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Energy Branch / Energy Solutions Centre
Easy$ Tip Sheets
View any of the following Easy$ Tip Sheets to find out the latest energy advice that will save you money.
- Lighting for the Holiday Season
This page describes lighting options to help you choose the best holiday lights to decorate your house.
- Indoor Lighting for Comfort and Savings
Information that will help you select the most effective and energy efficient lighting for your home.
- Simple Energy Efficiency Tips
Actions you can take to reduce the energy costs of your home - from insulation to furnaces to appliances and your yard.
- Building an energy efficient home
Things to consider when building a new energy efficient home.
- Residential Hydronic Heating
Find out the advantages, disadvantages, design considerations and equipment required for hydronic heating systems.
- Portable Electric Space heaters
Information about how to select and operate various types of space heaters.
- Thermostats for efficiency and comfort
Information about different types of thermostats and advice on selecting and operating a thermostat in a way that meets your needs.
- Insulating for energy efficiency
Recommendations that will help you save money on your energy costs over the long term and make your home more comfortable.
- Good ventilation is important
Good ventilation is important because it helps protect your health and your home. It is as critical to your comfort and safety as a reliable heating system or a smoke alarm.
- Draft proofing your home
Find out how sealing holes and gaps can reduce heat loss, improve comfort, reduce moisture problems, save money and provide a quieter indoor environment.
- Appliance Buying Tips
This page explains ENERGY STAR® & the EnerGuide label & outlines the benefits of ENERGY STAR® labeled clothes washers, fridges & dishwashers.
- Appliance Operating Tips
This page will provide options on how to reduce operating costs & prolong the life of your appliance.
- Front-Loading Clothes Washers: ENERGY STAR® Labeled
Make an informed decision when buying an ENERGY STAR® front-loading clothes washer.
- ENERGY STAR® Qualified Windows
This page covers a wide range of options to reduce heat loss from windows in your home.
- ENERGY STAR® Qualified Doors
Options for people looking to install a door in their home or business that will offer a high level of energy efficiency.
- Humidity and Condensation in Your Home
Information about what condensation is, where it comes from, where it is likely to collect, & solutions to reduce the amount & effects on your home.
- Residential Water Heating
Tips for reducing your water heating costs by selecting an energy efficient water heater, installing water-saving devices & adjusting your water-use habits.