Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1069

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Actions for Change

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

Impact Rating Scale

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

1
Low
2
3
4
5
High
*
Submitted
What's this?

Actions rated * are actions submitted by residents. Impact currently unmeasured.

Sort By

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Preference Options
Sign up or log in to use this filter

You must be signed in to do this.

Category
Category
Impact
Impact

Dry your clothes naturally

1
Impact

849

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

619

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

334

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
Impact

357

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Wash your clothes in cold water

1
Impact

1278

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

1
Impact

1067

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Drive better, drive smarter

1
Impact

634

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
Impact

516

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1235

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

976

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
Impact

1092

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Start composting at home

1
Impact

583

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

340

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

38

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

195

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Purchase a tankless water heater

1
Impact

112

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1069

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

370

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Insulate your basement

2
Impact

542

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

432

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

203

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

543

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

530

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

402

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Insulate your walls

3
Impact

351

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

61

Have done this

Category: Transportation

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

441

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

748

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Buy green power

5
Impact

145

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

97

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

254

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

89

Have done this

Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Find out how to make your home more energy efficient & comfortable year-round - book an EnerGuide evaluation & take advantage of available rebates on select energy upgrades with the Home Energy Plan.

Go to EnerGuide to get an assessment

Plant a tree

*
Impact

320

Have done this

Category: Community Action

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Use reusables

*
Impact

862

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Avoid idling your vehicle

*
Impact

810

Have done this

Category: Transportation

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Reduce food waste

*
Impact

706

Have done this

Category: Food

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Learn online

*
Impact

425

Have done this

Category: Workplace

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Eat less meat

*
Impact

781

Have done this

Category: Food

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

*
Impact

551

Have done this

Category: Lifestyle

You must be signed in to do this.

You must be signed in to do this.

Share Your Story

Share how you're getting involved for a chance to be featured on our blog and on social media.

Loading...