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Energy Using green energy and being efficient with energy use
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The household energy badge rewards your efforts to reduce the amount of energy you use day to day, and encourages you to use power from renewable sources.
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How to earn this badge

If you do five or more of the items listed below, you will earn an Energy Badge. To help achieve these actions, see tips about hot water systems, energy efficiency, air conditioning, green power and other Green Tips.

  1. All of our power is sourced from renewable energy
  2. We generate enough renewable energy to feed into the grid or to other users
  3. We invest in shares in a renewable energy company
  4. We have a solar hot water system
  5. We have solar power panels generating at least 3kWh
  6. We unplug most appliances at the wall overnight and when not in use over long periods
  7. All light fittings are low energy
  8. We switch off computer monitors when they are not in use
  9. Our house is designed to maximise the use of daylight and fresh air

How to add a badge to your profile

Sign in and go to your member profile page, then select 'Review my badges'. Follow the 'Read more' links to check the actions for each badge, and tick checkboxes for any badges you have earned. Once you've clicked the 'save' button, the selected badges will display on your profile.

Remember, Green Street Badges rely on each member's honest declaration of what they are doing to be sustainable, so check the actions for each badge carefully!