By reducing the amount of energy you use at home, you will:
- save money
- reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
When a home appliance uses more energy, it costs more to run and produces more greenhouse gas emissions.
The above statistics are based on the Residential Baseline Study, 2016.
Running costs also depends on:
Energy efficient home appliances often cost more to buy. But they save money in the long run, as you spend less money to run them.
When you buy a new appliance, use the energy rating labels to compare models and lifetime running costs. The more stars the label has, the more energy efficient it is and the lower the running cost will be.
Make sure you dispose your unwanted appliances at your local e-waste drop off point to help protect the environment.
No matter how efficient your appliance is, you need to use it efficiently to save money on your energy bills.
Read how to use your home appliances efficiently: