Whether your solar is a transparent part of your life or a key strategic asset, you’re always on the lookout for tips to maxmise your solar savings…RIGHT?
Solar Savings Tip 1: Energy efficient appliances – Unplug your appliances when they’re not in use – your TV, computer, microwave and even some washing machines have a ‘standby’ mode which means they’re still using energy even when they’re not in use.
Solar Savings Tip 2: When you are generating solar, use it! Unless you are on an attractive PFIT or TFIT you should consider running your appliances in the day, harnessing the suns free energy then whatever is left, you can feed it back into the grid.
Solar Savings Tip 3: Modern lighting solutions – Purchase LED lights now. They can make savings of up to 82% on regular lighting bills compared to 50w Halogens. Plus they have up to a 25 year lifespan meaning. No brainer.
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Solar Savings Tip 4: Efficient heating and cooling – Insulating your roof or ceiling will help keep your home a pleasant temperature in summer and winter. It saves you money on energy bills, and pays for itself over a relatively short time.
Solar Savings Tip 5: Keep an eye on the thermostat – It doesn’t always have to feel like the Arctic one minute, the Sahara Desert the next. Reduce the temperature setting on all your heating and air-conditioning units, plus your hot-water system by two to three degrees. It will make a difference.