Earth Hour in Whistler

8:30 - 9:30 PM on March 25, 2017

Whistler, it's time to power down. This Earth Hour, residents, visitors and businesses are encouraged to turn off non-essential lights and appliances. During Earth Hour 2015, Whistler was number 1 in the province for energy savings, reducing electrical power consumption by six per cent: the highest savings of all 69 communities registered in BC. You can help keep Whistler on the top spot of BC’s Earth Hour podium in 2016! Can we do better this year?

Earth Hour In Whistler

Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Hour

How can you reduce power use in your home or business? Here are some fun ideas for Earth Hour:

  • Host a candlelit dinner for friends and family
  • Weather permitting, head outside and gaze at the stars
  • Camp out with the kids on the living room floor
  • Read a book by candle or firelight
  • Pick up an instrument for a jam session

Every Day Energy Savings

Why stop at one hour? Get into good energy habits year-round with the following tips:

  • Turn down the heat
  • Turn off the lights when you leave the room
  • Hang clothes to dry
  • Buy energy efficient products when upgrading lighting, appliances, and electronic equipment
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