There may be snow on the ground still, but that doesn't mean you can't think about your spring projects.
Are you planning on planting trees, putting in a new garden, or a fence this spring? Make sure you know your responsibilities before you dig. Contact Alberta One-Call to request that the buried utilities on your property be located and marked at least two full working days before you plan to dig.
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If the total height of your load on an unpaved road exceeds 4.2 meters, or 5.3 meters on a numbered highway or paved road, it is considered a high load. Please contact Wild Rose REA Ltd. to arrange the escort of the load through a planned route within the REA service area. Wild Rose REA Ltd. requires a minimum of 5 working days notice to schedule a high load. https://www.wildroserea.com/high-loads-
Spring is the perfect time to think ahead to the warmer weather and how you can prepare. Following the tips below can help you reduce your energy consumption this spring; Switch the direction of your ceiling fan. In the winter, your ceiling fans should be rotating clockwise on low speed to distribute the rising warm air around the room. In the spring, the fan should turn counter-clockwise to force air down into the room to help cool its occupants. Clean off your refrigerator
Spring is finally here, and with spring comes warmer weather and the desire to spend more time outside. Take advantage of these temperatures and cook outside on your grill/ BBQ to reduce your home's energy consumption, by not having to cook in your kitchen!
On Friday March 22, 2019 there will be three planned power outages (PPOs)
The first PPO will affect Members in the Fawcett and Jarvie area between 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM within the following LSD's: 01-05, 08-12, 13-17, 20-24, & 27-29 of 63-01; 03-06, 07-10, 15-18,19-24, 25-30, & 32-36 of 62-01; 3, 10, & 15 of 63-27; 13 of 62-02; 3 & 10 of 62-27. The second PPO will affect Members in the Fawcett area between 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM within the following LSD's: 06, 07, 18, 19, & 20
March 20, 2019 marks the first day of spring. Get outside, and soak up the sunlight, and the warm spring air. Spring is a great time to service your air conditioner. Easy maintenance such as routinely replacing or cleaning air filters can lower your cooling system’s energy consumption by up to 15 percent.
These simple tips can help you save energy this spring! Bring in sunlight. During daylight hours, switch off artificial lights and use windows and skylights to brighten your home. Set the thermostat. On warm days, setting a programmable thermostat to a higher setting when you are not at home can help reduce your energy costs by approximately 10 percent. Seal ducts. Air loss through ducts can lead to high electricity costs, accounting for nearly 30 percent of a cooling system
Have you ever wondered how much power your space heater really uses? By using this simple formula, you can calculate the approximate consumption of your space heater. Watts / 1000 x Hours x Days in Month= kWh 1500 / 1000 x 24 x 31 = 1116 kWh If you have a space heater plugged in for 24 hours a day, for 31 days in a row, it would cause an overall increase in your consumption by 1,116 kwh.
On Thursday March 14, 2019 there will be a planned power outage (PPO).
This PPO will affect Members in the Dapp area between 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM within the following LSD's: 01 to 05, 08 to 16, 22 to 25, 35 &36 of 62-26-4; 24,25,26,34,35 &36 of 61-26-4; 05,06,07,19,20 and 29 to 32 of 62-25-4; 32-61-25-4 and 05 & 06 of 62-25-4.
Did you know that a GenerLink can be used in all four seasons during a power outage, and ensure that you never have to worry about a storm rolling in? 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. It is only meant to run critical items in your home during an outage and not the whole house. GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extensio