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5 Good Habits that Reduce Your Water Bill

The average Canadian household consumes about 251 liters of water per person. At this rate, Canada ranks in the top three per capita users of fresh water out of any country in the world. To look at it another way, Canadians are likely using more water than they need and therefore spending more than they....... read more


Why is Water Conservation Important?

You probably tell your kids to do things like “turn off the faucet when you’re not using the water to brush your teeth,” and not to “leave the shower water running for minutes before getting in.” The logic behind your requests is simple, save water to save money on the utility bill. But saving water....... read more


5 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Turn the lights off before you leave, the A/C down when you’re gone and schedule the hot water heater for the times you use the shower… you’ve heard all the tricks to saving energy at home and you are a master of your domain. Congrats on doing your part to show some concern for the....... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Home,Water

How to Conserve Water in the Bathroom

A recent report that looked at water usage in Canadian households found that the median amount of water used was 243 liters per day[1]. In some developing countries the average person uses as little as 20 liters per day, about the same amount used by the average Brit in the 19th century[2]. Clearly the levels....... read more


How to Conserve Water Outdoors

Canadians make up one of the largest per capita users of fresh water in the world. According to Environment Canada, those households with water meters use 73 percent less water than those households without meters. This just goes to show that when money-saving is directly evident by use of a meter, Canadians care about doing....... read more


6 Reasons Why You Need To Break Your Water Bottle Habit Today

Chances are you contribute to the $100 billion (U.S.) spent on bottled water sales each year globally. Admittedly, drinking bottled water instead of tap water makes sense in countries where “Montezuma’s revenge,” a stomach and intestinal infection caused by impure water, is probable, but certainly not in developed countries like Canada wh.... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Saving,Water

20 Surprising Facts on Water Consumption

Healthy, clean drinking water is something that most people take for granted. But the fact is that drinking water and healthy drinking water can mean different things to different people depending on where they are in the world. As some of the below data reveals, some people have little to no access to clean water....... read more


Smart Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

There are many factors that contribute to our residential energy usage. We use energy to cool our homes in the summer, heat them in the winter, and run our appliances and electronics. More often than not, we use more energy than we truly need. By cutting back on unnecessary energy usage we can reduce our....... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Home,Saving

What Can I Expect From a Whole House Water Filter?

If you’re looking for a water filtration system, chances are it’s because you want high quality water for your family. But exactly what does your water filter remove? And how else will a water filtration system affect the water in your home? Let’s take a look at what you can and can’t expect from a....... read more


How a Whole House Water Filter is Good for the Environment

In addition to giving you the peace of mind that you are providing your family with safe water, a whole house water filter also brings good conscience that you are being kind to the environment. Let’s take a look at the main environmental benefits of using a whole house water filter. Decreased Water Bottle Usage....... read more