Many people are opting for a Good Life self-sufficient lifestyle, while saving money on their bills at the same time. Renewable energy in the home can reduce utility bills with the bonus of tax benefits.
Rooftop solar panels are often the first thing that springs to mind associated with renewable energy. They typically are fitted onto your roof, although some are placed in the garden. A heating engineer can advise on the best place for your rooftop solar panel and work with you to calculate money you can save on your bills.
Heatpumps are another cost-effective way to reduce your carbon footprint as they are a renewable energy technology that converts energy in the ground or air into heat for heating and hot water.
Rainwater harvesting is also a fashionable way to re-use natural resources to self-supply water and has benefits including a 70% reduction in water usage in a typical home, savings on utility bills, it can be used for laundry and toilet flushing, car washing, ponds, paddling pools and pressuring cleaning.
If you want to save money on your household bills, speak to an expert tradesperson to advise on simple and stress-free set up of your new renewable lifestyle.