6 Helpful Apps to Boost Sustainability
Has your phone become a part of your daily life in so many ways? It’s clear that your phone is now not only a method of communicating with the world. Smartphones can help with various life tasks such as productivity and getting organised. So it’s no surprise it can also help you save our world and planet! That’s right, your phone can assist with your green living goals. Let’s explore some apps that boost sustainability.
The Light Bulb Saver for Sustainability
10 per cent of most households’ electricity bills comes from lighting. So energy-efficient light bulbs can help you save money!
Selecting the right lighting for each room is easy with this Australian app’s help. You can save hundreds every year with energy-efficient lights.
Are you replacing a halogen or old incandescent bulb? Select the level of brightness and then the app displays your LED and CFL options. Explore what new bulbs will cost, how long they will last, and predict savings on your bills.
The Energy Rating Calculator
Do you need a new appliance? It’s important to think about its running costs as well. This app can help you save hundreds on your bills. Selecting energy-efficient appliances is very important for sustainability. Research both your yearly running costs together with the price of the appliance. Compare different products, brands and appliances with this app.
Discover how to upcycle and turn your waste into things. Reduce council costs and what goes to landfill. Become a zero hero today, with this app by PlanetArk. Experience the most complete Australian recycling database. Arrange a recycling pickup. Discover the correct way to recycle or discard most items. What are the bin collection days in various councils? Organise reminders via the app. Did you witness illegal rubbish dumping? Report it to the relevant council with ease using this app.
This app is a Carbon Footprint Calculator. Our daily choices matter. Fight climate change and global warming. What’s your daily carbon footprint? Calculate your electricity and transportation usage, meals and pastimes. Discover how you can reduce your carbon footprint.
Consider your driving, flying, eating, shopping, and of course, home energy efficiency. Determine which climate actions reduce the most pollution and save money. Support excellent carbon offset projects.
Do you have trouble concentrating and being productive? This app forces you to remain focused on your life goals. You plant a tree, it grows as you focus on your tasks and work. If you leave the app before the tree has finished growing, the tree will wither and die. Collect coins as you grow your own forest and thus, plant real trees in the real world. Turn productivity into an amazing forest.
Thermotek Windows and Doors for Sustainability
Thermotek manufactures superior, uPVC, double glazed window and door systems. We are developing our own app that is coming soon. When visiting our showroom, you can experience our app. Explore more about our technology for your energy-efficient home. Stay tuned for more information!
At Thermotek, we are proud to have a 4.9/5 star rating on Google. This demonstrates how much builders, architects and homeowners love working with us. Get in touch with us today with any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you towards an energy-efficient future.
Have you tried any of these apps and want to provide a review or feedback? Get in touch. And if you know of any other apps we should add to this list, please drop us a line. We will keep updating this page as necessary.