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How to save energy

 

We had the luxury of building an energy efficient home from scratch, but there is plenty of scope to save energy with an existing home.  In this section are some tips we’ve learned along the way which we hope will be of use in any home.

 

Navigate through the section by following the links on the pages, or using the fly-out menus for the ‘Our solar home’ menu on the left.

 

 

Know what you consume

 

Use Energy Star Appliances

 

High Efficiency Lighting

 

Phantom Loads

 

Insulate!

 

 

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