Mom would tell me, “keep your grubby paws off the thermostat and put on a sweater!”… I suppose that’s still good advice, but what we perceive as a draught– cold air entering– also means warm air escaping. Remember, interior air warmer than the outside ambient temperature is primarily air you have paid money to heat.
Energy Efficiency Alberta has launched a rebate program for Alberta homeowners who upgrade their homes with eligible installations of new insulation, triple-glazed windows or tankless water heating systems.
Too many of us treat the toilet like a garbage can, when our sewage systems are designed strictly for water-soluble waste. Here’s a quick rundown of some things you should never put down a toilet or drain.
One out of eight homes in the Calgary region have unacceptably high radon levels, posing a public health concern that every homeowner should take seriously.
If your home was built more than ten years ago, chances are many of the fixtures are starting to show their age. Avoid surprises with these four quick checks.
The average lifespan of a hot water tank is 8-10 years but, with regular maintenance, you can keep your water heater running smoothly for longer, pushing the need for that investment back by a fair bit.
You may not have heard of a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) but maintaining it properly is key for the good of your furnace and the air you breathe every day.
This fall we’re offering an exciting new option in home automation that brings comfort control, home security and home automation all into one package.
Life in Alberta has been a little leaner this year than in recent years. So, in the kitchen, where are the best places to invest a little for a big improvement?
A toilet that leaks or needs multiple flushes is using far more water than it needs to. Here’s how to improve the water efficiency of your toilet.