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Our home energy usage is typically about one fifth of our footprint and a good place to make savings. For the average household, turning the heating down by just 1°C could reduce your footprint by upto 300 kgCO₂ per year (and save you money). Switching to energy saving lightbulbs, improving your insulation and taking a shower rather than a bath will also all reduce your footprint. And don't forget to turn off gadgets and lights that aren't being used!

Quick Tip: If you would like to find out about alternative energy choices, why not visit the American Coalition Of Competitive Energy Suppliers website to see if renewables are available where you live.

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Electricity kWh
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LPG  

My Footprint

Cost per metric ton of CO₂ = $26.00
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