Posts tagged with "Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro"

Saving Savvy – Winterizing tips

Winter is creeping up on us faster than ever but people are still procrastinating when it comes to prevention. We want to see everyone making sure their houses are as ready as possible for the coming months. We also know that these do it yourself jobs don’t have to break the bank. A few small […]

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Five Reasons to get a Furnace Tune-up

  Winter has yet to officially arrive but furnaces are already chugging away, keeping us warm while we go about our days. These machines are working tirelessly to keep us comfortable, but do we really give them enough attention? The reality is most people don’t think about their furnaces until something has gone wrong; we […]

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LED and CFL bulbs – which should you buy?

The beginning of 2014 saw the phasing out of higher-wattage (75/100w) incandescent light bulbs and in just over a month our 40- and 60 watt friends will be riding off into the sunset. As stocks start to run out in stores we will have to start exploring new lighting options. Before we tackle these options, […]

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Leading by example! Incentives for Heating/Cooling Rooftop Units!

“People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do!” Lewis Cass saveONenergy has come out with a retrofit program for heating and cooling rooftop units for commercial and industrial buildings. The program is funded by the Ontario Power Authority and delivered through the local electric utilities across Ontario. This program is […]

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Waterloo North Hydro Alerting Customers About Phone Scam!

  By Jeff Quint from Waterloo North Hydro website media alerts Criminals posing as utility employees seeking payment over the telephone WATERLOO, ON (July 16, 2014) – Waterloo North Hydro is alerting customers as reports of utility customers being scammed have surfaced in other parts of Ontario including Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Toronto. According to […]

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Safety Procedures for a Tornado Warning!

Most tornadoes are clearly visible, however some can be obscured by rain or nearby low hanging clouds. Occasionally, some tornadoes develop so rapidly that little, if any, advance warning is possible! Before a Tornado: Build an emergency kit and make a family communication plan Listen to the weather warnings on the radio or television newscasts […]

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American Standard and ecobee programmable thermostat

How to SAVE Money by programming your thermostat! Summer

With the recent heat, we have been receiving a lot of questions about programming or adjusting your thermostats to save energy and ultimately to save money on cooling costs. Here is an outline/guideline as to when and what temperature you should be setting your programmable thermostat. If you do not have a programmable thermostat you […]

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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Review – Pro’s & Con’s

Only recently have thermostats become so “cool” that consumers actually enjoy talking about them. It wasn’t that long ago that they were even referred to as “wall acne” and go back a couple years ago and ask an Interior Decorator their opinion of the thermostat. Times have changed and this is a direct result from […]

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