Knox offers locals energy saving devices

Residents of Knox in Victoria have been offered a chance to reduce their energy consumption thanks to their local council.

Knox City Council has partnered with Low Energy Supplies and Services (LESS) to provide devices for households that reduce the use of electricity, and thus protect consumers from rising electricity prices.

These devices and their installation are all completely free.

The mayor of Knox, Karen Orpen, said that these strategies include providing florescent lights, water-saving shower heads, standby instruments for televisions and computers, and sealers for windows and doors to keep the heat out in summer or keep it in during winter.

She said: "This program makes it easy for residents to save money on their energy bills, while also helping our environment.

"With all products and installation for free, it's the perfect way to reduce costs in the home and create ongoing savings."

In addition to energy saving offers, the council is also providing a way for locals to dispose of their electrical goods appropriately. Televisions, computers and other devices can be taken to the Knox Transfer Station in Wantirna South where they can be removed free of charge.

Posted by Charlie Moore