BC Hydro Dream Loft At The BC Home + Garden Show

When you think about efficiency and finding ways to save money on your hydro bill, style and impeccable design may not be the first two things that spring to mind. Jamie Banfield, founder and principal designer at Jamie Banfield Design, wants to change all that with his Chicago-style, loft-inspired space at the BC Home + Garden Show.

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Using the slogan “style is nothing without smarts,” he’s worked with BC Hydro and local businesses to create a space that is both beautiful to look at and energy efficient. Ultimately, it is all about not having to compromise. You can use high-performance ENERGY STAR double and triple glazed windows and ENERGY STAR appliances or economical heating and cooling systems that use less energy without having to give up great taste. You can use a heat recovery ventilation system that both improves your home’s ventilation and reduces dust, pollen and other allergens – making your home safer for your family, without having to sacrifice functional design.

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The BC Home + Garden Show runs through Sunday at BC Place Stadium. You can catch Jamie on the main stage talking about interior design with Power Smart in mind on Friday at 7 PM, Saturday at 6 PM and Sunday at 2 PM. Click here for ways BC Hydro can help you save money and make your home more energy efficient. Check out the Trudeau Storage Bed, Rail Side Table, Griffin Desk, Hairpin Nesting Table, Flute Round Dining Table and Cairo Chairs from Style In Form used in the BC Hydro Dream Loft below.

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