Energy Efficient Appliances
An energy efficient home will reduce your carbon footprint and minimize your bills. By choosing an energy efficient washer, drier, and fridge, you can dramatically reduce your carbon footprint all while saving money.
Changing Laundry Habits
Washing your laundry with cold water and hanging it to dry significantly reduces your carbon footprint. In the summertime your clothes will dry very quickly anyway! The sun also acts as an antibacterial and bleaching agent. In the winter, consider purchasing a drying rack to hang up your clothes inside instead of using the dryer, which uses a considerable amount of energy.
Solar Panels are one of the biggest ways to combat climate change and reduce carbon footprint. Solar power are one of the cleanest and most readily available sources of energy. Though they are expensive to install, the benefits of solar panels certainly outweigh the costs.
Energy Efficient Insulation
Efficient insulation is relevant in Canada due to our extreme weather conditions.Install energy efficient windows. For a more cost-effective alternative, hang heavy curtains for added insulation to ward off winter’s chill and keep warmth inside.