Home Energy Kit


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. 



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.