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Posted Monday, October 26, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) commitment to safety and wellness has earned the utility two national awards.   
The utility was awarded Gold for the 2020 Canada’s Safest Utilities and Electrical Employer Award, and the Excellence Award in the category of Best Wellness and Psychological Safety Program from Canada’s Safest Employers.  The awards were presented during a virtual gala on October 22. 
“Safety and mental wellness is embedded...

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Posted Thursday, October 22, 2020

As Autumn arrives and temperatures drop, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) wants to make sure your electricity costs don’t increase by helping you manage your electricity usage.
Autumn is the perfect time to install a smart thermostat in your home. Smart thermostats help you manage your energy usage by learning your schedule and preferences. A smart thermostat can reduce your heating and cooling costs by up to 15 per cent. Install a smart thermostat today and start saving as...

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Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As cooler temperatures start to arrive and attention shifts to completing the fall clean-up around your home, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) wants to ensure you stay safe from electrical hazards.
If you are cleaning your eaves troughs, trimming trees, or using a ladder, be sure to look around your property for overhead powerlines and other electrical safety hazards. Overhead powerlines are very dangerous. Be sure to stay at least three meters away from powerlines at all times...

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Posted Thursday, August 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for area small businesses, and Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. and Waterloo North Hydro want to help. The two electrical utilities are offering support to local business owners through a program that can help increase their energy savings by improving their refrigeration equipment. The Refrigeration Efficiency Program (REP) offers small business owners with commercial grade refrigeration equipment a free assessment of their system...
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Posted Monday, August 10, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) has been selected as a finalist for two of the 10 th annual Canada’s Safety Employers Awards.
The utility is a finalist for the Best Wellness and Psychological Safety Program Award and the Utilities and Electrical Employer Award, which are presented by Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine.
Canada’s Safest Employer Awards were launched in 2011 to recognize companies from across Canada with outstanding accomplishment in promoting...

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