Smart Energy News
Stay in touch with what's happening with energy efficiency in Smart Energy Solutions, in New Zealand and around the world.
07 August 2019
Landlord fined $1,500 for not hitting Insulation DeadlineAll tenanted properties must be insulated to a minimum standard otherwise landlords risk hefty fines. One landlord has been fined already.
05 August 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Replace old lights with LED and SaveReplace old lights with LED lights and save up to $100 a year on your power bill.
22 July 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Limit Use of Heated Towel RailsTurn off your heated towel rail when not in use. Heated towels are luxurious, using a heat towel rail can cost up to $170 a year to run*.
08 July 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Wash Clothes in Cold WaterBy washing in cold water instead of hot water you could save over $70 a year in power. We've got some great tips to help you save.
01 July 2019
Myth busting tips to reduce your power billsWith so much in the way of ‘fake news’ around, what advice can you rely on to cut your bills and keep warm this winter? We’ve debunked six common myths and provided some smart alternatives for you to act on today that are tried, tested and sure to help out.
24 June 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Power off your StandbyTurning your appliances off at the wall can save you $100 a year. The biggest culprits are home entertainment options like TVs, stereos, gaming and computer equipment.
10 June 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Dry your Laundry OutsideDry your laundry outside to help keep moisture out of your home and save money on power bills.
29 May 2019
67-100% OFF Insulation for MORE eligible Otago homeowners!67-100% OFF insulation for eligible Otago homes as part of the EECA "Warmer Kiwi Homes" programme and Otago Community Trust insulation programmes.
27 May 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Have Shorter Showers and Save!Having shorter showers can save a family over $900 a year on power.
13 May 2019
Smart Energy Tip - Using Clothes Dryers in WinterUsing your clothes dryer in winter costs around $1.05 per 5kg load. An affordable option for busy families.