Albertans embrace energy efficiency: rebate roundup

_DSC2357aThere’s a lot of buzz about energy efficiency in Alberta these days, and it’s no wonder. After all, energy efficiency is a win-win proposition:  you reduce your energy use and greenhouse gas emissions and save money on your energy bills at the same time.

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New energy rebates for businesses, non-profits and institutions

 

Is your business, non-profit or institution looking to save money on energy bills? Are you interested in upgrading to energy-efficient products? If so, now is the time to get started.

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Energy Efficiency Alberta’s new Business, Non-Profit and Institutional Energy Savings Program provides rebates to businesses, non-profits and institutions that switch to energy-efficient products. Continue reading

Show yourself the money with energy efficiency

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Whether you’re a farmer in rural Alberta, a business owner in Grande Prairie or a homeowner or renter in Calgary, you’re probably interested in reducing your energy use and saving money on your bills. After all, who doesn’t like to keep a little more cash in their pocket?

Energy efficiency is a great way to do just that. So where do we start? Continue reading

Tap into savings with new online tools

2Did you know that you can save as much as 10 per cent of your monthly power bill by plugging your TVs, stereos and gaming consoles into a smart power bar? That LED lights use 85 per cent less energy than traditional bulbs? Or that an outdoor motion sensor with an LED light can save you up to $100 a year?

Those are just a few of the things you’ll learn when you use the two new interactive online tools that have been developed by Energy Efficiency Alberta. Continue reading

Online rebates newest way to save on energy-efficient products

image003 (1) More and more Albertans are choosing energy-efficient products and appliances for their homes. A new online rebate is another way to make those choices more affordable.

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Instant in-store rebates for energy efficiency products

 

Environment Minister and Minister responsible for the Climate Change Office, Shannon Phillips at Dalhousie Canadian Tire – Calgary.

If you’ve been thinking of upgrading to energy efficient products around your home, now is the time to do it. A new government program will provide instant rebates on items like programmable thermostats, water saving devices, and smart power bars – and gives Albertans another way to save money and make their homes more comfortable.

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New efficiency rebates support home improvements

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An energy efficient home is a more comfortable and affordable home. A new Energy Efficiency Alberta program will support homeowners and Alberta contractors by providing rebates of up to $3,500 for installation of insulation, tankless hot water heaters and triple glaze, low-e, argon windows. Continue reading

Alberta Municipal Solar Program an overwhelming success

Municipalities across the province are investing in renewable energy, harnessing the power of the sun to produce safe, clean energy for their communities. The province is supporting these investments through the Alberta Municipal Solar Program.

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Working to make life better by investing in green energy

Climate change is a complex issue and it will take some time to see the full benefits of decisions being made and actions being taken today. That said, just 18 months after Alberta started to tackle the issue, we are seeing tangible results.

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Alberta is ready for energy efficiency

© Marc J Chalifoux 2016We sat down with David Dodge, Chair of the Energy Efficiency Alberta Board of Directors, to chat about energy efficiency, renewable energy, and some of the questions on Albertans’ minds. Here’s what he shared. Continue reading