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Alberta bans door-to-door energy sales

January 20, 2017   HPAC Magazine

In a move to strengthen consumer protection, selling household energy products unsolicited door-to-door is now prohibited in Alberta. Effective January 1, 2017, the prohibition is for unsolicited sales of household energy products only including furnaces; natural gas and electricity energy contracts; water heaters; windows; air conditioners; and energy audits. According to the Alberta government, energy companies still have multiple ways to sell directly to Albertans, including telephone and online sales, kiosks and advertising. Consumers can still invite salespeople to their homes.

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