My experience with changing halogen downlights over to compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), and the electricity savings I measured.
One of the big energy hogs in our house is our clunky old second fridge in the garage. I measured its energy consumption with the [MS6115 power meter](http://green-change.com/2008/11/27/ms6115-mains-power-meter-review/), and it uses a whopping 2.5 kWh/day! Many Aussie houses have one of these beasts, which is a big reason why the NSW State Government is now … [Read more…]
If you want to reduce your energy bills, you need to know what it is in your house that’s using all the electricity. An Efergy energy meter is a great way to do that. The Efergy meter is installed inside your electricity meter box, and transmits real-time energy usage information to a display panel inside … [Read more…]
We had our solar hot water system installed about 4 weeks ago now. I wanted to wait a little while for it to settle in before writing up our experiences. We got a Chromagen system – they’ve been around for a long time, and seem pretty well-made and reliable. We bought through Earth Utility, one … [Read more…]