By reducing the amount of energy you use at home, you will:
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.
Understand energy rating labels.
Make sure you dispose your unwanted appliances at your local e-waste drop off point to help protect the environment.
Learn about how to dispose of e-waste.
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:
Install a solar PV system to generate electricity from the sun.
Learn about solar power.
To reduce your energy bills further, find a better rate with the Victorian Energy Compare website.
1 July 2019
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?