When you switch on a light, run hot water or cook in the kitchen, do you think about how clean your electricity is? The electricity you use seems the same to you but the emissions generated by creating it can vary a lot. Some energy companies use fossil fuels for their electricity a lot more than others.

About one third of ALL carbon emissions in Australia are generated in the production of electricity, so small changes here have a BIG impact on total emissions.

Explore the checklist to find out more.

Roadmap-To-Zero logo Energy Checklist
  • Conduct an energy audit to understand your energy use
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  • Turn off power points and appliances when not in use
  • Wash your laundry on cold and dry on the line rather than use the tumble dryer
  • Close blinds during the day when hot to limit the need to use aircon
  • Install awnings outside windows in direct sunlight to prevent heat entering rooms
  • Set thermostats to 20c max in winter (heating) and 25c min in summer (aircon)
  • Switch to energy-saving, LED lightbulbs
  • Join the NSW Energy Savings Scheme
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  • Choose an environmental electricity supplier
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  • Insulate roof cavities and underfloor
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  • Install solar panels and storage battery→
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