FortisBC provides natural gas to homes and businesses all across BC. This summer, they’re helping you out by providing some of the top ways you can improve your home’s energy efficiency and save money. Here are some of the top tips:
Go high efficiency
If you’re looking to upgrade your natural gas appliances, choose the most efficient models you can afford. You’ll be helping to shrink your environmental footprint, as well as cut down on your monthly energy bills. Bonus: there are rebates that can help!
Upgrade your water heater
Switching to a high-efficiency water heater can give you instant savings, such as this White Rock home that changed out an old water heater and dropped their energy consumption by over 70%. Thinking about making the switch? You could qualify for a rebate of up to $1,000 when you purchase a high-efficiency water heater.
Use the home energy calculator
Take savings into your own hands by using FortisBC’s home energy calculator. You can compare costs between different energy sources for heating your home, as well as get estimates on annual energy costs for both electric and natural gas home appliances.
Making your home more environmentally friendly and energy efficient is a lot easier than you think. Get started on these tips today and your home and wallet will thank you.
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