December 2017

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December 2017

It's not always easy to manage your electricity use. That's why we want to hear from you – in a short video – about why you need help. Send us a video for a chance to work with an energy coach in early 2018 and – as a thanks for sharing your journey – a shot at winning an ENERGY STAR® appliance package. Also this month, we remind you that when a power line is down, you need to know the basics of Down, Danger, Dial... we explore why some LEDs don't last as long as promised, and how MyHydro tools help us learn how to limit heating costs. Lastly, we're asking you to vote on which board game is best.

How do your winter bills compare to other homes?

Numbers to live by: 10 metres and 911

You need to be 10 metres from a downed power line, about the length of a bus, to be safe. And if you're closer, shuffle away, don't walk or run. Down. Danger. Dial 911.

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What's stopping you from saving electricity?

What's stopping you from saving electricity?

Send us a video telling us your story. You could be chosen to share your journey as we provide coaching & products to help you save. Learn more


Why do some LEDs not last as promised?

Why do some LEDs not last as promised?

Sub-par LED experiences stem from bad choices, bad applications, and bad luck. Learn more


16 board games: Which will be voted No. 1

16 board games: Which will be voted No. 1

They use no power and we love them. But which board game rules your world? Learn more

Recently on BCHydro.com

You can learn a lot from that MyHydro temperature graph

Part 2 of our series about how to use online energy tracking looks at the value of tracking outside temperature. Learn more

Buildings We Love: Small homes in New Westminster

A pair of homes in New Westminster are built so efficiently that roof-top solar panels provide enough power for most of the year. Learn more

It's easier online

Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online.

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Join Team Power Smart

Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. Enter this month to win a board game prize pack.

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