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Archive for July, 2014

Ontario Electricity Resource Guide

We take our blog very seriously here at BPD and update it at least once a week.  If you don’t visit regularly (you should – sign up here), you may have missed a post or two containing vital pieces of information. I thought I would take...

World Cup of Energy Efficiency

I’ve keenly followed all the excitement in the World Cup this year and have been just as surprised as everyone else with the continued upsets. Brazil, I’m looking at you right now (Selection of front pages from Brazil newspapers). My result in the office pool is...

Energy Conservation – Power Down and Save!

Does this scenario sound familiar? If so, you can probably relate to my frustration. I hate wasting my money, especially on my utility bills. In the summer months, the sun sets in the late evening, making indoor lighting in some rooms almost unnecessary.  From now...

More Data, Less Energy

Data drives us. In today’s ultra-connected world, more is more. I own multiple devices to stay connected: a desktop at work and at home. A blackberry for business use; an iPhone for personal.  Two tablets.  A PVR cable box.  A modem.  A smart TV (I’m...