February 2021

Super Bowl bites, water tips
 
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February 2021

Winter weather has arrived and pandemic restrictions continue. This month, we look at how to use portable space heaters and hot water efficiently and safely – keep washing those hands and masks. We also have small appliance recipes for Super Bowl, matchmaker advice for Valentine's Day and date nights, and a heads-up that it's time to apply for community grant funding from BC Hydro. With Family Day weekend approaching, we have tips for mountain safety from a search and rescue volunteer.

Water use tips, starting with how hot is too hot

Water use tips, starting with how hot is too hot

It can be a challenge to set up your home's water system so that you keep water heating costs down while ensuring you get hot water safely and when you need it.

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Instant Pot wings and other Super Bowl delights

Instant Pot wings and other Super Bowl delights

Lean on your small appliances to save time and money. Recipes and ideas for game day. Learn more


Feeling cold? How to use portable heaters wisely

Feeling cold? How to use portable heaters wisely

Use portable space heaters only when and where you need them, and take care to use them safely. Learn more


Valentine's and dating ideas from a B.C. matchmaker

Valentine's and dating ideas from a B.C. matchmaker

Get creative and thoughtful for first dates and date nights during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more

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Many British Columbians living in mobile homes – including many elderly or low-income residents – are at an energy disadvantage compared to other home types. Learn more

Winter safety advice from a search and rescue volunteer

BC Hydro's Scott Merriman fills us in on the risks, and best practices, of outdoor recreation in the mountains. Learn more

It's time to apply for community funding

A look at a group that got funding in the past, and what you need to know to apply this year.

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Join Team Power Smart. Take the 10% Challenge.

It’s free to join. You can enter to win monthly contests and start a 10% Reduction Challenge that could earn you a $50 reward.

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