November 2019

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November 2019

There's still time to enter to win this week's prize and our grand prize in our fall EV contest. This month, we take a look at the difference between smart thermostats and programmable thermostats, and which one might be right for you. Plus, we share our best baseboard heating tips and our popular gift guide is back.

Are you smarter than a smart thermostat?

Are you smarter than a smart thermostat?

When it comes to using your electric heat efficiently, choosing the right thermostat to help you can make all the difference. We take a look at smart thermostats, programmable thermostats, and which one might be right for you.

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Installing an EV charger in your apartment or condo: our tips

Installing an EV charger in your apartment or condo: our tips

It can be a little more complicated to work with your strata or building to get charging installed. Check out our top tips – and how to get pre-approval for rebates. Learn more


This year's gift guide is here: go green with tech and toys

This year's gift guide is here: go green with tech and toys

From small appliances to stylish LED lamps and compostable phone cases, some gift ideas that are easy on the eyes, the wallet, and the earth. Learn more


Our best baseboard heating tips are back, with a few updates

Our best baseboard heating tips are back, with a few updates

We've dusted off our favourite tips to use baseboard heating efficiently this winter. One tip? Keep them dust-free. Learn more


You could star in our next campaign with Dave

You could star in our next campaign with Dave

We're looking for British Columbians to take part in an upcoming campaign, focused on ways to be smart with power around your home. Learn more

Recently on BCHydro.com

Sparks fly: new survey reveals tension at EV charging stations, but these tips can help keep things calm so you can carry on

A new survey shows that a lack of EV charging etiquette is causing tension – and even some arguments – at public charging stations. Our top tips for being the best EV driver out there can help. Learn more

Still time to save up to $700 on EV chargers

If you've been considering installing a Level 2 charger at home, now's the time. We're topping up the provincial government incentive for eligible chargers. Learn more

Fall weather can be unpredictable

But your energy usage doesn't have to be. Log in to MyHydro to track your usage, find patterns, and ways to save.

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Join Team Power Smart

This month, you can enter to win a $150 gift card for Best Buy when you join Team Power Smart and enter the members-only contest. Plus, start a challenge for a shot at a $50 reward.

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