Fact or Fiction?

Myth: Cranking up the thermostat heats your room faster!

Myth: Fluorescent light is unhealthy!

Myth: It uses less energy to boil water if you start with hot water from the tap!

Myth: It is cheaper to run appliances at night than during the day!


It is time to get your flat bills down and your health levels up! Bust the myths about energy saving and learn from the experts at this exciting event! Send your questions to oercadmin@otago.ac.nz!


Panel members: Dr. Bob Lloyd (Energy Research, Dept of Physics), Tom Bishop (Sustainable Habitat Challenge) and Chris Freear (Ethical Power Consulting) will debunk your energy myths.


When: August 18th 1-2pm

Where: Centre for Innovation