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5 ways to lead the way in energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is about more than saving money – it’s about the people and supporting organizations to reach their energy goals now and into the future.
October 30, 2019

Scoring with rebates: How the City of Surrey and FortisBC worked together to save energy and money

Find out how several City of Surrey facilities now need less energy to provide the same level of service to the community.
August 16, 2019

6 ways to help ensure your newly built home is comfortable and energy-efficient

No doubt you’ve lived, at some point, in a home with flimsy windows, no soundproofing or inadequate heating. No one likes to have to wear a coat inside or hear private conversations from the neighbours. When it comes to buying a newly built home, your comfort options have improved, and I’m not talking only about stainless or quartz.
April 12, 2019

6 easy hacks to save money when the heat spikes

Heat waves can spike electricity use, and lead to higher than expected bills. Here are some easy ways to avoid it.
July 20, 2018

Summer DIY renovation in the works? Make energy efficiency part of your plans

Planning a reno-cation this summer? Remember to make your renovations energy efficient too.
June 6, 2018

Early results are in: Home of Tomorrow is the efficiency winner

A real-time study provides builders with facts to support higher efficiency.
May 3, 2018

Empower Me empowers new immigrants preparing for their first Canadian winter

See how this innovative program builds community connections and provides important energy tips to new immigrants.
February 6, 2018

Early snowfall provided this savvy homeowner with a heat-loss surprise

​An early snowfall in Kamloops provided ideal conditions to put a house to a heat loss test and what we found surprised even us.
December 12, 2017

5 ways to lead the way in energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is about more than saving money – it’s about the people and supporting organizations to reach their energy goals now and into the future.
October 30, 2019

Scoring with rebates: How the City of Surrey and FortisBC worked together to save energy and money

Find out how several City of Surrey facilities now need less energy to provide the same level of service to the community.
August 16, 2019

6 ways to help ensure your newly built home is comfortable and energy-efficient

No doubt you’ve lived, at some point, in a home with flimsy windows, no soundproofing or inadequate heating. No one likes to have to wear a coat inside or hear private conversations from the neighbours. When it comes to buying a newly built home, your comfort options have improved, and I’m not talking only about stainless or quartz.
April 12, 2019

6 easy hacks to save money when the heat spikes

Heat waves can spike electricity use, and lead to higher than expected bills. Here are some easy ways to avoid it.
July 20, 2018

Summer DIY renovation in the works? Make energy efficiency part of your plans

Planning a reno-cation this summer? Remember to make your renovations energy efficient too.
June 6, 2018

Early results are in: Home of Tomorrow is the efficiency winner

A real-time study provides builders with facts to support higher efficiency.
May 3, 2018

Empower Me empowers new immigrants preparing for their first Canadian winter

See how this innovative program builds community connections and provides important energy tips to new immigrants.
February 6, 2018

Early snowfall provided this savvy homeowner with a heat-loss surprise

​An early snowfall in Kamloops provided ideal conditions to put a house to a heat loss test and what we found surprised even us.
December 12, 2017