February 2021 Super Bowl bites, water tips 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 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. 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 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 Get creative and thoughtful for first dates and date nights during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more Recently on BCHydro.com BC Hydro survey: mobile home energy costs add up 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. 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. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Outages & Safety Accounts Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you subscribed to receive the Connected newsletter.