Monthly Archives: December 2010

Simple and Easy Ways to save water and energy

Did you know that up to 20% of energy bill can be from heating your water?

Installing low-flow plumbing devices in your home can reduce both water and energy consumption. Through Manitoba Hydro’s Power Smart Water and Energy Saver Program, they offer free Power Smart Water and Energy Saver Kits that will help you save water and energy, while reducing your carbon footprint.

Each kit contains:
1–2 low-flow showerheads;
2 low-flow faucet aerators;
3 metres of hot water heater pipe wrap;
Teflon tape;
hot water heater temperature gauge;
refrigerator/freezer thermometer.

Manitoba Hydro’s Saver Kit can save you approximately $35 a year on your residential energy bill. Apply for a kit at Manitoba Hydro.