Betty’s got no time for scallywags wasting her energy – those pesky little things! Keeping your home as energy efficient as possible means staying up-to-speed on all the latest tips on insulation, lighting, draft-proofing and more. For all things energy efficiency, we’ve got you covered.

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Top Ways to Save

newer home:
1Thermostats
Set the temperature back when you’re out or asleep.
2Curtains
Open curtains to let in daytime sunlight, and close them at night.
3Hot Water
Take shorter showers and wash clothes in cold water to save energy.
older home:
1Insulation
Add basement and attic insulation to keep the heat inside and save on heating costs.
2Draft Proof
Seal and save with weatherstripping, door sweeps, window insulation kits and more.
3Thermostats
Upgrade to programmable thermostats – set it and forget it!
renting:
1Setting Back Heat
Set the thermostat back just 5°C to save energy and money.
2Curtains
Open curtains to let in daytime sunlight, and close them at night.
3Hot Water
Take shorter showers and wash clothes in cold water to save energy.

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