Attic insulation and solar panels.
Fan, heater, air conditioner, TV and DVD players.
Microwave, oven, stove, toaster, kettle, grill, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Water heater, showerheads, radiator and heat pumps
Fan, heater, air conditioner, computer and
Fan, heater and air conditioner.
General tips on saving energy
Insulation and Draughts
Heating and Cooling
Radiant floor heating (aka underfloor heating) is a system which conducts heat through the surface of the floor, where infrared radiation waves rise from the floor and warm up all surrounding surfaces and objects at the same temperature.
It is energy-efficient as you can keep yourself warm and comfortable at a lower temperature during cold weather, which in turn enables you to lower your thermostat setting. Other benefits of radiant floor heating are:
There are two types of radiant floor heating systems:
Flooring materials that work best with radiant heating are those with thermal-conducting properties, such as stone, concrete and ceramic tile.
Tips for Renters / Renting