Energy efficiency

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Neat tips to: Revamp your fridge seal

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

If you take a close look at the seal of your fridge door and notice that it doesn't quite seal so it's airtight, there are a few things you can do to make it work again rather than replacing the entire seal.

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Energy efficiency basics

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Peta Lewis from Todae Solar explains the big-ticket reasons to save energy, and three steps to doing it sustainably.

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Saving money through STCs

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

We asked an expert on solar hot water, the managing director of Sanden Mark Padwick, to explain how to save money on your hot water through the federal government's Small-scale Technology Certificates (STC's).

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How to: improve the efficiency of your fridge

Monday, 10 September 2012

The refrigerator is the biggest single user of electricity in the home, using 60 per cent of your total energy bill. Here’s how to reduce the impact of your fridge and freezer.

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How to: help your business adapt to a carbon price

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Today is World Environment Day, and the theme is ‘The green economy – does it include you?’, so G thought we'd provide five top tips for Auzzie businesses to help prepare for 1 July.

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Trick of the lights

Monday, 21 May 2012

When did changing a light bulb get so complicated? G sheds some light on the subject.

How will you go Beyond the Hour?

Monday, 12 March 2012

Earth Hour is 8:30pm on 31st March. Arrange your celebration of the world’s largest voluntary action for the planet with 1.8 billion others by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.

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Applied Energy Efficiency course - Carbon Training International

Friday, 3 February 2012

Carbon Training International (CTI) is the developer of Australia's first nationally accredited workplace qualifications in carbon management. This course will help you understand the various energy efficiency opportunities available, as well as prepare you to build the business case to drive initiatives across your organisation that will deliver tangible business benefits. This short course is based on 1 of the 12 accredited units which make up the Certificate IV in Carbon Management.

Smart Home family - Ausgrid

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Test new energy and water saving technologies as your family’s energy consumption is monitored by Ausgrid. You’ll live for 18 months rent-free in exchange for sharing your experiences with the media through blogging, Facebook and Twitter.

Location: Newington, NSW.
Salary: Live rent-free for 12 months from April 2012.
Applications close: 6pm, Wednesday 29 February, 2012.
Click here for more info.

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Get a cool night’s sleep

Monday, 30 January 2012

In the brutal heat of an Aussie summer it can be tempting to switch on the air conditioner for a few peaceful hours of slumber. However consider these low impact ways to keep cool first.

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