When we think solar power , we often think of the Photo Voltaic (PV) cells we see on the roofs of houses...as it happens … [Read More...]
Welcome to Saving Energy
Created in 2012 as an information site for energy saving, we are continuously expanding our content for you to give you the power to make informed choices about the best energy saving options for your home and business.
In July of 2013, we started our geyser timer installation service as a response to the large amount of requests for this service. Today , we offer this around all the major centres including Johannesburg , Pretoria, Centurion, Cape Town and Durban.
We have also recently launched our geyser blanket installation service as well and you can find all of our services and offers on the right hand side of this web page.
With a vast array of information on different options to save energy and money, you can take your time and browse the site.
You are welcome to join us on Facebook and on Twitter to stay in touch with the new posts that come out as well as our new feature to lighten the weekend - The Friday Funnies!
Feel free to contact us with any enquiries , or use our very competitively priced services to help cut your costs on electricity.
We have specialists in Solar Geysers, Insulation as well as geyser timer and geyser blanket specialists.
Welcome and enjoy.
MD, Saving Energy.
The Future of Solar Energy
The Solar Features on Saving Energy – Proudly brought to you by Systems Automation & Management.
Watt is a Kilowatt? For many of us not technically inclined , the mere mention of the Kilowatt hour or kWh, sends shivers down our spines..What is this thing?How does it work and why does it cost so much? Relax. Take a deep breath....Good. And another one...ok. The kilowatt hour is a … [Read More...]
At Saving Energy , we talk about ways that you can cut your energy usage, become more energy efficient and reduce your carbon footprint. In all of this , we need to ensure that we stay focused on WHY Saving Energy was created in the first place... You see , there is this 'thing' called Global … [Read More...]
The video shows the use of solar thermal energy for heating in Europe. Examples from Denmark and Spain show the use in different climates. Interviews with users and manufacturers give a good overview of this clean energy technology. With South Africa's enormous annual quantity of sunshine , this … [Read More...]
Want to know what little changes you can make to save water, energy and money in your home? Kate Humble demonstrates how easy water and energy saving measure... … [Read More...]
I was asked by ENews to do a short interview with them on a feature they were doing...Here it is...although the interview itself was about 5 minutes, the actual broadcast time was only about 15 seconds...Oh well, there's my 15 seconds... What is interesting about this feature is that while it is … [Read More...]
How Does it Work?
You’ve seen them in images and videos from around the world..but how do these massive wind turbines actually generate electricity? The principle is the same […]
For many of us looking to save energy , especially on hot water…This short video shows exactly how this system works. In South Africa, we […]
If you own a business that has refrigeration as an integral part of every day operations , like a supermarket , restaurant , coffee shop […]
One of the most common questions I was asked while I was the instore “specials” guy at Makro in Germiston was which TV is better…I […]
It’s efficient to use , but recently , ESKOM have cut the rebates on these systems…take a look…
Facts and Fiction – Separating truth and myth.
Geyser timers do Save Energy. There has been much ado about whether geyser timers actually work effectively to save your energy. Russell Brown , an independent energy consultant published this feature below on the Full Circle Mag site and has finally put the speculation to rest. This is an excerpt from the article and also addresses the geyser controller aspect. What is a geyser … [Read More...]
New Ideas and Technology
If you are into camping and technology - while it's fun , sometimes the two are mutually exclusive. If you phone battery runs flat - you are going to need a very long extenstion cable! But now , there's something new that let's you camp out and have electricity when you need it...It's called A Solar … [Read More...]
if you haven't seen this before , this is the Plumen light bulb. Energy efficient and yet stylish and sophisticated enough to have won major design awards. … [Read More...]
James Brew discusses how small changes to your house can make huge changes in our environment. An interesting , humorous and poignant look at energy efficiency intermingled with a serious and necessary reality check. While many people banter on about energy efficiency, James Brew's talk at TEDx … [Read More...]
Get rid of all the messy cables and overloaded extension cables with Mainline Power track available now in SA. … [Read More...]