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Ally’s Holiday Energy-Saving Adventures

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Meet Ally, the Northern Engagement Officer here at Green Schools NS! Ally recently enjoyed a wonderful holiday break and wanted to share some fantastic ways she saved electricity during the festivities. Let’s take a peek into Ally’s eco-friendly holiday:

  • Outdoor Playtime: Ally embraced the winter wonderland, spending quality time outside playing with her cousins and enjoying refreshing walks.
  • Mindful Lighting: To conserve energy, Ally made it a habit to turn off her Christmas lights when not at home or during the daylight hours.
  • Warm and Cozy: Ally opted for big, warm sweaters to stay cozy, allowing her to keep the heat lower. (Fun fact: She uses electric baseboard heaters in her rental.)
  • DIY Decorations: Getting creative, Ally crafted her own decorations, adding a personal touch to her festive home.
  • LED Lights: Switching to energy-efficient LED Christmas lights, Ally illuminated her space sustainably.
  • Battery-Powered Glow: For a whimsical touch, Ally used battery-powered Christmas lights and ensured to charge the batteries when needed.
  • Embracing Natural Light: Ally maximized natural light by keeping her curtains open, reducing the need for additional artificial lighting.
  • Unplug to Save: Ally made a habit of unplugging appliances like the microwave, toaster, and coffee maker when not in use, contributing to energy savings.

Everything we do makes a difference, and when we work together, the impact is significant! Ally wishes everyone a splendid holiday season and a fantastic start to 2024. Let’s continue making a positive difference!

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