As utility bills continue to rise, it’s more important than ever to know your rights about disconnection.
7 Feb 2014 |
If you've ever had trouble coming up with the funds to pay your utility bills, there are some important rights you should know about.
We've tested 11 LED light bulbs (lamps) and three compact fluorescents, including models from Philips, Sylvania, Verbatim and Crompton.
28 Nov 2013 |
Find out which of the 14 LED and CFL models scored highest for light output and endurance.
Find out how you can get a better deal and keep more money in your pocket rather than it going to your energy retailer's bottom line
20 May 2013 |
Are you paying too much for your energy? If you haven't reviewed your energy plan recently, chances are you're paying too much.
Energy retailers are resorting to hard-sell tactics to increase market share.
23 Apr 2013 |
Energy retailers are trotting out special deals to try to lock in your business.
Who should you trust when it comes to buying carbon offsets?
25 Jul 2012 |
Can consumers trust that validated carbon offsets are genuine, or is it still the Wild West out there?
This device fails to deliver on its claims of slashing up to 10% from your electricity bill.
22 Sep 2011 |
We run tests on another power saver that claims it will save you up to 10% on your electricity bill.
Whether its climate change or expense, standby energy affects you.
1 Sep 2011 |
Standby energy costs eat into your bank account in small bites and the total cost across the country can amount to tonnes of CO² and other greenhouse gases being emitted.
All homes will be given star ratings in 2012, but is building energy efficiency being measured accurately?
27 Jul 2011 |
Without adequate controls in place, energy efficiency ratings may prove to be nothing more than words on paper.
Aussie households bin close to three million tonnes of food each year.
28 Jun 2011 |
CHOICE explains how you can do your bit to reduce household food waste, save money and help the environment in the process.
Is this the next big thing in energy-efficient home lighting?
17 Jun 2011 |
The Philips LEDbulb is one of the first LED lamps designed for standard household light fittings.