By turning your air conditioner down just one degree, how much can you save on your cooling energy use?
Well done, you're off to a good start!
Close but not quite. It's actually 5-10%"
Can turning down the brightness on the TV screen use less energy?
It does save energy when the brightness is down. Give it a shot!
How much do ceiling and pedestal fans cost to run?
Congrats! So use the air-conditioning only when you have to.
Sorry it’s around 2c per hour so use the air-conditioning only when you have to.
How much can you save on your energy bill by using LED lights instead of incandescent or halogen lights?
You’re right! Have you changed your lights at home yet?
Sorry, it’s up to 80%, that’s a huge saving!
Which are more energy efficient LCD/LED or Plasma TVs?
Correct! Remember that when you go shopping for your next TV.
Not quite, LCD/LEDs are cheaper to run. Remember that when you go shopping for your next TV.
Does your phone charger use power if it is plugged in the wall, with the power switch on but not connected to your phone?
You’re right, it does! If it’s not in use, turn off the juice.
It does actually still use power. If it’s not in use, turn off the juice.
What is the most expensive appliance in your home to run?
You're right, Make sure those seals are in good order to keep the fridge running as efficiently as possible.
Nope, sorry it’s the big old fridge. Make sure those seals are in good order to keep the fridge running as efficiently as possible.
What can you do to help save energy on a hot water system?
Correct! Remember not to overheat the water.
Incorrect! Well, technically you're only 2/3rds incorrect, it’s all of the above.
How much energy can you save by using only cold water in your washing machine?
Exactly right. And let's be honest, your clothes don't need a hot shower.
It's actually 80-90%, more than you’d think!
How much could you save per year by disconnecting your second fridge?
It’s actually around $155. Imagine what else you could spend that on?
Precisely! Imagine what else you could spend that on?
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