Bill sharing tips for students in rental accommodation

By Majella Aneru | 14 March 2017

Are you a student in rented accommodation? Check out our tips on how to share the responsibility for paying the bills in your rental property.Read more

Bill sharing tips for students in rental accommodation

Flat sharing tips for students

By Majella Aneru | 24 February 2017

Are you a student considering flat sharing? We have tips and advice for you around moving into a rental property.Read more

Flat sharing tips for students

Energy saving tips for cooling your home without heating up your power bill

By Claire Glynn | 12 January 2017

Check out our air conditioner saving energy tips to help you cool your home this summer without heating up your energy bill.Read more

Energy saving tips for cooling your home without heating up your power bill

14 simple energy saving tips while you're at your bach or crib this summer

By Claire Glynn | 01 December 2016

Check out our tips on saving energy at your bach or crib this summer – and at home too.Read more

14 simple energy saving tips while you're at your bach or crib this summer

How to pack a house to move in a week!

By Claire Glynn | 17 November 2016

How to pack a house to move in a week and live to tell the tale.Read more

How to pack a house to move in a week!

Survival tips for moving house with kids

By Claire Glynn | 10 October 2016

Tips and advice to help you survive moving house with kids, including planning, packing and helping them (and you) cope.Read more

Survival tips for moving house with kids

How does solar power work?
Is it right for your home?

By Matthew Hickey | 16 September 2016

Solar panels provide renewable clean energy. They could be a good option for daytime energy users.Read more

How does solar power work? <br /> Is it right for your home?

Use your heat pump efficiently this winter

By Claire Glynn | 24 August 2016

Heat Pumps can be a very cost effective heating option. Choose the right model & use it correctly & you could save on your winter energy bill.Read more

Use your heat pump efficiently this winter

Top tips to keep cosy at home this winter

By Claire Glynn | 11 August 2016

Keep yourself warm at home this winter with soft furnishings using our tips.Read more

Top tips to keep cosy at home this winter

Why is my bill so high in winter?

By Claire Glynn | 05 August 2016

Energy bills increase during winter as households use more power for heating. Here are some tips for keeping those costs under control.Read more

Why is my bill so high in winter?

Understanding your power meter could help you manage your money

By Byron Weaver | 28 July 2016

Learning how to read your power meter is an effective way to be aware of your electricity usage.Read more

Understanding your power meter could help you manage your money

Energy saving during winter

By Stu MacRae | 20 July 2016

With winter here, it’s a good time to look for ways to make our homes more energy efficient. Here are some ideas on how to save energy.Read more

Energy saving during winter

Smart homes - the future looks bright in New Zealand

By Claire Glynn | 12 July 2016

Smart homes have an ecosystem of appliances and systems that communicate via WiFi or Bluetooth. This is also called the internet of things (IoT).Read more

Smart homes - the future looks bright in New Zealand

7 energy saving tips for seniors

By Claire Glynn | 28 June 2016

Are you retired and looking for ways to reduce your energy consumption? We can help you save power with our seven quick energy saving tips.Read more

7 energy saving tips for seniors

9 tips to keep kids safe around electricity

By Claire Glynn | 30 May 2016

We use electricity at home for almost everything we do every single day of our lives. Here are our top 10 tips to make your home energy-safe.Read more

9 tips to keep kids safe around electricity

What is LPG Bottled Gas? How does it work and is it right for me?

By Shane Le Beau | 16 May 2016

In New Zealand, we tend to rely on two types of gas for our household energy needs: natural gas and liquid petroleum gas (LPG).Read more

What is LPG Bottled Gas? How does it work and is it right for me?

16 downsizing must dos for seniors

By Claire Glynn | 21 April 2016

You’ve decided to downsize, now it’s time to move. Here’s a roundup of 16 things that could help save energy in your new home.Read more

16 downsizing must dos for seniors

4 tips to downsizing

By Claire Glynn | 06 April 2016

If you’re looking to downsize your home, then you need to make sure that with all the effort – it’s actually costing you less in energy.Read more

4 tips to downsizing

Future of energy

By Albert Brantley | 11 March 2016

The energy industry, like every industry, is facing an exciting, rapidly evolving environment across multiple fronts. Some changes we can see, others are not so clear, but all will put pressure on traditional energy sector thinking.Read more

Future of energy

Moving house check list

By Claire Glynn | 02 February 2016

Here are 16 things that you need to think about when you are making a move to save money and power.Read more

Moving house check list

Power bills - how to split them fairly

By Claire Glynn | 17 December 2015

The cost of living in Auckland and other New Zealand cities is rising. So, if you’re sharing a home, make sure you are only paying your fair share of the power bill.Read more

Power bills - how to split them fairly

Smelling gas? It could be a leak. What should you do?

By Claire Glynn | 01 December 2015

Using natural gas is a safe & economical option for cooking & heating your water, but would you know what to do if you smelled gas in your home?Read more

Smelling gas? It could be a leak. What should you do?