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Creating a Green and Energy-Efficient Home

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Creating an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient home entails so much more than separating your biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste and making it a point to turn off the lights in your house when they’re not in use. Keep in mind that everything we do has an impact on the world, and thus, we should make it a habit to constantly recognize and grab opportunities to save energy and take care of Mother Earth as we go about our day-to-day lives.
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What Heating is right for my home?

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There are so many options available to you but which is the most energy efficient? I know that wood heaters are very popular around Australia, however they are not the most energy efficient option available to you.  Unless you buy wood from a sustainable resource and add to this the greenhouse gas emissions released when burning and not only is it not the most energy efficient option it’s not the most sustainable option.
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How to buy the right appliance first time

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How many of you have been online, selected an appliance to buy, bought it, got it home, then within a few weeks realised it’s not the one you need!  You’re not the only one, I have been there too, I bought a food processor assuming all food processors are created equal.  Oh, how wrong you can be.  In the end, I had to on sell my old food processor and buy another new one, this time I’m doing my due diligence before rushing out to make a purchase.
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Stay Warm by Avoiding Bill Chill

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Now the cold has set in don’t waste all that money you can spend on a summer holiday on your energy bill. Coming in to Winter we are asked by many of our readers and customers how to stay warm without spending a fortune, so here are some of our top tips to take the chill out of winter without taking the cash out of your wallet.
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Cool Runnings: What to Consider When Buying an Air Conditioner

shutterstock_65005333Summer is here, and it has driven home the reminder that air conditioning can make a world of difference when it comes to comfort in your home. Apart from the obvious benefits of keeping you cool during the warmer months (and even warm in cooler months if it’s a reverse cycle unit), an air conditioner can also improve the value of your home.
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