Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

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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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177

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

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105

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Replace your faucet aerators

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58

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

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58

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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227

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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192

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Drive better, drive smarter

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107

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

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118

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

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290

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

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217

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
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247

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Start composting now

1
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115

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Weatherproof your home

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64

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

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39

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Purchase a tankless water heater

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27

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Switch to LED bulbs

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182

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

101

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

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80

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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37

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

98

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
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112

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
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64

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Insulate your walls

3
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56

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
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14

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

73

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

109

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Buy green power

5
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18

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

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24

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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
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20

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Use reusables

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Impact

118

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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119

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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101

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Category: Food

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Eat less meat

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119

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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62

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Category: Lifestyle

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