Category Archives: Energy Savings

“Alternative” Energy will Replace Fossil Fuels

Language is powerful. The words chosen can affect our perception of reality. Take, for example, the word “alternative”. This word has been successfully used by the fossil fuel and nuclear industries (and the pharmaceutical/physician world) to imprint the idea that we have to continue with the status quo, that those “alternative” ways of doing things are, well, not practical or suitable. Wait a minute. Until fossil fuels came along clean/green/renewable energy was the only kind available! Think of the Dutch windmills, bio-mass heating/cooking (mostly wood, Read More +

Tenant’s Energy Solutions

Cost Effective Energy Conservation Tips for Tenants Conserving the Energy You Use. Save Money, too! Heat Loss Heat Loss Through Air Loss Heat Loss Through Radiation Loss Power Reduction If your landlord wishes to improve your home and the environment, and increase the value of the accommodation, please recommend our page for apartment owners. If you are like most renters, you will probably not have a receptive ear from your landlord! Even knowing that your landlord could save money, have higher quality tenants, and increase Read More +

Apartment Owner’s Savings

Apartment Owners’ Energy Conservation Solutions Government grants can pay for up to 25% of the energy upgrades to your building! Generous incentives are also available from utility companies. Want to Save Money and go Green? Tap into the sun and increase the energy efficiency of your building Good economics Good for the  environment Retain your better tenants for much longer periods of time Why heat the outdoors? We offer solutions that reduce heat losses, including methods to encourage residents to close their windows and doors Read More +

Business Savings

Conserve Your Business’ Energy Use Depending upon the nature of your business and whether you have taken advantage of BC Hydro’s program to lower your energy costs, you can significantly improve your business’ bottom line, especially after paying off your initial energy investment. Doing so improves not only the economic bottom line, but often the social and environmental bottom lines, too. Government grants can pay for 25% of the energy upgrades to your building, and generous incentives are available from the utility companies! How can Read More +

LiveSmart BC Grants Deadline Almost Here

The LiveSmart BC residential Efficiency Incentive Program (EIP) is nearing completion. If you wish to participate in these limited time funds, please contact a certified energy advisor now to book your pre and or post assessment. You can find an advisor that services your area here. Last day to perform your post assessment is March 31, 2014. New participants, who have not yet had their pre assessment should book as quickly as possible. If you have any questions about the program, please email efficiencyincentives@gov.bc.ca or Read More +