Okotoks has always been a progressive town, ready to embrace new technologies and green energy. Net-zero is now the new goal, where a home creates as much energy as it uses and it is indeed a lofty and noble goal. It can also be pricey to retrofit your home with things like solar panels or geothermal technologies. You will get your money back, at some point but not for a while.
However, there are a few energy-efficient hacks you can consider as you move towards a net-zero home that are more cost efficient as you work towards living a greener life.
Here are some expert-recommended ideas to help you get started on your path to energy efficiency:
Unplug your appliances
Tie a string around your finger, set an alert on your phone, put post-it…