EFFICIENCY TIPS

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AIR SEALING 101

Sealing up and weatherstripping your windows and doors is an easy way to prevent unwanted air leakage and save energy. Here’s how to get started.

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ALL ABOUT POOL PUMPS

Pool owners in Manitoba are choosing to upgrade their single-speed pool pump to a variable-speed model. Variable-speed pool pumps are quieter, more efficient, and have a longer life span. That means you won’t need to replace it as frequently and will benefit from the energy savings.

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THE HOMEBUYERS’ GUIDE TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Are you a new homebuyer or a homeowner looking to save energy? We partnered with The Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) to create a guide to help you save energy, money, and the environment.

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Make your home office more energy efficient

Spending more time at home means you’re likely using more energy. Here are a few handy tips to help you save while staying safe at home.

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ALL ABOUT YOUR HRV

A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) helps maintain indoor air quality, lets you control humidity levels in your home, and helps you save money on your energy bills.

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How to measure your home for insulation

Having precise measurements of your home is important for planning your insulation project.

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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.

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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.

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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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