Save energy

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The average Victorian household spends more than $2,500 on energy bills every year. Energy efficiency is about saving energy, reducing your bills and making your home more comfortable. Energy efficient heating, cooling, hot water systems, lighting and appliances will save power and reduce your energy bills.

What are the benefits of an energy efficient home?

Understanding where your money goes helps you to make simple, but effective, changes to reduce your energy costs, while increasing the comfort of your home.

You can explore each section of the graph below to find out how to reduce costs and save energy.

Top 7 ways to save energy

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Solar Homes Package

The Victorian Government is providing a 50 per cent rebate, up to the value of half of an average 4kW solar panel system (which currently equates to $2,225) for eligible households. 

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Energy Smart Housing Manual

The Energy Smart Housing Manual is a comprehensive and easy to read manual that explains six key energy efficiency concepts specific to Victorian regulations and climate conditions.

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Energy efficient appliances will save energy and water, and save you money.

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Cool your home efficiently and you can save money, be comfortable all year round and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Make smart choices about the way you heat your home and save money while helping the environment.

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Hot water

Choose the right hot water system for your needs and use it wisely, and you can save energy and lower your hot water costs.

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Take advantage of the new lighting technologies and reduce your power bills.

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Helpful information

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Household Energy Action Guide

The Household Energy Action Guide offers simple, cost-effective ways to reduce your energy bills by taking action around your home. Could you be doing more to save energy and money?