ESKOM electricity price increase

The next electicity price increase will happen on the 1st of July. Here are tips to save energy:

Turn
Turn down your geyser to 55 degree. This will save you 5% on your electricity bill
Flip
Rather take a shower. You will save up to 40% in water and use 5 times less electricity then heating bath water
Press & Pull
Switch off appliances at the wall and pull out chargers. Leaving them in standby mode could cost you up to 6% more electricity
Fit
Install an energy efficient showerhead. It's designed to use up to 40% less hot water and saves you R 480 or more on your electricity bill per year
Twist
Replace regular bulbs with LED bulbs ones that uses 12 times less electricity
Cover
Insulate your geyser with a geyser blanket. This prevents heat loss, reducing the cost of electricity
needed to keep water hot by R 500 or more a year
Lay
Insulate your ceiling. It affects heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer, saving you up to 16%
of electricity you need annually to heat or cool your home
Wrap
Insulate your hot water pipes. It prevent heat loss, reducing cost of electricity needed to keep
water hot.
Install
Invest in a solar water heater. It uses the sun to heat up your water, saving you 25% or more
on your electricity bill.
Match
Use a hot plate thats most similar to the size of your pot. An electric stove loses up to 40% of
its heat when the pot is too small, which means you waste electricity.
Set
Run your pool pump - 4 hours in winter and 6 hours in summer - it will reduce your electricity bill
by 5% or more.