Energy “vigilant” citizens

09 Apr 2018News

People are increasingly testing smart control systems to curb energy use, while maximising the amount of renewables employed in the process When temperatures are low, the temptation to take long, scalding showers and turn electric heaters to the maximum is high. And not knowing how much energy we spend, when we unthinkingly do these activities, makes it difficult for us to decrease our…

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