Media Advisory - Making a Green Statement: Toronto Hydro Builds a 15-foot
tall Home to Talk Energy Conservation at the Green Living Show - April 23-25

TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ -

    What:   Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is taking
            energy management to new heights at this year's Green Living
            Show. The utility has built a house that stands over 15 feet
            tall to raise awareness about Time-of-Use rates and actions
            customer can take to help manage their electricity bill.

    Why:    Learn about Toronto Hydro programs to help conserve electricity
            and save money, including:

            Take a Load Off Toronto - Customers who buy an ENERGY STAR(R)
            qualified washer at any Toronto-area Caplan's Appliances or The
            Home Depot between April 1 and June 30 will get approximately
            $200 in incentives. Visit for details.

            The Great Exchange - Bring energy-guzzlers to any of Toronto
            Hydro's 35 events for the swap! Torontonians are invited to:
            1. Exchange up to five incandescent light bulbs from home for
               five FREE CFLs;
            2. Exchange old, inefficient room air conditioners for a $25 gift
               card and;
            3. Exchange old dehumidifiers for a $10 gift card
            Visit for details about dates, times and

            The Great Refrigerator Roundup - Have an old fridge or freezer?
            It could cost up to $150 a year in electricity. Book an
            appointment and Toronto Hydro will pick it up for free. Visit
   for details.

            Peaksaver - Customers with a central air conditioner can help the
            environment and get a $75 credit on their bill when they sign up
            for peaksaver(R). Visit for

    Who:    Toronto Hydro, along with many other green-minded companies.

    When:   Friday, April 23 & Saturday, April 24 - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
            Sunday, April 25 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place, Booth No.149.
            Visit The Green Living Show's website at
   for more information about
            the show hours and details of admission.

SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation

For further information: For further information: Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro,, W: (416) 542-2621, C: (416) 903-0440

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