By using a few inexpensive energy efficiency measures you can reduce your energy bills by up to 50%. The more energy efficient your home is the less heat you will need to generate using wood or other fuel sources.
Cool Communities Guide - Home Energy
A Cool Communities Guide to making your home more energy efficient includes information on how to do an energy audit of your home, how your home uses up energy, and advice on the building shells - ceilings, walls, floors, windows - plus lighting, appliances, heating and cooling, hot water, fridges, freezers, and household habits room by room.
Home Energy Guide
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This Australian Government website provides a starting point for information about residential energy use.
It includes information on programs and financial support available from the Australian Government as well as state and territory governments.
Other information sources
Recycling fluoro lights in Australia
Tasmanian Climate Change Office