Its important to plan ahead and set-up your electricity service in advance of your move-in date to ensure the electricity will be on when you arrive. This can be done up to 60 days before you move at bchydro.com/moving or by calling 1 800 BC HYDRO (1 800 224 9376).
How often do BC Hydro bills come?
Its unusual, but were billed monthly rather than once every two months for the majority of BC Hydro customers. When it gets really cold, like it did last December when our monthly bill rose to a near-record $146, theres no avoiding a higher bill.
What are the disadvantages of a heat pump water heater?
Con: It Might Not Keep Up When Demand Is High Heat pump water heaters can take a long time to produce larger volumes of hot water. This may not be a big deal during the summer when the unit can easily draw from warm air, but it can be a problem during the cold winter months.