June 2019

Air conditioning alternatives: our best tips
 
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June 2019

Summer is right around the corner and many of you might be thinking that this is the year to get an air conditioning unit. But before you hit the stores, check out our tips on air conditioning alternatives – you can keep your home cool and comfortable and still save. We've also got a look at how smart home technology can keep your home secure during summer vacation. And finally – a look at how gas prices and electric vehicle costs stack up.

Don't spring for the air con just yet – some tips to try

Don't spring for the air con just yet – some tips to try

Last year our report showed that running air conditioning during the summer months could cost you at least $300. Luckily, we've got no-cost and low-cost ways for you to keep your cool instead.

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Smart home tech offers security for when your home is alone

Smart home tech offers security for when your home is alone

When you're away for summer vacation, don't rely on Kevin McAllister-inspired tricks to keep your home secure. Smart home technology can help. Learn more


What could your commute be costing you?

What could your commute be costing you?

It's no secret that gas prices are on the rise. That means potential savings on your commute if you switch to an electric vehicle are at an all-time high. Learn more


Are you interested in trying out an EV? Do you already have one?

Are you interested in trying out an EV? Do you already have one?

We're looking at ways to spread info about electric vehicles in B.C., and we might need your help in an upcoming campaign. Learn more

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