Improving our homes to be more energy efficient can, in the long term, reduce our carbon emissions, save us money, and make our homes more comfortable. These tips are great if you are looking to make some small, easy changes or to take on a new home project.
1. Reduce Air Leakage
2. Use Flow-Restricting Aerators
3. Reduce Standby Power Consumption
4. Buy Energy Star Products
5. Lower Thermostat Temperatures
Kayley Johns (she/her) is a current climate action technician at YCCBC with the Vancouver cohort. She is a recent graduate from UVIC with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Environmental Studies.