Switch on electricity efficiency
According to the Canada Energy Regulator, residential consumption of electricity is associated with approximately 4% of Canadian GHG emissions. In this challenge families will find ways to eliminate unnecessary electricity use and increase their household’s energy efficiency.
Learn more about household emissions related to electricity use and how to decrease them.
Download the Live Net Zero Electricity Challenge overview for additional information on carbon emissions from electricity consumption, and tips for simple ways to reduce your own household energy use.
See what the households are doing to reduce their electricity consumption to decrease related carbon emissions.
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