October 2020

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October 2020

Smart starts with buying energy-efficient products, so this month we're going big with our partner retailers on deals from appliances to lighting and weather proofing. We've also doubled the rebates for select home renovations, including heat pumps, windows, and doors. Also, a reminder to enter our contest for a shot at weekly prizes and a state-of-the-art washer-dryer combo, courtesy of The Home Depot, plus tips and safety advice if you feel the need to add a patio heater.

Enter for weekly prizes plus a smart laundry combo

Enter for weekly prizes plus a smart laundry combo

Make smart energy choices and win. Enter each week through November 8 for your chance at weekly prizes ranging from smart watches to Instant Pots. Each weekly entry gives you another shot at the grand prize of an LG ThinQ® AI-enabled front load washer and electric dryer, courtesy of The Home Depot.

Learn more and enter

Gear up for savings with deals on energy-efficient products

Gear up for savings with deals on energy-efficient products

Appliances. Thermostats. LEDs and lighting controls. Weather proofing and water saving. Our partner retailers are on board. Explore deals


Tracking your electricity during the pandemic

Tracking your electricity during the pandemic

Most of us are at home more often. Use online tracking to help find ways to save this fall and winter. Learn more


Buildings We Love: a PNE Prize home in Pemberton

Buildings We Love: a PNE Prize home in Pemberton

How is a luxurious 3-bedroom home with a sauna and hot tub Net Zero Ready? We talk to the designers. Learn more

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Select renovation rebates double, for a limited time only

Save today on energy-efficient upgrades including heat pumps – for both space and hot water heating – along with windows and doors. Apply by December 31, 2020. Learn more

Considering a patio heater? Tips and safety advice

There's a rush on electric and propane heaters as British Columbians extend the patio season during the coronavirus pandemic. Go electric infrared, and stay safe. Learn more

The ins and outs of hang drying laundry

Did you know that clothes dryers typically use more electricity than any other appliance in your home? Tips on hang drying laundry when you can't do it outdoors.

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Join Team Power Smart, start a Challenge

It's free to join, and fall is a great time to start a 10% electricity Reduction Challenge. Hit that target over 12 months and you could earn a $50 reward.

Join the team

$50

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