Since 2007, electricity prices have been increasing rapidly. The average New Zealand household uses up to 63 per cent of its energy supply to power appliances and on heating and cooling, which makes energy consumption in our everyday lives and the impact of increased energy prices, difficult to avoid.
However, there are ways in which we can reduce energy consumption in order to relieve the monetary pressures, which can also have an added benefit of a more comfortable and energy efficient home.
Simple and effective steps such as installing insulation with a high R-Value, closing windows and doors when heat pumps are running and turning off appliances when not in use have an impact on your energy savings.
Having an energy efficient home not only benefits your pocket but also your comfort and health. To start your journey towards a more energy efficient lifestyle click here and discover our top energy saving tips.