These articles examine energy efficiency in Australian households. This includes the use of renewable and green energy sources, the size and building characteristics of Australian homes and the selection and use of household appliances and white goods.
Use of Renewable Energy in Australian Homes
Includes: Fuels Used in Electricity Generation,Household Electricity Use, Use of Solar Hot Water, Willingness to pay for GreenPower
Solar energy was used by 7% of Australian households for heating water in 2008, nearly double the use in 2005 when 4% had solar hot water.
Use of Appliances and White Goods in Australian Homes
Includes: Use of Heaters and Coolers, Use of Washers, Factors Considered When Buying White Goods, Use of Energy Saving Lights
In 2005, heaters and coolers accounted for more that two-fifths (41%) of household energy use.
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