Heating and air-conditioning account for up to 54% of your electricity bill, so choose the right products and develop energy-smart habits. You could save a lot!
Tips on heating and air-conditioning
You have several options to cut down on your heating-related costs.
Choose your air-conditioner carefully and adopt the right habits for its use and maintenance to maximize its efficiency and reduce its power consumption.
Up to 25% of your home’s heat may be escaping. Fortunately, caulking is an inexpensive way to seal air leaks.
If your windows are more than 20 years old, hard to open or not fully water- or draft-proof, consider replacing them with more efficient ENERGY STAR® qualified models.
Information on products related to heating and air-conditioning
Opt for an eligible heat pump and benefit from financial assistance from Hydro-Québec.
You can save up to 10% on your heating costs if you replace all your windows and patio doors with ENERGY STAR® certified models.
By replacing your conventional thermostats with new electronic ones, you could save up to 10% on heating costs every year.
Is your heating system nearing the end of its useful life? Does it need a major upgrade? Opt for central heating with thermal storage.
A geothermal system can save you up to 60% on heating costs, when compared to electric baseboard heaters.
Discover the energy efficiency and advantages of ENERGY STAR® certified products over conventional products.
Tool to calculate the consumption
Learn how much electricity is used for air conditioning so you can make better choices.
Did you know?
Up to 25% of your home’s heat may be leaking out your doors and windows. In a single-family home, losing that much heat through doors and windows is equivalent to leaving a window open 5 cm throughout the winter.