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Winter is Coming: Top Tips to Heat Your Home for Less

Don’t let the winter blues get you down this year. Keep your spirits high, your bills low and your home warm this season with these toasty tips.

Green gift guide to Black Friday deals

Are you stuck debating between getting someone socks or another gift card? Figuring out the perfect holiday gifts can be a struggle. This Black Friday, why not look for great deals on gifts your loved ones will actually enjoy and benefit from all year round – energy efficient products.

Use your dishwasher more efficiently for big savings

Thought you were being efficient by washing your dishes by hand? Think again! Washing your dishes by hand, especially with hot water, wastes water, energy and time. Learn how to use your dishwasher more efficiently to optimize savings in your kitchen.

Buying energy-efficient windows in four easy steps

You’ve sealed, caulked and weather-stripped your windows, but they’re still no good. You know what that means... It’s time to stop letting warm air and your hard-earned money leak out the windows! Trust me, we get it… buying new windows can be stressful. This is why we’ve created this easy-to-follow guide to help you choose the perfect windows for your home in 4 simple steps.

The best gifts do great things

These days, what’s trendy can change so quickly that it can be hard to decide what to give family and friends at the holidays. Luckily, savings are always in style. With our green holiday gift guide, you can give a gift that truly keeps on giving!

Think your café is eco-friendly? Think again!

You shop local and fair-trade, you’ve limited the use of disposable cups, you encourage customers to bring their own reusable cups, but you’re missing one thing… the little blue star!

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!

Not your average calculator – Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

Ever tried to spell words upside down on your calculator in math class? You can do even cooler tricks with NRCan’s new Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator!

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!

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