If your home is heated by electric baseboard heaters you can save up to 10% on your heating costs by replacing conventional bimetallic thermostats with electronic thermostats.
By replacing them with programmable electronic thermostats you can save even more energy, as temperature can be lowered at different times of the day. Lowering temperature by 3 degrees for 8 hours can result in up to 4% more savings without sacrificing comfort.
Hydro Quebec offers a rebate on the purchase and installation of electronic thermostats:
·Mail-in rebate on purchase (65$ maximum)
·Mail-in rebate on installation (65$ maximum)
Compact Fluorescent lightbulbs use 75% less energy than regular incandescent lightbulbs
By replacing your incandescent lightbulbs with Compact Fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs ) you can save energy. Not only do they use 75% less energy but they also last 10 times longer and have the equivalent light output.
To Calculate your savings on replacing your incandescent lightbulbs with CFLs use Hydro Quebec Energy Calculator
Hydro Quebec Offers a rebate of up to :
·$25 on the purchase of energy star qualified compact fluorescent lightbulbs
·$15 on the purchase of energy star light fixtures.