Gift Ideas for the Energy-Conscious People in Your Life

Surprise your friends and family with gifts under the tree that will help them save money and electricity. Here are 10 energy-conscious gift ideas:

1. A laptop to replace a desktop computer. Laptops use substantially less energy than desktops.

2. Low-flow shower head or faucet aerator to reduce hot water usage.

3. Laundry drying rack.

4. Plugs for unused electrical outlets. Up to 20 per cent of the air leakage in your home can happen through outlets.

5. An upgraded gaming system — new systems use less energy than older models.

6. Programmable or smart thermostat to control the temperature at different times of the day.

7. Thermal leak detector to help find and fix air leaks.

8. Charging station for phones and tablets that automatically turns off when devices are finished charging.

9. LED nightlight to plug in when guests visit instead of leaving lights turned on.

10. Cozy blanket to curl under on cold days instead of turning up the heat.

Find more ways to save energy at www.hydroone.com/saveenergy.

Attention editors: This article is for distribution in Ontario only.

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Written by Canadian Home Trends

Canadian Home Trends

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Canadian Home Trends magazine gives you a personal tour of the most stunning homes and condos across Canada. You'll be inspired by a selection of accessible home décor products, trend reports, simple yet stylish DIY projects, and much more. In each issue, you are given the tools to recreate designer spaces you've always dreamt of having at home, in-depth renovation and design advice, colour palette and furniture pairings, and Canada's best places to shop.

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