Posts Tagged ‘energy saving’
Posted by Zeke on 08 Apr 2013 | Tagged as: Eco Products
Monday, April 8th, 2013
The leaves are changing colour, the nights are getting longer and South Africans are scampering for shelter as winter arrives in our usually sunny country. Households across the nation will be cranking up the heat in an effort to ward off the winter chills, and of course this also means energy consumption will be steadily on the rise in the coming weeks – making next month’s electricity bills an unpleasantly chilling experience. The good news is this can be easily avoided with by taking better care of that overworked and undervalued home appliance, the geyser.
While you cosy up on the couch, your geyser will be working overtime behind the scenes to provide your home with hot water – that household luxury we tend to appreciate the most when we can’t have it! Water heating accounts for around 40% of your home’s energy consumption, which means a happily functioning geyser is essential to a warm house in winter. Here are a few ways you can ease the load placed on your geyser during the colder months, saving heat and money at the same time. (more…)
Posted by Zeke on 31 Aug 2012 | Tagged as: Eco General
Friday, August 31st, 2012
Our most recent blog posts have been focussed on educating as many people as possible about the active steps that can be taken to alleviate unnecessary energy use in the home. When consumption has been reduced to the most efficient level possible, it’s time to consider the benefits of going solar.
Once you’ve taken the appropriate measures we will offer free consultation in the design and supply of your Solar Power system. It is, however, mutually beneficial if you can supply us with the following information. The more detailed this is, the quicker we can get the ball rolling to purchasing your own solar power kit.
People are often intimidated by the cost involved in a home with solar power. In previous posts we’ve highlighted how, aside from drastically reducing energy use and eradicating your electricity bill altogether, covering your initial cost only takes a few years. (more…)
Posted by Zeke on 30 Jun 2012 | Tagged as: Eco Products
Saturday, June 30th, 2012
So, you’re an eco-conscious consumer who stays abreast of our society’s ever-growing emphasis on caring for the environment. You recycle, you opt for canvas bags over plastic, and generally do your best to make the most earth-friendly choices in your everyday life. Now you’re considering Solar Power – the ultimate switch to turn your home into an environmentally friendly abode that harnesses clean, renewable energy using pure sunlight, helping you to live the green lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of. Naturally the installation of a solar power system in your home will dramatically reduce your carbon footprint – but before you make the switch, it’s important that you start your conversion off on the right foot and take baby steps…
Your vision of a solar powered home won’t be realised overnight, but there are a number of steps you can start taking right now that will set you on the path to complete sustainability.