How to save

There are many simple ways you can spend less on energy. As a leader in energy efficiency, we’re committed to helping our customers reduce their energy consumption and save money.

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We can help you make smart choices to save on energy around your home.

Saving around your home

The age, condition and efficiency of your appliances play a big role in how much energy you use, so it’s important to keep them in good working order. You may also want to consider upgrading to the most energy-efficient models.

Enbridge Gas can help you save money while making energy efficiency improvements in your home. Find out how through Enbridge Smart Savings. You may also have the option to stay warm with our free Home Winterproofing Program. We help eligible low-income customer save money and enjoy a more comfortable, energy-efficient home.  

 

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Basement

    Washer and dryer: Use the warm or cold settings on your washer instead of hot for significant energy savings. Let clothes air-dry when possible. It will help your clothes last longer and will save you money.

    Water tank: Consider choosing a tankless natural gas water heater when you upgrade your water heater. It only heats water as needed.

    Furnace: Replace or clean your filter every three months to keep your furnace efficient. The less it has to work, the more money you save.

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Bathroom

    Showerhead: Installing energy-efficient showerheads and taking shorter showers can make a big difference. The average shower is eight minutes - try limiting yours to six minutes.

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Bedroom

    Window: Seal cracks and drafts with caulking or weather stripping to help reduce heat loss.

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Living room

    Fireplace: Keep the damper of wood-burning fireplaces closed to prevent cold air from coming into your house. Consider a natural gas fireplace which is clean and more efficient.

    Thermostat: Turn down the heat! Try setting your thermostat at 20°C (68°F) during the day and 17°C (62.6°F) at night.

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Kitchen

    Small appliances: Use small appliances like your toaster, which use less energy than your stove.

    Dishwasher: Only use the dishwasher for full loads and use the energy saving cycle.

    Oven: Turn off the oven a few minutes before cooking time is over; the heat will finish the job.

    Faucet: Fix leaky taps, especially hot water. One drop/second for a month equals sixteen hot baths.

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Exterior

    Exterior of house: Seal all cracks, holes, or gaps in the exterior of your house to prevent heat loss.

    Trees: Planting trees on the south and west sides of house can draw shade and help lower the temperature of your home.

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