Everyday tips by topic
Up your knowledge, lower your bill. Adopt these power smart habits and see how small changes add up to savings.
Why do you power smart?
With clean electricity powered by water, we can all make smart energy choices.
Track your energy consumption
Knowledge is power. The best way to make your energy use more efficient is to understand it.
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Heat pumps & their benefits
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Top tips this week
Thaw food in the fridge
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If you reduce your microwave defrosting by just 15 minutes per day, you could save approximately $11 per year. So try thawing frozen food in the fridge when you can.
Use natural light instead of artificial light when you can
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When the sun's out, a single south-facing window can illuminate an area 20 to 100 times its size. And for each 60-watt bulb you turn off for four hours a day, you can save $9 over the course of a year.
Projects for home & work
Ready to take it to the next level? These power smart projects require more investment or effort than our everyday tips, but offer a bigger impact.
Business equipment & renovations
Save big at your business by upgrading to energy-efficient equipment. We’ve got incentives and and professionals to help.
B.C.’s electric vehicle charger rebate program is here, with incentives available for homes, apartments and workplaces.
We’re making renovations easier with the help of energy advisors and total rebates of up to $10,000.
Household products & appliances
Discover the deals available for energy-efficient household products and appliances.