Install energy-efficient windows

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Actions for Change

What actions will you take to protect your 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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181

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
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111

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
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61

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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60

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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233

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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200

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Drive better, drive smarter

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115

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

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123

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
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296

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
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227

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
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255

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Start composting now

1
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118

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Category: Lifestyle

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

66

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

41

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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27

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
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191

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Insulate your basement

2
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106

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
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85

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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39

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

103

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

118

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
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67

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
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57

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

14

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

75

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

111

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
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23

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

25

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

38

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

20

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Use reusables

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Impact

123

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

126

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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103

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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124

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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69

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Category: Lifestyle

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