More and more households in Bermuda are going green. But energy efficiency isn't just about doing your bit for the environment - it can also save you money.
Here are some tips on how you could start making your home more energy efficient straight away without spending much - or anything at all.
timers for electrical devices
dimmer switches for lighting
low-energy light bulbs
If you have a desktop computer, try to avoid using it if you can use a laptop instead. Laptops typically use a lot less power, so this could make a big energy saving if you're working from home, as has become the norm for many people in recent years.
A laptop can also give you the freedom to work wherever you want in your home, so there's no need to feel tempted to turn up the air con if you're in a particularly warm space.
A larger investment in energy efficiency might take the form of a home renovation, new energy-efficient appliances or installing solar panels.
We offer a range of loan options to help you to finance these larger purchases, with preferential interest rates on our green loans for eco-friendly purchases. Check out our article on making your home more energy efficient for some ideas on projects you could undertake.
Discover our top tips for reducing your utility bills and living a more energy-efficient life.
By making relatively small adjustments to your shopping habits, you can make a big impact on your long-term finances.
Help us to reduce unnecessary waste by going paper-free with our online and mobile banking services.