January 2016

Ready to save? Say yes to an in-person cold call BC Hydro Power smart
 
Power of Business: PowerSmart news & tips for business customers
January 2016
Saying yes to an in-person cold call isn't always easy, but it could be the best decision you make this year. Also this month, bi-level lighting has huge savings potential for businesses across B.C. Just how huge? The numbers may surprise you. And our newsletters are shifting to quarterly distribution, which means going forward you'll hear from us every few months instead of monthly.
In-person cold calls: unexpected, but effective

In-person cold calls: unexpected, but effective

An unsolicited, in-person cold call from an energy advisor may seem like an inconvenience, but if you give them one hour, chances are they could save you thousands on your electricity bill.

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Bi-level lighting ideal in stairwells with low to no foot traffic

Bi-level lighting ideal in stairwells with low to no foot traffic

Despite long periods of low to no occupancy, it's common for the lights in stairwells to be on around the clock. But they don't have to be. Learn more
Changes to our newsletter

Changes to our newsletter

Going forward, you can expect to receive this newsletter on a quarterly basis. We'll still include technology updates, expert interviews and information about incentives, we'll just be sharing the information every couple of months. To look back at recent announcements, including new incentives for LEDs, check out our archives. Read the archive

In case you missed it

70 new LEDs eligible for incentives

With LED technologies rapidly advancing and gaining wider market acceptance, we've added 70 new configurations to our list of retrofit technologies eligible for incentives. Learn more

The end of the incandescent light bulb

January 1, 2016 marks one year since 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs can no longer be manufactured or imported into B.C. Learn more
Prepare for an outage
Any amount of time without electricity can affect your business. Here are some tips on how to prepare for outages, minimize disruptions and protect your equipment.

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Track your usage
Log in and track how much electricity your business is using.

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