Tips to keep your home cool AND energy efficient this Summer
Here in Perth we have a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and clear blue skies for 70% of the year. The extreme heat during our Summer months can have a negative effect on the comfort level of your home if it’s not managed correctly.
It is also the time of year when power bills can surge in an effort to keep our homes cool. Infact approximately 40% of overall household energy use is for heating & cooling making them the largest energy user in the average Australian home.
Approx Household Energy Use
Heating & Cooling 40%
Water Heating 21%
Appliances (including refrigeration & cooking) 33%
The best way to cope with the heat in Summer and keep your house cool, while saving on your electricity bills, is to be prepared for it! Continue reading Prepare your home for the Summer heat