Be Power Smart

By installing Power Smart technologies, you can use less energy and save money.

Buy ENERGY STAR® certified appliances as they are 10 to 50 per cent more efficient than conventional models. Plug electronics, especially entertainment and computer systems, into power bars that can be switched off. Your car's block heater only needs to be on for a maximum of 3 hours so use an automatic car timer. Here are some of our energy saving solutions that will help you save money:

Low-cost, no-cost, and do-it-yourself solutions

Small changes can make a big difference. Read some of our no-cost, low-cost tips to prevent air leakage in your home. Our how-to booklets and videos will guide you through do-it-yourself home energy efficiency improvements.



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How to install showerheads and aerators

Find out how to install the low-flow showerheads and aerators you can get in our free Water & Energy Saver Kit.

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Caulk and Seal Windows

Caulk and seal your windows to save energy and money. Learn which tools you'll need and how to get started.

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Insulate Basement Walls

Learn how to install a wood frame, set up a moisture barrier, and finish with drywall.

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Install Door Weather Stripping

Learn how to weather strip your door properly to protect it against the elements and save money on your energy bill.

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