July 2016

3 no-cost quick wins BC Hydro Power smart
 
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July 2016
This month we're sharing three quick wins that'll save you money instantly. Best of all, they cost you nothing, just a bit of time. Also, big picture thinking comes out of one of B.C.'s smallest school districts. And in Victoria one woman's curiosity cuts her employer's bill by $1,500 a year.
3 no-cost operational changes with an instant payback

3 no-cost operational changes with an instant payback

Lighting upgrades pay off, but aren't always in the budget. Simple changes in behaviour can be the quickest route to putting money back in your bank account.

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School district invests in efficiency; saves $4,000 a year

School district invests in efficiency; saves $4,000 a year

Though small, Arrow Lakes faces many of the same hurdles as a school district 50 times its size: aging infrastructure, and the need to make improvements on a restricted operating budget. Learn more
Joanne Topping isn't an energy manager

Joanne Topping isn't an energy manager

On paper, she's the emergency services support coordinator at Colwood Fire Rescue. But she managed to save her employer $1,500 a year in energy costs. Learn more

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Lighting comparison chart: T12s just can't compete with LEDs

The annual energy cost of an LED using a lighting control is $11.28, compared to $27.83 for a T12 using magnetic ballasts. Our new fluorescent vs. LED comparison chart tells that story, and more. Learn more

A few ways we're upgrading the grid, in words and pictures

It's been 33 years since we last built a dam in B.C., but that doesn't mean we're not investing in our electrical system and the province. Learn more
Success stories
Read how businesses across B.C. save annually through our various programs.

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MyHydro makes it easy
Our MyHydro tool allows businesses to measure their performance, eliminate any guesswork, and see tangible results from their energy-saving efforts.

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