GREEN LIVING

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The Prescriptive Path Technical Standard

If you’re new to the New Homes Program, the simplest way to get started is with the Prescriptive Path. To participate in the Prescriptive Path, include 10 mandatory energy saving upgrades in the design stage of your new home to receive a $1,200 rebate from Efficiency Manitoba.

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All About Energy Modelling

Design and construction practices are moving in the direction of performance-based standards. If you’re building a new home or a new commercial building, investing in energy modelling is a great way to get on board.

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High Performance Windows

No need to feel the sweltering heat of summer or chill of winter through the windows in your home. Older windows may not be airtight or well insulated, so they’re letting in heat in the summer and cold in the winter. In addition to the loss of comfort in your home, your heating and cooling systems are working harder – increasing your energy costs. High performance windows may be the solution for you.

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Energy Efficient Doors

Make your home more comfortable by upgrading your doors. Not only is replacing the doors in your home a great way to enhance the appearance of your home on the outside, but it’s also a great way to improve energy efficiency.

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Earth Day

Mark your calendars – April 22 is Earth Day. This is a time to celebrate our planet and learn about how we can preserve our natural resources. Here are a few ways you can contribute:

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Green landscaping

It’s that time of year again – the sun is shining, the snow is melting, and Manitobans are starting to think about their lawns and gardens. Heading outside and getting your hands dirty is a great way to kick off the new season.

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Get out and get green

We’re lucky to live in Manitoba. From the sweeping prairie landscape to urban forests, our province offers so many places to explore. This spring, we here at Efficiency Manitoba challenge you to get out and enjoy the province’s wealth of natural spaces.

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