Bright ideas

Switching to LEDs or other energy-efficient lighting can help you save in the long term. Lighting rebates are back, starting March 3 to April 13. Look for instant rebates at participating stores. For more details check powersmart.ca/deals.

Energy aware

Are you using less energy this year compared to last year? How do your consumption rates stack up against your neighbours? Are there months when your usage spikes or drops? Log on to bchydro.com to view your monthly usage graphs.

Tech testing

Tech Testing

New energy management technologies are rigorously tested before they make it to the mainstream. Whether you’re a tech geek who wants the latest gadget or a late adopter, you can help BC Hydro find out just how well these technologies work and how helpful they are. Sign up to be on the contact list to test new technology. Visit bchydro.com/trials. You might be asked to trial a wifi-enabled thermostat.