Reference

Energy Efficiency

Sites

* Community Energy Action Online
A charitable trust that assists low income households in Christchurch to make their homes warmer, drier and more energy efficient. Site includes an excellent page weighing the pros and cons of various forms of heating and looking at the running costs of a range of appliances.
* Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (EECA)
Works to bring about voluntary changes of behaviour to implement Government strategies for energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy in both the private and public sectors.
* Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
from the US Department of Energy
* Energy Labelling Australia
Guides to choosing an energy efficient appliance.
* Energy Management Association of New Zealand
* Energy saving tips for your home
From Meridian energy.
* EnergyWise
Promotes energy savings in the home and on the road. Run by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority
* fuel$aver.govt.nz
How much do you spend on fuel? How much can you save? From the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
* Making your home energy efficient
From Environment Canterbury.
* Personal Footprint
How much land area does it take to support your lifestyle? Take this quiz to find out your Ecological Footprint, discover your biggest areas of resource consumption, and learn what you can do to tread more lightly on the earth.
* Powerswitch
Find and compare the best gas and electricity options for you. From Consumer.
* Right Car
Find out how your vehicle rates for fuel economy, safety, CO2 emissions and pollutants. From the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
* Right House
Takes a whole house approach to creating comfortable healthy and energy-efficiency homes.
* Saving energy around the home
from the Consumers Institute.
* Smarter homes
* Target Sustainability
Target Sustainability provides free support to help Christchurch businesses become sustainable through reducing waste and being energy and water efficient.