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July 21, 2014

Electric Cars Change How You Power Your Home

Homes will generate and store their own electricity

Electric cars will balance energy demand and act as storage.

Electric vehicles are our fastest-growing alternative to oil-derived gasoline. Solar panels are our fastest-growing alternative to coal-powered electricity. They're both getting less expensive and more effective, and there's new evidence that these two great tastes can taste particularly great together.

Opower studied the power-consumption habits of about 2,000 plug-in electric-vehicle owners enrolled in “time-of-use” pricing programs. Opower found that EV owners did respond to the incentives to charge during off-peak hours and they were more likely to have solar on their home.

Read The Full Article from Time Magazine

July 21, 2014

Discover Heritage in Aurora

Doors Open Aurora is August 16th, 2014 10am-4pm

Visit heritage builds including the historical Sheppard House

Don't miss your chance to explore the hidden treasures of this historical town located on the rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine. Dozens of buildings will be showcased, including Windfall Centre's home, The Sheppard House.

Find Out The Participating Buildings.

July 21, 2014

Enbridge Spring into Winter Campaign

Windfall is Seeking Eligible Enbridge Gas Customers

$20 Shoppers Drug Mart Gift Cards to the first 200 participants

We are looking for older homes in Durham Region! Income-eligible Enbridge Gas customers with homes built in the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s may qualify for upgrades under the Enbridge Winterproofing Program.

The Winterproofing Program is a free program designed to help income-eligible Enbridge customers to save money on their energy bills and make their homes more energy efficient.

If you're a Durham Region Enbridge customer living in an older leaky home, call us today to fill out an application.

Learn More and Find Out How To Apply

July 21, 2014

Windfall Centre Welcomes "Frankie Flowers"

Frankie Flowers is Author, Gardener and TV Personality

We are pleased to have Frank and his team join us in Aurora

Frank Ferragine "Frankie Flowers" is arguably Canada's most popular and trusted gardening authority and weatherman.  He is known for a combination of practical advice with the spice of humour and a huge injection of passion for plants and everything gardening. Frank has made Windfall Centre is home and we are pleased to have someone with a similar vision sharing our space.

Learn More About Frankie Flowers

July 21, 2014

Forest Bug and Butterfly Hunt

See, learn and catch bugs and butterflies

Event takes place August 24th from 10am to 3pm

Use nets to hunt for bugs and butterflies, then return them to the wild. Learn about the good, the bad and the ‘bugly' insects that make the forest their home. Event is hosted by York Region in East Gwillimbury.

Register for this FREE Event

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Getting To 80

Enbridge customers in Wards 13 and 30 may qualify for up to $2000 in incentives when making energy saving upgrades to their homes. The cash incentives are being offered as part of community-wide climate protection initiative led by Project Neutral and Windfall Ecology Centre.

Visit the Getting To 80 website for full details