How to save on power when working from home
Eight simple ways to keep power costs down when working from home.
Many Victorians who spent 2020 working from home are likely looking for ways to save power as we head into another year of flexible working.
As the term “hot desk” takes on a new meaning in the home office, it will be all too tempting to maintain a comfortable temperature during the day, and that means big power bills, on top of the extra cost of keeping the lights on and the computer whirring from nine to five.
Household power bills were already up 10 to 30 per cent as people hunkered down at home all day during winter in 2020, while air-conditioning accounted for up to 40 per cent of home electricity costs over summer.
So, is it possible to be comfortable and keep power costs down when you’re working from home all day? Here are eight simple ways to save power.