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THE NEIGHBOURHOOD ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT

HOW WE’RE CREATING PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY Making sure our energy efficiency programs are accessible to everyone is an important part of the work we do. One of the best ways to ensure Manitobans know we’re here to help is meeting them where they are – right in the community. Working togethercontinue-reading

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ALL ABOUT GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS

Ground source heat pumps can reduce your heating costs by up to 60% when compared to an electric furnace. For the average home in Manitoba, that translates to annual savings of $900 on your energy bills!

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HOW THE AVERAGE MANITOBA HOME USES ENERGY

Learn how the average Manitoba home uses energy, and find out how you can reduce your energy use.

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CONSIDERING A HOME UPGRADE?

WORK WITH THE RIGHT PARTNERS  Are you ready to get started on that home project you’ve been thinking about? A contractor can provide qualified assistance and guidance on Efficiency Manitoba programs to help you save energy, money, and the environment. To ensure the job’s done right, it’s worth doing some planning and research to staycontinue-reading

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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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How to build an energy efficient home under the Prescriptive Path

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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