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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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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.

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Small Business, Big Savings

If you’re a small business owner, you know that time and money are precious resources. Between managing day-to-day tasks, taking care of your customers, and keeping a close eye on your profits and expenses, energy efficiency might be the last thing on your mind.
We’re here to help you with that.

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Improve Your Home’s Efficiency with 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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IMPROVE YOUR HOME COMFORT WITH 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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Cool Your Refrigeration Energy Use

If you operate a grocery store, convenience store, or a restaurant you know how high your overall energy bill can be, especially on the refrigeration equipment alone. In a typical grocery store, refrigeration can account for over 50% of the energy bill. But, it doesn’t have to be that way—there are many ways you can save energy in your space. And, to be energy efficient, you don’t have to replace your refrigeration system.
We outline the ways you can manage your existing refrigeration equipment to save energy and money.

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How to buy an appliance

In the market for new appliances? Buying the right one doesn’t have to be overwhelming or confusing. Knowing what to look for can help you make the best and most energy-efficient choice for you and your family. Here are some helpful pointers to guide you in the right direction.

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Get smart with your smart thermostat

More and more Manitobans are buying smart thermostats for their homes. These Wi-Fi connected devices look slick, are easy to use, and are a great conversation starter when you have guests over.

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Save energy at home this winter

Winter in Manitoba has lots to offer, from skating trails to Festival du Voyageur to ice fishing. But if you’ve lived here for more than five minutes, you know that our winters can be unforgiving.

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Holiday gift ideas

The holidays are fast approaching, and reaching the end of your festive to-do list might feel like an enormous task. Between baking, writing cards, and attending all of those family get-togethers, you might find yourself thinking – “did I even finish buying presents?

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