Install energy-efficient windows

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What actions are you taking to protect our quality of life?

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The spectrum of actions below is sorted by impact. This tells you how each action contributes to reducing Edmonton's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Dry your clothes naturally

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341

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

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218

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Replace your faucet aerators

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112

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

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135

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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480

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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417

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Drive better, drive smarter

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245

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

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209

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
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527

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

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411

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

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434

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Start composting now

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227

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Weatherproof your home

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122

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
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15

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
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75

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Purchase a tankless water heater

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42

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
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399

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Insulate your basement

2
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205

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
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161

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

82

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
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209

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

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221

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
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136

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
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113

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

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24

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

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156

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

264

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
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45

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

48

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
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73

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

30

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Use reusables

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Impact

293

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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299

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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243

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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102

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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279

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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179

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Category: Lifestyle

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