May 2017 Salmon wrap and laundry savings May 2017 How do you decorate or camouflage a BC Hydro electrical box? In Chilliwack and Steveston, wrap them in art that has a strong link to local history or the natural environment. Also this month, we travel to southeast B.C. to see how a new project is rolling out 50-plus new electric vehicle charging stations across the region, we go north to towns like Buick as we spread the word about electrical safety, we look at the dangers balloons and kites pose to power lines, and we explore 10 ways you can tweak your laundry to save energy, money, and perhaps your favourite tee shirt. Oh, and appliance rebates are back. Go fish! Electrical boxes become works of art BC Hydro kiosks are everywhere in B.C., but in places like Steveston, Chilliwack and Salmon Arm, they're no typical steel boxes. Southeast B.C. goes electric Driving through the Kootenays in an electric car is about to get a whole lot easier. Learn more Don't let those balloons & kites get away A wayward balloon recently caused a power outage in Vancouver. And that's not unusual. Learn more Buick, bannock and some really weird carved stuff We toured northern B.C. to talk to kids about electrical safety. We saw (and tasted) strange and wonderful things. Learn more Also on BCHydro.com 10 ways to cut your laundry costs Laundry can be energy-intensive, costly and can even ruin your favourite clothes. Learn more Appliance rebates are back, May 1 to June 15 We offer rebates on the most efficient ENERGY STAR® clothes washers, dryers and refrigerators. Learn more It's easier online Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online. 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 $150 gift card from London Drugs. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Safety & Outages Accounts & Billing Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.