Home Energy Kit

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Using the Home Energy Kit

Borrow a thermal imaging camera from the library to see where heat loss is happening in your home. This lending program is possible through a partnership with the City of Kelowna and Fortis BC.

Request the Home Energy Kit

 

About the Kit

Each kit contains two main items:

  • A Fortis energy meter 
  • A Thermal Imaging Camera - a device that plugs into most smart phones which displays heat loss.

Separate kits can be requested for patrons with iPhones and for patrons with Android smartphones. 

 

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Tell us what you thought! 

We want to know all about your experience using this Library of Things kit at home. Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey.

 


Lending Policy

  • Each Home Energy kit can be borrowed for one (1) week.
  • Late fees are $1.00 a day to a maximum of $20.00.
  • The borrower is responsible for lost, missing, and damaged pieces.
  • 1 renewal if no one else is waiting for the item. 
  • Return the kit to a staff member at the front desk of your nearest ORL location. Do not use the book drop or leave them outside the library. 
  • BC One Card patrons: Library of Things kits must be checked out and returned to one of the Okanagan Regional Library branches.
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