Home sweet home

January 2010
Australian Women's Weekly;Jan2010, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p210
This article offers ideas on improving the energy efficiency of Australian homes. It notes that electricity consumption and pollution from lighting can be reduced by 80 percent if homes use long-life, low-energy light globes than old-style incandescent globes. It recommends installing the most efficient water-saving showerheads and taking shorter showers to help save money and reduce carbon dioxide pollution. It notes that the single most important action people can take to protect the climate is by using electricity generated from renewable sources.


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