November 2018 Maximize compressed air efficiency November 2018 In this month's issue, we look at three actions you can take to determine if your compressed air systems are being used efficiently; a look at the benefits of the self-serve incentive program's pre-approval process, and how to recycle your light bulbs, tubes, fixtures and ballasts after an efficiency upgrade. How to maximize the efficiency of your compressed air system Remedying air leaks and switching off compressors are two common tactics for boosting your bottom line. Using the right size of air compressor for your production needs is equally important. SIP pre-approval helps you know your ROI before you buy Earning a SIP incentive hinges on project pre-approval – and for good reason. Learn more LightRecycle keeps old lights out of the landfill BC LightRecycle has collection sites across the province and accepts light bulbs, tubes, fixtures and ballasts free of charge. Find a site near you. Learn more In case you missed it 16 tips to cut electricity use during holiday down time Implementing these low or no-cost operational changes during holiday down time may be easier than you think, and the payback is immediate. Learn more Take advantage of short switch-off periods to cut electricity use Shorter switch-off periods of 20 minutes to a few hours can have a great effect on energy use and costs at industrial facilities. Learn more Which BC Hydro programs and energy efficiency initiatives are right for you? We can help you determine what's most practical and valuable for reducing waste and cutting costs at your facility. Business Helpdesk 604 522 4713 (Lower Mainland) or 1 866 522 4713 (the rest of B.C.) firstname.lastname@example.org Got a question? You can get a lot of answers at bchydro.com. Or you can use our Business Helpdesk, via email at email@example.com or by phone at 604 522 4713 (1 866 522 4713 outside the Lower Mainland). Path to access incentives updated Effective April 1, 2018, our Industrial Self-serve Incentive Program (SIP) no longer requires business customers to be involved in Strategic Energy Management to be eligible to qualify for product incentives. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Outages & Safety Accounts Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you've subscribed to Current.