DIY Home Energy & Water Audit Kits

Do-it-yourself home energy audit kits are now available for loan from the City's Library.

Each kit includes:

  • Step-by-step walk-through guide to auditing energy use and efficiency within the home;
  • Plug-in power meter for measuring energy consumption of individual appliances;
  • Infrared thermometer for assessing the thermal efficiency of the building envelope;
  • Compass to help pinpoint solar orientation and optimise passive heating and cooling; and
  • A copy of “Your Home Technical Manual”, setting out how to create an energy efficient home.

See our friendly library staff to organise a loan. If not already a library member, there’s never been a better time to join!

When you are ready to make changes to your home, check out the Switch Your Thinking! program's Rewards for Residents promotion.

The City's membership in this program entitles our residents to receive discounts on a range of quality products and services that help make home more sustainable.

Keen to check out the "Your Home Technical Manual" right now? This publication is available online at: