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Energy Efficient house home quiz

Free Home Efficiency Quiz

Energy Efficient house home

Test how well your house energy efficiency is going in practice.
How much in home efficiency savings are you missing out on?
Feedback given instantly after completing quiz and pressing Get Result button.
What can you implement for free?
What new projects would achieve a good return on investment, save some money and help the environment?

All options selected have a custom responses in the results panel.
Achieve 80% or better and print out a Custom Certificate.

Q1. What can replace an incandescent light bulb and save 80% on electricity?

smaller wattage light
halogen light
LED light
compact fluorescent light

Q2. What can replace a halogen light bulb and save 88% on electricity?

smaller wattage light
incandescent light
LED light
compact fluorescent light

Q3. What can replace a fluorescent tube light and save 33% on electricity?

smaller wattage light
add power factor correction capacitor
use an electronic ballast
use an electronic ballast and lower wattage light

Q4. What is the minimum cost in hardware to measure a house power consumption in real time (single phase)?


Q5. What can save over 50 percent of your hot water consumption and related costs with minimal outlays?

Install water saving shower rose
Install Tap Aerators
Fix leaking taps
All of the above

Q6. What class of computer uses over 50% less energy compared to a desktop?

Thin Client
All of the above

Q7. How can I stop standby loads of computer peripherals automatically?

Power off computer equipment at wall
Power off devices individually
USB controlled power board
Master controlled power board

Q8. How can you save approximately 30% on your heating and cooling costs using passive techniques?

Install insulation
Install roof ventilation and eave vents
Use tinted glass or laminated glass or double glazing
Alter window shading with plants or external or internal treatments
Close doors ,windows and stop drafts in heated or cooled rooms.
A combination of the above

Q9. What technology exists to dramatically reduce your communication costs?
(4 letters V)

Q10. What green vehicle costs $4 to travel 200 km?
(8 letters E)


Once 80% percent is achieved (8/10) or better, enter your name and press the Get Certificate button. Print the certificate at the bottom of the web page.

When you have mastered the relevant quiz's it time to realise your potential efficiency and find out how much you can save in power, money and help the environment. Run some calculations and research your options. What changes will make the most benefits?

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Home Efficiency Quiz

Certificate of Achievement

This Certificate is Presented to

For knowledge in Home Energy Efficiency Practices

The understanding on how to reduce home power consumption by 25% to 88%

Awareness on how to measure the energy and financial savings

reduce power save money and help the environment