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Category Archives: Energy Efficient Tips

Energy Saving tips for Students

Energy Saving tips for Students

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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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Spring has Sprung

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It’s getting very close to spring and my garden has started to explode with colour and fragrance!  Now we move into spring your heating and cooling appliances can take a breather.  Nights and mornings might still be getting a bit chilly so it’s not time to pack them away just yet.
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5 Energy Habits to save you $$$

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Knowledge is power and power costs you money!  Know your energy consumption and start reducing it today.  Here are 5 easy energy habits that will save you $100’s on your energy bills:
1.       Standby Consumption
Most households are guilty of leaving appliances plugged in for convenience. Standby energy consumption can account for around $120 on your bill per year. How much will you pay for convenience?  Take a look around your home, all those flashing lights and digital clocks are costing you money on your power bills.  Everything from microwaves, TV’s, DVD players even your lap top needs to be unplugged when they are not in use. Did you know that game consoles left on standby mode are one of the biggest energy drainers for standby consumption?
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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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Keep those heating bills in check

 

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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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