Cool White vs. Warm White

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Saw this on the weekend and couldn’t help but take a photo. That’s WARM white on the left and COOL white on the right. It’s a common mistake people make when saving power making their otherwise beautiful lights look a little naff! Different energy saving bulbs are often different colours. The difference between one manufacturers’ WARM white… Read more »

Your Green *Home*

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Congratulations to the Green Building Council South Africa on their My Green Home initiative! You can keep track of this excellent energy saving programme here http://mygreenhome.org.za/ Their site is loaded with tips on making Your Home Green, whether that’s saving electricity (our favourite!) or reducing the amount of waste you send to landfill or water that you… Read more »

Could Electricity price increases get even more shocking?

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If Eskom gets the 16% price rise it wants you’ll pay R20,000 more over the next 5 years. Why? “the power of compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe.” Albert Einstein  Consumers are reeling from Eskom’s request for a reconsideration of the 8% cap on annual average tariff increases going forward. The… Read more »