Latest Energy efficiency posts


Our submission into the Senate Inquiry into Residential Electrification

We're inputting to shape policy for residential electrification here in Australia! Read our submission here #1MREADY


What’s a Heat Pump Hot Water System and what are the benefits of switching to one?

As we transform our homes to get off gas, hot water heating is one of the processes in our home that we can look at first. We investigated heat pumps as a solution to this and found out how they actually work!


We could power households from the scraps in our food waste bins – here’s what is stopping us

​Imagine if you could power your kettle using the energy generated from the vegetable cuttings quietly breaking down in your kitchen's compost bin.


How To Create The Most Planet Friendly Home Possible

Homes that are good for our planet are also cheaper to run! Here's how to do it - from building, to the appliances you buy.


4 Renewable Energy Careers You Didn’t Know Existed

Get some career inspiration from four amazing women in the sector!


Tips for buying energy-efficient appliances

Make sure that your next purchase is a planet-strong one!


Creating a planet-strong home – Tips for renting sustainably.

Many of us dream of living off the grid, drinking from fresh water springs and foraging wild plants from our own backyard. For people who rent, it’s a dream that probably seems too far-fetched to become a reality – but it doesn’t have to be that way.


Watt Watchers: Should we be on an energy diet?

Scientists in Switzerland, a country that imports 80% of its energy, have come up with a cohesive strategy to tackle today’s persistent energy squandering — the “2,000 Watt Society”.


10 simple actions to lower your household energy consumption

Save money and reduce your carbon footprint