount washmore is a trek I do too often.  We are lucky enough to have solar and I have been putting my dryer on in the middle of the day when we are lucky enough to have a few hours of sunshine.
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