Switch to LED bulbs

Impact

2

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Help us reach our collective goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Actions rated 5 have the highest impact. Actions rated * were submitted by Edmontonians. Though they have not been measured, they are still important actions that have an impact on GHG reduction.

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Help us reach our collective goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Actions rated 5 have the highest impact. Actions rated * were submitted by Edmontonians. Though they have not been measured, they are still important actions that have an impact on GHG reduction.

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Dry your clothes naturally

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Wash your clothes in cold water

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Replace your faucet aerators

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Drive better and smarter to save fuel

Impact

1

Category: Transportation

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Start commuting sustainably once a week

Impact

1

Category: Transportation

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Weatherproof your home

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Start composting now

Impact

1

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

Impact

1

Category: Transportation

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Purchase a tankless water heater

Impact

1

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Switch to LED bulbs

Impact

2

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Insulate your basement

Impact

2

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

Impact

2

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Purchase an induction cooktop to replace gas/electric

Impact

2

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

Impact

3

Category: Transportation

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Commute sustainably year-round

Impact

3

Category: Transportation

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Drive an electric vehicle

Impact

3

Category: Transportation

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Insulate your walls

Impact

3

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Install energy-efficient windows

Impact

3

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

Impact

4

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Move closer to where you work, study and play

Impact

4

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

Impact

5

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

Impact

5

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Want to find out how to make your home more energy efficient and comfortable year-round? Book an EnerGuide home evaluation now and get a $400 rebate from the City of Edmonton.

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

Impact

5

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

3 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Use reusables

Impact

*

Category: Lifestyle

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Reduce idling your vehicle

Impact

*

Category: Transportation

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Reduce food waste

Impact

*

Category: Food

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Buy green power

Impact

*

Category: Home Efficiency

Complexity

1 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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Eat less meat

Impact

*

Category: Food

Complexity

2 out of 3

Rebate

Yes

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