Quiz: Do you know how to reduce emissions at home?

Q1. A net zero home should…
Q2. In Australia, 40 per cent of household energy goes towards heating and cooling. You can expend less energy on heating and cooling by…
Q3. Assuming both are functioning optimally, what’s more efficient – a reverse cycle air conditioner or a gas heater?
Q4. Every degree of heating in winter or cooling in summer increases your energy consumption by up to 10 per cent. The ideal setting for the thermostat is…
Q5. Most appliances are required to carry an energy rating label. The most efficient appliances receive…
Q6. True or false: Appliances should be switched off at the power point when you’re not using them.
Q7. The optimal time to use your washing machine is…
Q8. What consumes more power – washing clothes with cold water, or washing clothes with warm water?
Q9. LED bulbs last five to 10 times longer than halogen bulbs, and use approximately _____ less electricity.
Q10. Complete this proverb: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is…

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