Derry’s Energy Saving Tips & Tricks

Here are some great tips on how to easily improve the energy efficiency of your home!

 

  • Hot Water Tank:
    o Lag it
    o Use your boiler to heat your water rather than the immersion
    o If using immersion then always put it on a timer

 

  •  Lighting:
    o Replace tungsten bulbs with Low Energy units (fluorescent or LED)
    o More expensive but longer life

 

  •  Other:
    o Increase your attic insulation to least 300mm
    o Seal all windows, doors and attic hatches
    o Don’t overheat your house – set Living Room thermostat to max 21 o C and remainder of house to 18 o C and on timed control.

 

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