Table 13
Energy conservation practices, by province

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Energy conservation practices, by province: Part 1
  Used dimmers on household lights Unplugged electronics when away for an extended period of time Reduced heating or cooling in certain areas of the dwelling Used a clothesline or drying rack to dry clothing Used fans for cooling in the summer
  percent
Canada 50 57 60 64 66
Newfoundland and Labrador 43 72 58 74 68
Prince Edward Island 42 72 58 80 84
Nova Scotia 47 72 57 73 74
New Brunswick 36 60 66 69 70
Quebec 53 41 71 74 60
Ontario 51 61 55 64 65
Manitoba 42 56 46 46 57
Saskatchewan 43 60 54 54 65
Alberta 47 65 51 54 73
British Columbia 53 62 61 57 72
Energy conservation practices, by province: Part 2
  Closed the blinds or drapes in the dwelling during the hottest part of the day Put plastic film on the windows in the winter Put on more clothing instead of adjusting the temperature Did none of these activities
  percent
Canada 83 21 80 1 E
Newfoundland and Labrador 59 10 E 71 F
Prince Edward Island 84 18 E 87 F
Nova Scotia 82 18 83 F
New Brunswick 84 22 78 F
Quebec 75 34 73 F
Ontario 86 17 82 F
Manitoba 89 20 79 F
Saskatchewan 93 26 87 F
Alberta 88 15 83 F
British Columbia 86 10 84 F
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Households and the Environment Survey, 2009 (survey number 3881).
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