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20 Ways to Save Water in the Kitchen, Bathroom and Laundry Room

Do you make efforts to save water at home? Even on a residential scale, small changes add up. Here are 20 ways to conserve water around your house to help the environment and lower your water bills. Save Water in the Kitchen When washing dishes by hand, don’t leave the tap running; instead, fill one…
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7 Reasons to Schedule Annual Preventative Maintenance for Your Furnace

When was the last time you scheduled annual preventative maintenance for your furnace? Professionals recommend having the system inspected once a year for optimal performance. Since you rely so heavily on your heating equipment in Calgary’s northern climate, you can’t afford to let it fall into disrepair. Here are seven reasons to make preventative maintenance…
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Dry Indoor Air? 5 Benefits of Whole-House Humidifiers

In the winter, air is naturally drier because cold air can’t hold as much moisture before it condenses into liquid. This means your Calgary home is probably well below the comfortable 35 to 50 percent relative humidity range for much of the year. An easy fix is to have a whole-house humidifier installed. Consider five…
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How to Save on Water Heating Bills

Water heating is the second highest utility expense after home heating and cooling. It generally contributes to about 18% of your energy bills. Fortunately, you can save big with four basic hot water conservation tips. Use Less Hot Water First, install low-flow showerheads and aerated faucets. Then, repair plumbing leaks without delay. Finally, change your…
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