ABC Radio Perth: Tips on how to plug "energy leaks" and drive down power bills


In your home, is there a particular spot that's cooler than the rest, where that chilly breeze manages to creep in?

It's not only uncomfortable, it can really add up on your power bill.

Maybe you've already been hit with a big power bill from more time at home, or are you still bracing for it?

A study in Japan found household electricity consumption from nine in the morning to six in the evening rose by 94% after the COVID-19 state of emergency was declared in early April.

ABC Radio Perth's Jess Strutt, chats with APHA Western Australia Chapter Representative Don Fini for advice on simple and affordable ways to prevent draughts and leaks - and help save on your energy bills in the process.

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