Heating and cooling

  • Cold? Add another layer of clothing or blanket rather than turn on the air conditioner or heater.
  • Solar panels can reduce the cost of your air conditioner or water heater.
  • Door and window seals are a cost effective way to keep cool or warm air in and stop draughts.
Resources
  • Office of Environment & Heritage has shared tips and resources including how to save money on heating, cooling and through insulation and stopping draughts
  • Sydney Water – Learn how to be more water wise and save on your water bill.
  • YourHome – An Australian Government website with tips on sealing draughts around the home.
  • Energy Made Easy –  This Australian Government site is designed to help you understand your electricity and gas bills, and find the best offers.
  • Your Energy Savings – This website provides information about saving energy, saving money and available government assistance.
  • Energy Rating – An Australian Government website that compares the energy efficiency of household appliances.
  • 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.