Electricity Saving Action Plan
Step 1: Your home
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Step 2: Choose which possible actions you'd like included in your Saving Action Plan.
No Cost
Low Cost
Investment
Step 3: Email or Print your Saving Action Plan. (To print, click the "Print my Action Plan" button below or press CTRL+P on your keyboard)
No Cost
  • Set hot water thermostat to 60°C
  • Set ideal temperature for fridge (4°C) and freezer (-18°C)
  • Set air conditioning to 24/25°C for cooling and 18°C for heating
  • Use a clothes line instead of a dryer to dry clothes
  • Set washing machine to cold wash
  • Use ceiling fans to create a breeze
  • Turn off second fridge when not in use
  • Shade the air conditioning external unit - save 5 to 10%
  • Clean the air conditioning filters
  • Turn off appliances at the power point when they are not being used
Low Cost
  • Connect hot water service to an economy tariff
  • Connect pool pump to an economy tariff
  • Use Compact Fluorescent or LED lights
  • Install curtains or blinds with pelmets
  • Use remote-control power boards
  • Install ceiling fans
  • Install a AAA showerhead
  • Use a powerboard with switches to help reduce standby power
  • Connect dishwasher to an economy tariff
Investment
  • Install a solar hot water system
  • Install a heat pump hot water system
  • Install an energy-efficient pool pump
  • Get roof insulation
  • Install solar heating if you require pool heating
  • Install a pool cover
  • Install solar photovoltaic panels
  • Choose energy efficient appliances (e.g. fridge, tv)
  • Upgrade from a desktop computer to a laptop
If you'd also like an electronic copy of your Action Plan emailed to you, please enter your details.