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It's Offtober, the season of saving power and money

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31 days of ENERGY STAR® savings, deals and great prizes

It's the season to celebrate saving power and money.

All month long, we're celebrating Offtober, 31 days of energy savings. Here's what it's about:

  • Terrific deals on ENERGY STAR products ranging from lighting to appliances
  • Energy-saving tips and ideas
  • A chance for you to win great prizes, including a new Whirlpool ENERGY STAR washer and dryer.

There are new prizes and tips unlocked every day, and over 100 prizes to be won, including gift cards for London Drugs, ENERGY STAR lighting packages and more.

Visit powersmart.ca every day in October for new tips

Every day during Offtober, powersmart.ca will unlock new energy-saving ideas and activities to help you save power and money. No-bake recipes, do-it-yourself energy-saving home décor, heating tips; we've got it all.

Some things you can expect to see during Offtober:

  • Make your own draft stopper to block out cold drafts and save energy on heating.
  • No-cook and no-bake recipes, like taco salad, chocolate crunches, and turkey lettuce wraps (great for Thanksgiving leftovers).
  • Tips on using your thermostat, ceiling fans and appliances to help keep your heating and energy costs down.

Daily instant win prizes include lighting package, gift cards

Each day, you'll have a new chance to win daily prizes, including Canadian Tire GE ENERGY STAR lighting packages, $100 gift cards for The Home Depot and London Drugs, and Offtober hoodies.

Just visit powersmart.ca every day to see the new tip and enter the daily contest, and enter to win the grand prize: a Whirlpool ENERGY STAR washer and dryer.

You can play once per day, so the more you play, the more chances you have to win. Play every day to get 31 entries for the grand prize.

Enter today's contest

Deals on ENERGY STAR products from retailers across B.C.

It wouldn't be the season of savings without great deals. All month long, you can save money on things that save money on power, like lighting, appliances, and electronics.

For the first time, take advantage of Power Smart rebates on ENERGY STAR dryers, with a $100 rebate on select qualifying models purchased from October 1 to 31. ENERGY STAR dryers are 20 per cent more efficient than a standard clothes dryer, saving you money with every load.

If you're in the market for a new clothes washer or refrigerator, rebates start at $50 for qualifying models. ENERGY STAR clothes washers are 15 per cent more efficient than standard models. ENERGY STAR refrigerators are the most efficient models on the market, and are 20 per cent more efficient than standard fridges.

Power Smart rebates are available on the most efficient ENERGY STAR models, which saves you the most energy and money over the life of your appliance.

See all the appliance deals

Instant rebates on ENERGY STAR LEDs are back, along with a chance to save on ENERGY STAR lighting fixtures. ENERGY STAR fixtures offer the same great looks and style as standard fixtures, but use about 75 per cent less energy.

Hear how interior designer Jennifer Scott likes to incorporate ENERGY STAR fixtures into her designs.

Look for special deals all month long at retailers across the province, including:

  • Best Buy
  • Canadian Tire
  • Coast Wholesale Appliances
  • Costco
  • Future Shop
  • Home Depot
  • Home Hardware
  • London Drugs
  • LOWES
  • Overwaitea Food Group stores
  • Rona
  • Sears
  • Trail Appliances
  • Visions Electronics
  • Wal-Mart

See all the deals on ENERGY STAR products

Candlelight Dinner offers a special meal and a chance to save power

On October 22, join restaurants in participating communities across B.C. as they offer meals by candlelight to help demonstrate how simple actions (like dimming the lights) can save power.

Each restaurant will have a special offer for that night only, such as free dessert or appetizer.

See all the participating restaurants and make plans

Get started on your Offtober celebrations. Visit powersmart.ca to start saving energy and money