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.

  • Visit Enbridge Smart Savings to make energy efficiency improvements.
  • You may be income eligible for our Home Winterproofing Program.


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      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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      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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      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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      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 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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