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2021 ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
Thank you to everyone who tuned in to our virtual public meeting on Wednesday, March 24, 2021! We appreciated the opportunity to engage with you and answer your questions HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR QUESTION & ANSWER PERIOD We received a lot of great questions during our meeting. Here are our responses to some of these questionscontinue-reading
BENEFITS OF HRV CONTROLS
Our Advanced HRV Controls Specialist Laura has advice on how an advanced HRV control can help you save energy.
Looking to finish your basement? Lynette (Home Insulation Representative) has some advice about insulating for energy efficiency.
How should I get rid of my old fridge or freezer?
If you have an old, inefficient fridge or freezer, our Appliance Recycling Specialist Michael has advice on how to dispose of it responsibly.
Ty Knows a GUY
On June 5, our very own Jana Brunel (Program Design & Administration Manager) was interviewed on the CJOB radio show Ty Knows a Guy. Learn more about our programs by listening to our interview on CJOB’s Ty Knows a Guy.
How to measure your home for insulation
Having precise measurements of your home is important for planning your insulation project.
Should you upgrade your home’s insulation? Knowing your R-value is key
Knowing the R-value of the insulation you have now, and the R-value you’re looking to achieve is critical to getting the results you want.
TYPES OF INSULATION
Knowing what type of insulation you need is important for planning your insulation project. This will ensure you purchase the correct amount of insulation.
Advice for hiring a contractor
Are you ready to get started on that home project you’ve been thinking about? If you’re ready to go, the first step to the project is hiring a contractor. Finding the right contractor for your energy efficiency project is important and helps to ensure your project moves smoothly and in the right direction.
I just moved into a new house and it has a heat recovery ventilator. How do I use it?
As of 2011, all new homes are required to have a heat recovery ventilator (HRV). An HRV brings in outside air, which is pre-heated by heat recovered from outgoing warm exhaust air.