Here’s a few practical tips and tools to help you save power around the house.
Energy efficiency is easy
Saving energy at home is a no brainer – you’ll tread lighter on the environment and spend less while you’re at it.
Our appliances use about a third of the average home’s electricity bill.
Saving power on lighting goes beyond simply switching off the lights when you leave a room.
Eliminate the draughts in your home so that you can heat it more efficiently.
Here are a few easy ways to help cut back on hot water power consumption.
Timers and sensors are a cheap and cheerful way of turning off things that aren’t being used.
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Warmer Kiwi homes
If you own a home and have a Community Services or SuperGold card, you could be eligible to get government funding for heating and insulation through the Warmer Kiwi Homes grant.
Winter energy payments
If you receive a benefit or superannuation, you’ll automatically receive a Winter Energy Payment during the winter months to help pay the power bill.