October 2018 Switch and save with LED signs October 2018 In this issue, we look at the inflated cost of fluorescent and neon sign lighting compared to LED, urge you to rethink your personal space heater, and explain why some LEDs last longer than others. How much is inefficient sign lighting costing you? Illuminated signs catch the eye and can be good for business, unless it's costing you too much to power them. A switch to LEDs can lower those costs. Want to reduce your business' energy costs? Energy-efficient upgrades could be saving you over $3,000 a year on your energy bill. We can help get your business started on energy-efficient upgrades. Learn more How to use a space heater more efficiently Do you use a space heater at work or know someone who does? We've created a toolkit to help avoid the need for supplemental heat. Learn more Why some LEDs last longer than others LEDs are celebrated for their excellent energy efficiency and longevity. So it's fair to be frustrated when they fall short. Here's how that can happen. Learn more In case you missed it Efficiency gap grows between fluorescents and LEDs Our latest lighting comparison chart shows how an LED using a lighting control is now three times more efficient than a T12. Learn more 15 ways to save energy at work The more power you save, the more profitable your business can be. Learn more Just launched: EfficiencyBC.ca Funded by the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada, this program is intended to help building owners and operators reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Success stories by sector Find out what other companies have done to become more energy efficient, saving not just electricity, but money too. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Outages & Safety Accounts Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you subscribed to receive the Power of Business newsletter.