August 2016

Showdown: the fluorescent lamp and HID take on the LED BC Hydro Power smart
 
Current: Smart Energy Management for BC Industry
August 2016
We all know that improving efficiency is a great way to save on energy costs and increase productivity. But for large industrial facilities, zeroing in on the best opportunities to save energy can be challenging. Our plant-wide audit can help you figure out where to start, including identifying low cost ways to save, such as cleaning your lights, and determining if LEDs, fluorescents or HIDs are right for you.
Want to save energy but don't know where to start?

Want to save energy but don't know where to start?

For large industrial facilities, zeroing in on the best opportunities to save energy can be challenging. Our plant-wide audit will help you figure out where to start.

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It's easier to clean lamps and fixtures than it is to replace them

It's easier to clean lamps and fixtures than it is to replace them

If you work in an industrial facility full of dust and other emissions, our resident lighting expert Dr. Cristian Suvagau suggests adopting a cleaning routine. Learn more
Lighting comparison chart: T12, HID can't compete with the LED

Lighting comparison chart: T12, HID can't compete with the LED

In a head-to-head comparison, we found the annual energy cost of an LED to be less than half that of a T12 using magnetic ballasts: $11.53, compared to $32.94. Learn more

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Which BC Hydro programs and energy efficiency initiatives are right for you? We can help you determine what's most practical and valuable for reducing waste and cutting costs at your facility.

Business Helpdesk
604 522 4713 (Lower Mainland) or 1 866 522 4713 (the rest of B.C.)
industrial@bchydro.com
Strategic energy management
Three program streams are offered in strategic energy management: industrial energy manager, industrial cohort and operational energy analytics. Determining your eligibility for these initiatives is easy – it's based on annual electricity use.

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Reach the Business Helpdesk
Email us at industrial@bchydro.com or call 604 522 4713 (1 866 522 4713 outside the Lower Mainland).
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