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Energy Conservation

Using less electricity and natural gas will save you money and help improve our impact on the environment. Conserving energy reduces the need to produce energy from non-renewable sources and improves our air quality. 

Earth Hour

Thanks to all who made Earth Hour a success!

Oakville nearly doubled their Earth Hour energy savings compared to last year’s event. Oakville Hydro reported that during Earth Hour 2014 the demand for electricity in the Town of Oakville was reduced by 5.3 per cent (9.3 MWh) compared to 2.9 percent in 2013. That’s the equivalent of turning off about 155,000 60 watt light bulbs. Visit the Oakville residents shine and reduce energy use during Earth Hour news release page for more information.

What you can do to conserve energy!

For home

For energy conservation tips at home open How To Conserve Energy At Home (pdf, 5.2 MB).

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For business

For energy conservation tips for businesses open How To Conserve Energy At Business (pdf, 2.9 MB)

Oakville Conserves Energy Fair

The Oakville Conserves Energy Fair is on May 24, 2014, at Town Hall.

Watt Not, Waste Not Program

The town encourages residents to conserve energy!

In August 2007, the town's Environmental Policy department and Oakville Public Library launched a new program that allows residents to borrow energy meters to test their home appliances for energy usage.

Residents can borrow a meter from any of the town's six libraries and return the meter to any branch free of charge:

Fill out the Watt Not, Waste Not survey.

Resources

For more information on how to conserve energy click through the following links:

20/20 The Way to Clean Air 
Office of Energy Efficiency 
Save On Energy
We Conserve

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