All posts in tag: ENERGY STAR®


Efficiency Manitoba is pleased to accept the 2024 ENERGY STAR Canada Award for Utility/Program Administrator of the Year from Natural Resources Canada.

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Programming your variable-speed pool pump

Properly programming your ENERGY STAR® certified variable-speed pool pump is essential to maximize your energy savings throughout the summer months. Doing so can help you save up to $300 on your energy bills each pool season.

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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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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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Why LED?

You may have heard that LEDs are the latest and greatest lighting products on the market, but maybe you’re still working through your stockpile of old and inefficient incandescent bulbs.

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What’s the difference between EnerGuide and ENERGY STAR®?

While EnerGuide and ENERGY STAR labels both give you valuable information about an appliance’s efficiency, they mean very different things. The EnerGuide label shows you how much electricity an appliance will use in a year and compares its performance with similar products.

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How do I make sure I get the most out of my LED bulbs and fixtures?

Not all LED bulbs and fixtures are created equally. Quality and cost vary significantly, and you often get what you pay for. Here are some tips to make sure you get the most bang for your buck:

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