I will install a water efficient showerhead

Most hardware and DIY stores stock water efficient showerheads, which don’t reduce pressure or the shower experience, they just save you water (and the energy used to heat the water). In fact, you can save over $350 each year by changing your showerhead. If you’re not sure whether you’ve got a water efficient showerhead or not, it’s easy to check your flow rate and even install a low-flow washer or shower head yourself - in most cases you don’t need a plumber.

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I will install a water efficient showerhead

Most hardware and DIY stores stock water efficient showerheads, which don’t reduce pressure or the shower experience, they just save you water (and the energy used to heat the water). In fact, you can save over $350 each year by changing your showerhead. If you’re not sure whether you’ve got a water efficient showerhead or not, it’s easy to check your flow rate and even install a low-flow washer or shower head yourself - in most cases you don’t need a plumber.

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I will get an electrician to turn down my hot water system to 55 degrees if it is too hot

If the hot water coming out of your taps is super-hot, it’s probably above 55 degrees! It doesn’t need to be. Save $25 or more on your power bill, and make your taps safer, by getting an electrician to turn down your hot water system.

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I will get an electrician to turn down my hot water system to 55 degrees if it is too hot

If the hot water coming out of your taps is super-hot, it’s probably above 55 degrees! It doesn’t need to be. Save $25 or more on your power bill, and make your taps safer, by getting an electrician to turn down your hot water system.

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I will keep my showers to four minutes

If you have an older hot water cylinder, it may not be insulated. A really easy way to save energy, and more than $50 a year, is to wrap it and the pipes – either with a cylinder wrap, or just with some old blankets.

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I will keep my showers to four minutes

If you have an older hot water cylinder, it may not be insulated. A really easy way to save energy, and more than $50 a year, is to wrap it and the pipes – either with a cylinder wrap, or just with some old blankets.

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I will install insulating wraps on my hot water cylinder and pipes

If you have an older hot water cylinder, it may not be insulated. A really easy way to save energy, and more than $50 a year, is to wrap it and the pipes – either with a cylinder wrap, or just with some old blankets.

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I will install insulating wraps on my hot water cylinder and pipes

If you have an older hot water cylinder, it may not be insulated. A really easy way to save energy, and more than $50 a year, is to wrap it and the pipes – either with a cylinder wrap, or just with some old blankets.

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I will install a solar hot water system or hot water heat pump

If you’re up for a bit more commitment and are in a sunny spot, installing a solar hot water system is a great way to save over $500 each year. Another great, sometimes more cost effective option, is installing a hot water heat pump.

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I will install a solar hot water system or hot water heat pump

If you’re up for a bit more commitment and are in a sunny spot, installing a solar hot water system is a great way to save over $500 each year. Another great, sometimes more cost effective option, is installing a hot water heat pump.

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I will wash my clothes in cold water

This is a really easy way to save money on your energy bill. Whenever you put the wash on, make sure it’s set to cold, and save $80 or more every year on power. Washing on cold will keep clothes just as clean as a warm wash, and they’ll last longer as well.

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I will wash my clothes in cold water

This is a really easy way to save money on your energy bill. Whenever you put the wash on, make sure it’s set to cold, and save $80 or more every year on power. Washing on cold will keep clothes just as clean as a warm wash, and they’ll last longer as well.

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I will hang my washing outside one more time every week, instead of using the dryer

There are plenty of benefits of using the sunshine to dry your washing – it’s free, it disinfects clothing naturally, and it’s much easier on your clothes. You’ll also be saving $50 a year by doing this.

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I will hang my washing outside one more time every week, instead of using the dryer

There are plenty of benefits of using the sunshine to dry your washing – it’s free, it disinfects clothing naturally, and it’s much easier on your clothes. You’ll also be saving $50 a year by doing this.

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I will choose energy efficient appliances at my next upgrade

Next time you need to upgrade an appliance such as your fridge, washing machine, or television, make sure you check the energy or water efficiency of the product to ensure it’ll cost you less to run in the long term. If you’re buying second hand make sure you remember to check, as there can be a difference in efficiency between different models of older appliances.

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I will choose energy efficient appliances at my next upgrade

Next time you need to upgrade an appliance such as your fridge, washing machine, or television, make sure you check the energy or water efficiency of the product to ensure it’ll cost you less to run in the long term. If you’re buying second hand make sure you remember to check, as there can be a difference in efficiency between different models of older appliances.

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