Hilo is offering the first-ever smart solution for electric water heaters that meets Québec’s public health requirements

MONTRÉAL, Dec 16, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Hilo’s smart home ecosystem is now offering a new service. Begin March 2022, that Hilo Consumers will have an intelligent solution for electric water heaters and a compatible HydroSolution water heater.

In winter, smart water heaters can be used for Hilo Customers who have authorized this action. The large amount of water in the water heater stays hot for several hours, so comfort is not neglected. Once the challenge is over, the water heater will turn on again and function normally.

A limited amount of the beta version of the solution is priced at. offered $ 0 in winter 2022. Customers who have installed water heaters in the coming months can take part Hilo Challenges from winter 2022-2023 and collect rewards.

As is true for everyone Hilo Devices, this is a turnkey option. The new water heater is installed free of charge by a certified plumber and the old water heater – whether rented or owned – is recycled. the Hilo The offering consists of a load regulator, probe, and installation kit that are provided with the purchase of a 60 gallon bottom inlet water heater from HydroSolution.

This is the only smart electric water heater solution that allows devices to be remotely and safely turned off, in line with Québec public health needs. The Hydro-Québec Research Institute has developed a technology that reduces the risk of Legionnaires’ disease to a minimum.

Given the importance of electricity consumption in relation to water and space heating, the Hilo The ecosystem surrounding the intelligent solution for water heaters will continue to develop in the years to come. Finally, it will be possible to retrofit compatible water heaters with the smart solution, provided certain funding criteria are met.

Hydro-Québec has its Hilo Subsidiary two years ago mainly to cope with winter peaks, i.e. times when network demand is highest. By using thermostats to lower or shift electricity consumption related to space heating, and soon by using water heaters to do the same for water heating, Hilo helps to reduce future supply needs and to further electrify Québec.

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HydroSolution is the largest installer of electric water heaters in Québec and sells and rents them.


“Introducing the first smart water heater solution that meets public health requirements is an important step in introducing the Hilo Smart home offer. Water heating can account for up to 20% of a home’s electricity consumption and our customers can now collect more rewards when faced with challenges. “
Sébastien Fournier, President and CEO of Hilo

“Sustainability is important to us. We pride ourselves on the Hilo An intelligent solution for water heaters is possible thanks to HydroSolution water heaters, which are known for their reliability and quality and are installed by our experts. Customers can still rent or buy the water heater as needed. “
Nicolas Ayotte, President and CEO of HydroSolution

For more information on the Hilo Smart solution for electric water heaters: https://www.hiloenergie.com/de-ca/water-heater-beta-solution

About Hilo
Hilo is a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, whose mission is to develop innovative products and services with added value in order to position Hydro-Québec as a major provider of new energy services. In addition to smart home offers Hilo will soon launch services to help companies reduce their carbon footprint and energy bills. Further products and services are gradually being used, including electromobility offers, intelligent energy storage and solar self-generation. More information about Hilo: www.hiloenergie.com/

About HydroSolution
Over the years, HydroSolution has built an unmatched reputation for excellence and has become the company of choice in the field thanks to its turnkey service that includes the rental, sale and installation of water heaters. In recent years it has started offering the same service for heat pumps, leak protection systems and charging stations for electric vehicles.
Promoting sustainability and green practices, HydroSolution works with its customers to reduce their collective carbon footprint through initiatives such as recycling old water heaters, promoting online billing, offering a full range of qualified products and providing water heaters that are completely in Quebec.



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