Why Use Rain Barrels? The Town of Okotoks has a limited water supply that it obtains annually from the Sheep River. Due to restrictions on water use, any effort to conserve water or use less water is very beneficial. As the demand for water continues to increase, now is the time to consider water-conscious alternatives like Rain Barrels. Benefits of Using Rain Barrels: • In Okotoks you can receive rebates of up to $50 per barrel totaling up to $100 per household. Download Lagu Sinari Hidupku Dengan Kehangatanmu.
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Keep the parts you removed, to reinstall them before winter. Series: To collect more water, you can connect multiple barrels in a series. Connect the overflow from the first barrel to a second (and second to a third and so on) so that when the first fills, the next begins to fill. You will also need a tap on the bottom of each barrel. Diverter kit: You can also buy a diverter kit so your downspout stays intact. This is installed into the side of your downspout and collects some of the water and sends it to the barrel.
Edmonton is my hometown and I still live here. And as much as the drastic weather changes bother me, I am still proud to call it home. This is one reason I love Edmonton! The has partnered with Rona and for a ONE DAY ECO SALE – Saturday, May 7, 2016. Doors open at 7am, so get there early to get what you want! Here are 5 reasons to check out the HomeSaver Eco Event at Rona locations in Edmonton and make your home an eco-friendly haven for cheap! 1 – Get a Rain Barrel for $49.99 (retail $100) Rain barrels are an awesome way to save water and give your garden the moisture it needs.
It saves on water consumption, which means you’ll save on your water bill! 2 – Get a Nest Thermostat for $99 (retail $249) We got one of these hi tech Nest learning thermostats and I must say, they are pretty cool. You can control the temperature from your smartphone, so if you left the house but forgot to turn the heat down, or the air conditioning off, you can do it from your phone!
Plus the thermostat actually begins to detect when you’re not home and learns your temperature preferences. I am not a heat lover, so our ideal home temperature is 18 degrees celsius (which also saves on a heating bills!). 3 – Get a ceiling fan for $90 (retail $150) I LOVE the ceiling fan in our bedroom. We don’t have air conditioning, so it makes a HUGE difference when we open the window and turn the fan on to circulate the air.
This is an awesome price that will also help you save on your energy bill. 4 – Get a 6-pack of LED bulbs for $19.99 (retail $39.99) Many people still haven’t made the switch to LED bulbs because they are more costly up front than CFL bulbs. However, LEDs are hands down the most energy efficient and will save you way more in the long run. You don’t have to pay more up front with this sale – this is definitely the best price I’ve ever seen for LED bulbs!
5 – Get a programmable powerbar for $6.99 (retail $24.99) We got a few of these at a Home$aver Eco Event a few years ago and I LOVE them for electronics. No more phantom electricity sucking during the night from our TV, DVD players, and computers! Here are all the items available at the event: What will you get at the HomeSaver Eco Event this year? Don’t forget to check out these other Canadian bloggers and their FiveOnFriday posts! Local to Edmonton, this mom is blogging about a little bit of everything.
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