Can I use a screensaver instead? Screensavers do not save power. A computer running a screensaver uses just as much energy as an active computer, so it's better to put the computer to sleep.
Good to know: You will save the most energy by turning the computer off entirely when it's not being used.
* Tip savings estimates represent the amount an average ENMAX Energy customer can save by implementing each tip, calculated by using our averages for (i) residential rate, (ii) annual energy consumption, and (iii) proportion of energy allocated towards the described end-use. Estimates do not take into account transmission and distribution costs. Actual savings vary household to household. No warranties or representations are made in terms of any information herein.
Save up to $30 per year*
Up-front costs: None
All customers are free to purchase natural gas services from the default supply provider or from a retailer of their choice and to purchase electricity
services from the regulated rate provider or from a retailer of their choice. The delivery of natural gas and electricity to you is not affected by your choice.
If you change who you purchase natural gas services or electricity services from, you will continue receiving natural gas and electricity from the distribution company
in your service area. For a current list of retailers you may choose from, visit
or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta).