Your efficient electric home
One of the ways you can help make Adelaide carbon neutral is to improve the energy efficiency of your home, which can directly benefit your lifestyle, with a more comfortable, healthier environment, and tackle rising bills.
Going electric is one of the most meaningful things a household can do to contribute to zero-carbon future, powered by renewable electricity, and have a healthy home. Having a plan means you can replace appliances as they fail, over the next 10 years. See how to go electric.
Free Energy Advisory Service
South Australia has a free energy advice phone line and website providing detailed help with home energy matters. If you are looking at ways to reduce your energy bills and also reduce carbon emissions at home. Learn how to save energy.
Get a Residential Efficiency Scorecard
The Residential Efficiency Scorecard rates your home's energy use and comfort, and provides tailored recommendations for improvements. You will need to book a local accredited assessor to do one. In City of Adelaide, money back is available for assessments. Understand the scorecard
Rebates for City of Adelaide Residents
In the City of Adelaide, there are a wide variety of rebates available which provide 'money back' to help you to replace gas appliances with electric, get a scorecard assessment, or install other sustainable technologies at your home or apartment. See the rebates.
Borrow an Energy Toolkit
The Home Energy Toolkit is available from all metropolitan libraries and most regional libraries in South Australia. It contains an infrared thermometer, appliance meter, guidebook and other tools to help you identify ways to save energy at home. In Adelaide, head to the City Libraries to borrow one. Learn about the toolkit.
Sustainable Home Videos
This video series covers winter comfort, electric vehicles, your all-electric home, and more. Watch the hour-long sessions for a deep dive into how to plan and budget for changes to your home, whatever type or situation. Watch the videos.