July 22, 2015 - NB Power says New Brunswickers saved money and energy by purchasing nearly 140,000 energy efficient LED bulbs and low-flow showerheads this spring as part of the Smart Habits rebate program, which offered in-store savings on energy efficient products from April 1 to 30, 2015.
By Renée Francoeur
“We are delighted to be able to help New Brunswickers change their energy routine at home, and use Smart Habits to save electricity and money on their monthly bill,” said NB Power President and CEO . “Our goal with this program, and others like it, is to help our customers stop paying for electricity they don’t need.”
During the month of April, NB Power offered $5 to $8 rebates on select single and multipack LED bulbs and a $10 rebate on select water-efficient showerheads in more than 200 stores around the province.
NB Power targeted sales of 1000 showerheads and 125,000 LEDs. Actual sales added up to 1227 showerheads and 137,902 LEDs, with an estimated net energy savings of 4,447,436 kilowatt hours annually. This would be the equivalent of taking 150 homes off the grid, NB Power claimed.
From April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, Smart Habits mail-in rebates on select energy-efficient appliances are also available. Save $75 off the purchase price of an eligible CEE Tier 3 clothes washer and $50 off the price of an eligible Energy Star refrigerator with mail-in rebate.