The Heat Is On

Eleven ways you can reduce your effect on the environment:

  • Change to an accredited green power option to eliminate household emissions from electricity.

  • Install a solar hot water system to reduce household emissions up to 30 percent.

  • Install solar panels to eliminate household emissions from electricity.

  • Use energy-efficient appliances to reduce household emissions up to 50 percent.

  • Use a triple A rated shower head to reduce household emissions up to 12 percent.

  • Use energy-efficiency light bulbs to reduce household emissions up to 10 percent

  • Check fuel efficiency of your next car to reduce emissions up to 70 percent

  • Walk, cycle or take public transportation to reduce transport-related emissions.

  • Calculate your "carbon footprint" to learn ways to eliminate emissions.

  • Suggest a workplace audit for energy emissions

  • Write to a politician about your concerns.

    (Courtesy of ABC News Internet Ventures)

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