Skip to main content

Opinions

LED monitor on a smart meter
The smart meter roll out in Victoria has been nothing if controversial. One of the often overlooked potential features of the scheme is the ability for consumers to be able to monitor what they are...
I've had this bookmarked for some time, maybe we even posted something about it before, but as we question how we live in cities (especially Melbourne with its sprawling suburbs of large houses...
How to help (featured in The Examiner 12/2) LIZ TILLEY How to help (featured in The Examiner 12/2) LIZ TILLEY A Victorian bushfire victim surveys the damage. Canberra...
I love the idea of these Louise Body wallprints. I can imagine  something like this adorning a movable board to decorate a gardenless home! Her designs are a bit pricey, but definitely...
We came across several great looking products for renters at the recent Go Green Expo, more to follow, but in the meantime one of the companies exhibiting offered to extend their show special prices...
We're lucky in Australia that waste reduction is mandatory in the sense that all of us have recycle bins in our homes. So we all have an entrenched mindfullness about recycling and such. But how...
I have covered this issue briefly before, but it's been playing on my mind of late after coming across a variety of articles showing that it's becoming a topic starting to spark some debate....
I love this installation by Madrid urban artist Spy...it particularly resonates with those of us who live/work in a concrete jungle and dislike sport.
LED bulb
One of the greatest wasters of energy in the home is lighting.  The old incandescent lightbulbs would put out more energy in heat than they did in light.  Several downlights are required to...
As a landlord I would never allow a tenant to paint or re-carpet a tenanted house or unit.  They had a choice to enter or not enter a lease.  They rarely repair a place to a high standard...