Guide to Savings
Are you ready for longer days and warmer weather? Here’re some things you should do every spring to ensure you minimize your energy usage during the spring and summer months. These small investments in your home will help reduce your usage and possibly your electricity bill.
As Erin Mitchell sits in her car outside her kids’ school, she recounts her ride to Team Power Smart stardom, and also a leading role in BC Hydro’s recent Power smart campaign.
If you’ve followed the tips on the previous pages to get your home ready for summer and use smart energy habits every day, congratulations! Now’s the time to see how much these habits are affecting your energy use. Log into MyHydro to monitor your electricity usage, how it is changing and how it compares to similar homes nearby.
Keep your home comfortable, day and night
Log in to MyHydro regularly to monitor your usage. (Bookmark the login page on your browser.) Once logged in, you’ll be presented with a default measure of your electricity usage for the past seven days. Select ‘View detailed consumption.’ The resulting charts are customizable to the past week, 30 days...