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Clever ways to
save energy at home

Clever ways to
save energy at home

At AGL, we understand you want to be comfortable at home, particularly during periods times of high demand. That’s why we’ve gathered our best energy-saving tips and advice to help you get more value out of the energy you use and save on your home energy bill.

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Energy Saving Tips & Hacks

Four ways to make your home more energy efficient

This infographic highlights how you can reduce your household energy use in just four easy steps.

Your Home 4 min read
How to save energy as a family

Keeping the family home running is a big job, and trying to keep on top of energy use is part of that. What are the options that families can adopt to lower their energy use?

Progress Your Home 4 min read
How to dispose of or recycle batteries and e-waste

Do you have a small pile of old phones, maybe an old laptop? Not quite sure what to do with them? Here are a few ideas.

Progress Your Home 5 min read
How to take control of your energy

Energy bills can be a source of unexpected surprises. Here’s how tools like live data and DIY meter reads are helping to make things clearer.

Energy Progress 7 min read

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Home & appliances

The real cost of running your home's appliances

Looking at the bigger picture when buying a new appliances can help save you more on your home's gas and electricity bills in the long term. We investigate why.

Your Home 6 min read
Efficient heating and cooling: do split-systems come out on top?

With a rising cost of living, smart decisions around heating and cooling your home can have a positive impact on your monthly bills.

Your Home 8 min read
A spotlight on energy efficient lighting

With energy efficient lighting solutions and useful energy-saving tips, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for controlling your electricity costs.

Your Home 5 min read
A guide to heat pumps: what are they and why are they more efficient?

The technology isn’t new, yet few realise the power and efficiency of the humble heat pump.

Your Home 8 min read

Former Melbourne Victory captain and Socceroos star, Carl Valeri, along with his wife Whitney discuss their family’s energy tips and advice for living a more sustainable life.

Sustainable living

Get more out of your backyard with a sustainable veggie garden

These four garden tips will maximise the growth of your veggie patch, as well as your energy and water efficiency.

Your Home 6 min read
How to live a low-impact, eco-friendly life

Permaculture expert Morag Gamble shares how to live a low-impact, eco-friendly life. Be inspired and see how you can become more energy efficient.

Community 5 min read
Three ways to be an environmentally conscious house

Outside of making sustainable energy choices, there are a few easy steps you can take to make a big difference to your household’s environmental footprint.

Your Home 5 min read
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Home improvements

How to achieve a 6-star home energy efficiency rating

Design your new home to comply with a 6-star rating to increase its energy efficiency and reduce your environmental impact.

Your Home 7 min read
When and how to update your insulation

Insulation is one of the best ways to lower your energy use, but can become less effective over time. So when do you need to replace or top up your insulation?

Your Home 5 min read

Work at home

What the technology revolution means for the way you work

Technology and employee demands are changing the nature of how we work forever. So what does that mean for you?

Your Work 7 min read
Four simple tips to save electricity in your home office

Working from home? With these small business tips to save electricity, you can avoid your home office stretching your power bills.

Your Work 5 min read
Striking a work-life balance as a small business owner

It can sometimes feel completely out of reach, but having work-life balance should be at the top of every small business owner's “to do” list. Here are a few realistic ways to help get the right balance working in your favour.

Your Work 6 min read
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