Appliances can use 25% of your home's energy. Choosing an energy efficient fridge, dishwasher and washing machine saves electricity and money.
With passive design you can reduce your heating and cooling needs. Choosing the right heating or cooling system saves money when you do need to use it.
A well-insulated home can reduce your heating and cooling bills and help you to be more comfortable all year round.
Using natural light and switching to more efficient lights can reduce your lighting costs by up to 80%.
Heat pump hot water systems use heat from the air to heat water. They use around one quarter of the electricity of a normal storage hot water system.
Renewable energy is generated from the sun, wind and water. Switching to renewable energy reduces your environmental impact.
RECs are an electronic currency you could receive with your small scale energy system. You can use them to reduce the cost of the system or trade them.
Solar hot water systems use the sun to heat water. With a solar hot water system, you could get between 50 and 90% of your hot water for free.
Solar power systems use photovoltaic panels to convert sunlight into energy. You can generate your own energy at home and save on your power bills.
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