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Home Living : November 2nd 2010
HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, November 2, 2010 1 HOMELIVING ............................................ INSIDE KEEP COOL It doesn't cost a fortune ENERGY TIPS Simple ways to save INSULATE WISE Install powerful savings BLACK IS BACK Kitchens change looks Energy savings Janita Singh Energy savings Something as simple as opening your windows can save you hundreds of dollars when the thermostat goes up. As Energy Australia suggests, a four- person household can cut up to 10 per cent off their electricity bill and up to one tonne of CO2 from household emissions, by planning and using appliances efficiently. There are various ways to keep a home cool. Take advantage of natural breezes by leaving doors and windows on opposite sides of your home open to make the most of cross ventilation. Keep the sun and its heat off your house by using external blinds, trees, vines and pergolas over windows to keep the temperature down inside. Use a programmable thermostat with your airconditioner to adjust the setting at night or when no one is home. Plug home electronics, such as TVs and VCRs, into power strips, and turn the strips off when equipment is not in use. www.niceinteriors.com.au Main Showroom Narrabeen 1324 Pittwater Rd Home Hub Centre -- Castle Hill Cnr Hudson & Victoria Ave STOCK CLEARANCE 10%-20% OFF Quality lounges. Made to any size. Made in any fabric. 4 weeks Delivery. A personalised recliner. Small -- Medium -- or Large. To fit your body Instant back relief Phone: 9634 8855 Phone: 9913 2075 It's all about QUALITY & COMFORT! 1300 364 290 Vis i t our Showr oom 361 Pennant Hills Road Pennant Hills NSW 2120 CORNER OF GEORGE STREET OR www.pergolaland.com.au Call Us to arrange a booking with one of our experienced Design Consultants OPEN 7 DAYS: MON - FRI 8:30 - 4:30 SATURDAY 8:30 - 4:00 SUNDAY 10:30 - 4:00 PERGOLAS DECKS OPENING ROOFS CARPORTS The Trusted Outdoor Additions Specialist HIA MASTERBUILDERS ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA NEWSO U TH WALES LIBER TY PR OC ESS STAB ILITY FIRST INCORPORATED 1873 Master Builders Association Builders Licence: 93536C HIA Gold Member Decks Pergolas Stainless steel wire handrail Lattice Privacy Screens DIY pergola and deck kits Lic No: 170944C FREE LOCAL DELIVERY SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS OUTDOOR PINE FREE DESIGN & QUOTE 5 CHILVERS ROAD THORNLEIGH www.thomsonsoutdoorpine.com.au 2160314i hlf wk34 PHONE: 9980 7611 THOMSON'S
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