May 2019

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May 2019

This month, we're here to help you get ready for warmer weather. If you're planning a camping trip, check out our top safety tips before you go. For those sticking closer to home, we've still got spring deals to help you save – along with some reminders about the benefits of hang drying your laundry. And we share some enthusiastic reviews from three customers who've been trying a new smartphone app to monitor your electricity usage – find out how you can get the app for free.

"It's almost like a video game, with all the information right in front of you"

"It's almost like a video game, with all the information right in front of you"

Three early adopters of a smartphone app that lets you monitor your electricity usage in real-time share why it's working for them, and why they think you should sign up. The best part? For a limited time, we're offering the chance to get the app for free.

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Tips to keep you safe in your tent or trailer this camping season

Tips to keep you safe in your tent or trailer this camping season

Whether your style leans more towards the rustic beachside or you're more into 'glamping', hitting B.C.'s great outdoors can be hazardous. But these tips can help. Learn more


Let's hang out: an ode to the benefits of hang drying

Let's hang out: an ode to the benefits of hang drying

If you haven't made the switch to hanging most of your laundry to dry just yet, this list of the benefits might just convince you. Learn more


Would your child know how to avoid an electrical hazard?

Would your child know how to avoid an electrical hazard?

Electrical Safety Day is May 16, and we're hitting the classroom to teach kids how to stay safe. Tell your child's teacher not to miss out. Learn more


Reminder: there's still time to save with spring deals

Reminder: there's still time to save with spring deals

If you're in the market for new appliances, lighting control, or fixtures – there's still time to save with deals on select ENERGY STAR® models. Learn more

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Not as energy-efficient as you might think: luxury condos are guzzling electricity

Despite being marketed with the latest and greatest energy-efficient features, thanks to luxury amenities, a new BC Hydro report shows that modern high-end condos are using more electricity than older buildings. Learn more

Still need plans for the May long weekend? Consider a B.C. day trip

From last year, this list of great B.C. one-day adventures is a good place to start, whether you're on Vancouver Island or in the Interior. Learn more

It's easier online

Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online.

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Join Team Power Smart

Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. This month, enter to win $150 to Canadian Tire to help you get ready to enjoy the benefits of hanging clothes to dry.

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