Mar 19, 2018
How a virtual assistant can help you

Voice-controlled helpers, usually found in smart speakers such as Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana, are helping us control our surroundings by merely lifting a finger (or just using our voice).

Mar 19, 2018
Easy lawn care

More homeowners are turning to smart sprinkler controllers to help monitor and control their water use. The smart-home technology can be programmed to ensure your lawn and garden get the right amount of water.

Mar 19, 2018
Videos: Spring 2018

In recognition of TED2018 taking place in Vancouver from April 10-14, we’ve chosen three videos from past TED events in other cities that we think could inspire consumers to change the way they use energy.

Mar 19, 2018
The low-kilowatt diet: Spring in a rice bowl

Start the season off right with this healthy rice bowl filled with lots of vegetables and a bit of spice.

Mar 19, 2018
Home safe

Security systems are becoming an integral part of today’s smart home, with the latest technology linking locks and video cameras with energy-saving apps. The experts at PC Mag have compiled a list of the best smart home security systems for 2018, many of which are available in Canada.

Mar 18, 2018

A term used to describe the modern trend of turning aspects of our lives into computerized data, and then using this information to monitor, track, analyze and use daily.

Mar 18, 2018
Take advantage of free energy coaching

If you have questions about energy efficiency upgrade options, products and technologies that are right for your home, or available rebates to make your projects more affordable, connect with a knowledgeable BC Home Energy Coach for free.

Mar 17, 2018
On task

Carrot Rewards is an app that lets you accumulate points with programs such as Aeroplan Miles, More Rewards Points and SCENE Points by taking quizzes and surpassing daily walking goals when connected to devices like the Apple Watch or a Fitbit.

Mar 16, 2018
As seen in the movies

Want to visit a movie set while also learning about the history of power generation in B.C.? Consider a trip to the Powerhouse at Stave Falls in Mission this spring.

Mar 7, 2018
Home shows near you

Spring is a great time to visit a home show to see the latest renovation and design ideas, as well as to learn about the latest technology to curb your energy usage.

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