Garage and Outdoors

  • Turn off power tool chargers when not in use.
  • Switch your pool pump to off-peak.
  • Think about shading and planting choices near your house, to reduce the amount of heat impacting key living spaces.
Resources
  • YourHome – The Australian Government has tips on shading including planting.
  • Office of Environment and Heritage – site has tips on saving water through sections called Products and appliances, Rainwater tanks and Greywater. There is a section on Water-saving tips in your garden which includes tips for pools and washing your car.
  • Save Power Kits – A program to help people save power and money is now available for loan at City of Parramatta Library and its branches.
  • Our Energy Future – Provides impartial, up-to-date energy efficiency and renewable energy advice for households and businesses.