After three months with Flick Electric Co. as our power provider, it’s time to share our experience so far. Read on for the Flick Electric review! Continue reading “Flick Electric Co. – Experience So Far”
What Is My Electricity Pricing Plan?
Previously I have written about the importance of knowing your electricity pricing plan in the context of being a Low User or Standard User residence.
Getting the plan right can save you money. Getting it wrong can cost you. It’s as simple as that.
Here’s how to find your pricing plan without going through your power retailer.
Dishwasher Energy Consumption – How much does each load cost?
After testing our fridge last week. Now I am interested in dishwasher energy consumption.
- How much power does a standard family dishwasher use?
- How much does each load cost?
- Should I be using the Eco mode? Well, it depends…
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Low User or Standard User? Getting it right is important
For residential power users, being on the right plan – Low User or Standard User – is just as important as selecting your power retailer.
If you’re on the wrong plan you could be paying too much (as much as 100% too much) for your power.
Read on to see how to get it right.
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Our $600 Power Bill
About four years ago, we purchased our family home in Napier to house our growing family.
Our home is a 1912 villa, renovated and extended from its original two bedrooms to a more spacious three bedrooms around 2005.
All in all, the house is modern, well insulated and should have been pretty energy efficient. However, our first power bill was out-of-this-world expensive.
Let’s find out why it was so expensive and how I solved the problem.