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  • Check the seal on your fridge. A damaged seal can make your fridge consume more electricity due to the cold air escaping.

    Green Tip #15

    Check the seal on your fridge. A damaged seal can make your fridge consume more electricity due to the cold air escaping.

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  • When people talk of the environmental effect of wind turbines and wind power, they often forget to mention the problems wind turbines cause to local wildlife. Birds are an obvious […]

    Wind turbines and wildlife?

    When people talk of the environmental effect of wind turbines and wind power, they often forget to mention the problems wind turbines cause to local wildlife. Birds are an obvious […]

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  • For every hour you use your tumble dryer, you could have cooked 48 meals in your microwave, more than a month’s worth of dinners.

    Green Tip #14

    For every hour you use your tumble dryer, you could have cooked 48 meals in your microwave, more than a month’s worth of dinners.

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  • When we think of advanced vehicles it reminds us of speed that a vehicle has and all the newer vehicles that are coming out with all the modern gadgets and […]

    Advanced vehicles on green power?

    When we think of advanced vehicles it reminds us of speed that a vehicle has and all the newer vehicles that are coming out with all the modern gadgets and […]

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  • Energy efficient lighting options are readily available today. LED and CFL light bulbs consume much less electricity than conventional incandescent light bulbs & last 6 to 8 times longer.

    Green Tip #13

    Energy efficient lighting options are readily available today. LED and CFL light bulbs consume much less electricity than conventional incandescent light bulbs & last 6 to 8 times longer.

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  • Hot plates retain heat, so turn off the stove before you’ve finished cooking. It won’t affect your food, only your electricity bill.

    Green Tip #12

    Hot plates retain heat, so turn off the stove before you’ve finished cooking. It won’t affect your food, only your electricity bill.

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  • Install a Heat Pump, which can potentially cut your water heating costs by up to 67% compared to a regular geyser.

    Green Tip #11

    Install a Heat Pump, which can potentially cut your water heating costs by up to 67% compared to a regular geyser.

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  • If you have ever seen a field with several mirrors pointing toward the sun you may be looking at a solar power system. These systems work to concentrate the sunlight […]

    Concentrating the sun beams for power

    If you have ever seen a field with several mirrors pointing toward the sun you may be looking at a solar power system. These systems work to concentrate the sunlight […]

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  • Appliances on standby can use up to 50% of the power that they normally operate at. Switch off appliances at the power button & you’ll save money immediately.

    Green Tip #10

    Appliances on standby can use up to 50% of the power that they normally operate at. Switch off appliances at the power button & you’ll save money immediately.

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  • A Kettle use between 2 and 3 kw to boil water which is the same a 100 liter geyser.  You can save a dollar if you only boil one cup […]

    Green Tip #9

    A Kettle use between 2 and 3 kw to boil water which is the same a 100 liter geyser.  You can save a dollar if you only boil one cup […]

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