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9 February, 2021

Local Writer Becomes Best Selling Author

Was one of your new year’s resolutions to become more energy efficient in 2021? There are a number of good reasons for doing so and not just shaving hundreds of dollars off your electricity bill each year.

John Lynn
John Lynn

Becoming energy wise is a trend that is growing within communities worldwide. Moreton Bay’s Community Radio Station, 101.5 FM energy expert John Lynn was ahead of the curve more than 20 years ago when he designed and owner built his family home which uses 40% less energy than a similar home simply by its design. 

He has Mother Nature passively working day and night to keep temperatures inside his home around 23 degrees celsius on every day of the year. Not only is his family’s home more thermally comfortable but he says that what he has set in place between 2012 and 2028 will put his family more than $90,000 ahead of a similar household during that period. 

His family supplied their own electricity from 1996 until 2012 when they went interactive and began selling their excess energy back into the grid. He says even if you missed out on accessing the high feed in tariffs back in 2012 the game is not over. He says the game is never over but the best time to learn the benefits of home energy efficiency is as soon as you can. 

He says once you know a few simple truths you can reap the benefits of that understanding for the years and decades ahead. 

John published a book in June 2020 entitled “Home Energy Efficiency Secrets - The Inside Story” which is available on Amazon in either hard copy or as an ebook. The eight chapter book explains what he and his family did and why they did it demystifying the technical mumbo jumbo and culminating in highlighting the advantages of energy efficient home design for the investment and real estate sector.

John, a retired teacher with 40 years’ experience has an online course accessible from his site, for those who want to get serious. His book, which became an Amazon Best Seller in December 2020, is most likely available from your local library or you can tune in to 101.5 FM every Friday at 10:10 a.m. for his weekly tip.

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