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If you're going to be away for more than five minutes, switch the light off. With modern lighting design, there is a small surge of power when some lights are turned on, but this is much smaller than the energy used by running the light when you don't need it. Save Energy

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Lighting Tips

Households use a third of Australia's electricity and the average household spends up to $1500 on energy bills each year. By making improvements to your lighting, you are guaranteed to cut your energy bills. With about 11% of a home's energy bill going to lighting, using new lighting technologies can reduce lighting energy use in your home between 50% and 75%. Advanced lighting controls like motion sensors offer additional energy savings by automatically turning lights off when not in use.
Free lighting tips you can use today!
There a simple and FREE changes you can make when lighting your home to reduce greenhouse emissions and save you money now. So what are you waiting for?
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Further lighting tips
The following tips on how to use lighting efficiently in your home may incur a cost, but will further reduce your emissions and save you money!
 
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