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Energy-efficient homes that save money

May 3, 2018 — Alison Potter

Whether you rent or buy, here are the easy ways to spot a property that guzzles electricity – or cuts your bills.

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Home energy-efficiency ratings

Feb. 28, 2018 — Alison Potter

Can a house's energy efficiency be measured accurately?

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Reduce your energy bills with smart appliance choices

Jan. 2, 2018 — Ashley Iredale

Energy prices are increasing across the board, but smart appliance choices can help keep bill shock at bay.

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Home energy management systems

Sept. 11, 2017 — Alison Potter

Get a grip on your electricity use with these monitoring tools.

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NSW solar owners still waiting for smart meters

May 12, 2017 — Alison Potter

Here's our advice for people who are out of pocket because retailers are dragging their feet changing their meters.

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Is GreenPower worth it?

May 8, 2017 — Alison Potter

We look at what your voluntary renewable energy purchase does and doesn't do.

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How to create your sustainable sanctuary

Aug. 12, 2016 — Alison Potter

Design energy efficiency into your home renovation and your pockets will thank you.

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Green electricity review

Nov. 18, 2015 — Uta Mihm

We rate 23 energy retailers including Origin, AGL and Energy Australia on their green credentials.

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Origin Energy to ditch coal

Oct. 22, 2015 — Uta Mihm

Australia's two biggest electricity retailers have now both committed to exit coal power plants.

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Energy Rating app review

May 20, 2015 — Matthew Steen

The government's new smartphone app will help you put a cost to the kilowatt hours of your appliances.

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House energy ratings

Aug. 28, 2014 — Brendan Mays

All new homes must now have a minimum six-star energy rating, but is a house's energy efficiency rating being measured accurately?

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Five ways to reduce your household's energy use

Aug. 28, 2014 — Andy Kollmorgen

Reduce your carbon footprint, help save the environment and save money to boot.

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Carbon offsets

Aug. 28, 2014 — Zoya Sheftalovich

Who should you trust when it comes to buying carbon offsets?

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