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How to keep cool in a heatwave

Rising temperatures shouldn’t mean rising bills too. Stay cool during a heatwave while keeping your energy bills low with these ENERGY STAR Canada tips!

Five tips to fight allergy season

For millions of Canadians, allergy season is in full swing. While there might not be much you can do to control the pollen outside, we've got some tips to help you beat allergy season inside your home.

Are you afraid of the dark?

You may be afraid of the dark, but your house is not. Get over your fear of the Boogeyman to help save energy in your home with these ENERGY STAR Canada tips!

It's lights out for halogens in Europe…

Halogen lightbulbs are now banned across Europe, replaced by more energy efficient bulbs. Retailers are permitted to sell off existing stock, and consumers can still use their halogen bulbs until they run out; but as of September 1st, 2018, retailers have only been able to restock with more energy efficient alternatives, such as LEDs.

Improving energy performance in water heaters

The Government of Canada is committed to market transformation initiatives to improve the energy performance of water heating appliances. Water heaters currently account for 19% of the energy used in the average Canadian home. Natural Resources Canada is leading these initiatives with field studies to test new heat pump water heater technology.

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