The Wild Rose REA office will be closed on Friday March 30, 2018 and Monday April 2, 2018.The office will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday April 3, 2018. Whether you’re hosting Easter dinner or traveling out of town – cut down on your energy costs with these helpful energy saving tips. Ditch the oven:
Like most people, you’re most likely cooking a ham for Easter dinner. A ham requires a lot of time in the oven and having your oven on all day will raise your energy bill. This yea
Happy Easter! The Wild Rose REA office will be closed on Friday March 30, 2018 and Monday April 2, 2018.
The office will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday April 3, 2018. Fun Fact: The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever was made in Italy in 2011. At 10.39 meters in height and 7,200 kg in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant!
Did you know that you currently have several items around your home that are using energy even when you are not directly using them? Estimates say that approximately 25% of household consumption is attributed to electronic devices in stand-by or idle mode. This is commonly known as "Vampire power" when a device is off but is still using power. Here are the areas in your house where you could be wasting energy: Living Room: DVR, TV, game consoles, DVD/Blu-Ray player, stereo Of
Spring brings sunshine, warmer weather and the time to plant new trees on your property once the frost is out of the ground. If you plan on planting trees this spring on your farm or acreage, please keep the following things in mind! The drip line of a mature tree must be a minimum of 6 meters (20 feet) away on both sides of the power line. If trees or vegetation interfere with a power line or a transformer pole, trimming or complete removal of the trees or vegetation will be
Please note that The Weather Network has issued a Snowfall Warning for Westlock, Barrhead and surrounding areas. Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system tracking into the province will bring 10 to 15 centimeters of snow to portions of central and northern Alberta. The snow will begin over west central regions this afternoon and gradually spread northeastward through the overnight hours and through the day on Friday. Over eastern and cent
Please note that The Weather Network has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Westlock, Barrhead and surrounding areas. **Significant snow and strong winds giving occasional blowing snow are expected Thursday evening into Friday.**
A low pressure system will move into central Alberta Thursday evening bringing heavy snow and strong winds to western and central parts of the province. Current indications suggest the heaviest snow will fall in an area that extends from Peace River s
Did you know that LED light bulbs use on average use 50% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb? Also, on average an incandescent bulb lasts for 1,000 hours, as opposed to an LED which can last up to 25,000 hours without having to be replaced. This means that not only will you save energy by switching to LED bulbs, you will also save money in bulb replacement costs. Switch your incandescent bulbs to LED today and start to see your savings ADD up!
SPRING is finally HERE! March 20, 2018 marks the first day of spring. Take advantage of the extra sunshine. During daylight hours, switch off artificial lights and use windows and skylights to brighten your home.
Did you know that a GenerLink can be useful to you and your family year round, and not just in the winter! SPRING is a great time to consider installing back-up power methods. GenerLink is a product that makes connecting a generator easy and safe while providing homeowners the opportunity to run critical items in their homes during a power outage. GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. The d