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The energy monitor

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Ever had an electricity bill that you couldn't wrap your head around? You feel guilty about the expensive bill but you never had any closure on exactly what caused you to use so much power? Origin Energy's new Energy Monitor keeps you up to date with how much power you are using.

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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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Trick of the lights

Monday, 21 May 2012

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

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12 super-easy ways to slash your energy bills

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

We’re suddenly facing up to the fact that electricity bills are rising – and fast. Zip around your home with these easy tips to save cash on your energy bills.

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.

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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.

Save money

Save $40 a week, and the planet too

Monday, 20 June 2011

Ever heard someone say they can’t afford to go green? We out this claim to the test by totting up the figures on some simple lifestyle changes. The result? Living green can actually plump your pockets.

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Ask G: Is there an eco-friendly way to roast capsicums and other vegetables?

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Is there an eco-friendly way to roast capsicums and other vegetables that doesn’t involve using loads of energy heating up the oven? 

Green Renting Expo

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Tuesday 17 May, 2011

This event is a day of information and education for people living in social housing, a cohort who are often excluded from the traditional environment movement. Green Renters show that sustainable living is possible regardless of where you live and offer a day of practical hands-on information to educate participants in helping the planet and themselves. This includes workshops on saving money and reducing your bills in winter, healthy eating on a budget, and gardening in small spaces. Stalls from local Community groups and City of Yarra Council, a free lunch and keynote presentations by The Archi Centre and Sustainability Victoria. This event is made possible through the generous support of the City of Yarra Community Grants Program.

Where: Richmond Town Hall, Bridge Road Richmond, Vic.
When: 11am-3pm, Tuesday 17 May.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more information.

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