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Energy-saving hobbit house in WA’s South West

Nigel Kirkwood, who fondly calls himself a modern-day hobbit, is living in his dream home in WA’s South West.This earth-sheltered house in Quindalup, around 20 kilometres from Busselton, is far from a typical home.There is almost 1,000 tonnes of dirt on top of the house, which helps it maintain a consistent temperature all year around.

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4 Ways to Save Energy You Haven’t Already Heard

And remember to seal air leaks and properly insulate your home, as this will help keep your home comfortable and will save you up to 20 percent on your heating and cooling bills, according to the Alliance to Save Energy. One more thing about those … #savingenergyATHOME

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Keep Your Cool This Summer With Energy Efficiency

A ceiling fan can help a room feel up to 10 degrees cooler and uses just 10 percent of the energy of a central air conditioner, so you save money when you don’t have to set your thermostat as low to keep your cool. Make sure your fan is set in the …