Empower Me is an award-winning energy conservation and behaviour change program aimed at members of diverse, multilingual communities. It is a peer-to-peer program, delivered in communities, and in language. Empower Me helps participants understand energy bills and choices, save energy, save money, and increase the comfort and safety of their homes.
Members of immigrant, ethnic or other tight-knit communities won’t welcome just anyone into their networks—who does? So Empower Me starts by building on existing relationships of trust. A ‘Mentor’—a trusted community peer—helps families access and understand the abundant resources and tools that are available to support them. The families that are supported by a Mentor are considered ‘Champions’.
Home Upgrades Program
Supported by Energy Efficiency Alberta, Empower Me is offering energy saving home upgrades to families struggling with their utility bills in the province
The Empower Me Home Upgrades program helps renters and homeowners reduce their energy consumption by installing energy saving measures, as well as providing energy education and mentorship.