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Tips For Drying Clothes Faster in Winter

Posted by July 24th 2020

When it’s dark and stormy outside, our washing lines go into seasonal retirement. But if you don’t have a dryer in your home, or are trying to save on your power bill, no problem! Here …


6 Ways to a More Energy Efficient Home

Posted by July 14th 2020

How can I make my home energy efficient? 1 Orientation to the sun Passive design is when the design of your home takes into consideration the surrounding environment and maximises the use of sunlight and the local …


How Often Should You Launder Items in Your Home?

Posted by July 2nd 2020

We may just throw in a load of washing when the basket is full enough, but have you ever wondered about how frequently to launder your dish towels, pillow covers, sheets or shower curtains? Canstar …


Understanding Electrical Safety: A Simple Guide

Posted by June 25th 2020

A loose wire or broken electrical component can cause a catastrophe at any time, even when you’re not home. The best way to protect yourself and your property from electrical malfunctions is to take the …



Electricity: The Fuel of the Future

Posted by June 19th 2020

Author: Martin Kovaks It's time to plug-in, and turn on to an exciting electric future. Over the coming years, a range of innovative, new technologies are poised to drive NZ's transition to a low-carbon economy, with …


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NZ’s Best Electricity Providers Revealed

Posted by June 18th 2020

From putting on an extra layer – rather than cranking up the heat – to turning off lights and choosing the energy-saving option, Kiwis do want to save on electricity costs in their homes. It’s …


Hot Water: The Best Heating Systems for Your Home

Posted by January 13th 2021

Nothing beats a hot shower in the depths of winter, but the costs can add up fast. Hot water heating makes up approximately 30% of an average household's energy bill, according to the Energy Efficiency …