Qualify for up to $5,000 back with the Home Efficiency Rebate
How Do I Get Started?
To get started, call our office we will pre-qualify you and have one of our Registered Energy Advisors visit you for your first energy assessment. This assessment of your home’s current energy use is a quick, easy process. It will reveal areas where you can make improvements (called retrofits) to lower your energy bills and increase home comfort. I Get Started?
Through the Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), Toronto homeowners can get a low-interest loan of up to $75,000 to cover the cost of home energy improvements, such as:
With low fixed interest rates, and terms of up to 20-years amortization on qualifying measures*, HELP makes it easy and affordable for homeowners to pay for these home improvements over time, and access rebates offered by utility companies. Once funding is approved, homeowners can hire the contractor of their choice and complete their renovations.
CMHC Green Home Program
Energy-efficient homes can be linked to increased comfort and healthier living while improving energy efficiency reduces greenhouse gas emissions and lowers the cost of owning and maintaining your home.
CMHC Green Home offers a premium refund of up to 25% to borrowers who either buy, build or renovate for energy efficiency using CMHC-insured financing.
Energy- Efficient Housing Program
Genworth Canada wants to help protect the environment and support consumers as they make environmentally friendly choices. Through the Genworth Canada Energy- Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations are now eligible for significant premium savings when Genworth Canada mortgage insurance is obtained.
ENERGY-EFFICIENT ADVANTAGE PROGRAM The Canada Guaranty Energy-Efficient Advantage Program rewards borrowers who purchase or renovate a home with energy-efficient upgrades. Through the Energy-Efficient Advantage program, qualified home buyers may now be eligible to receive a partial premium refund of up to 25%.
Why choose a Net Zero Home? Net Zero Homes produce as much clean energy as they consume. They are up to 80% more energy efficient than typical new homes and use renewable energy systems to produce the remaining energy they need. Every part of the house works together to provide consistent temperatures throughout, prevent drafts, and filter indoor air to reduce dust and allergens. The result: exceptional energy performance and the ultimate in comfort – a home at the forefront of sustainability. It all adds up to a better living experience.
ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes
In the market for a new home? A home is the largest purchase most of us will make. By choosing an ENERGY STAR certified home, you will appreciate the difference of a home built to a higher standard.
Energy efficiency for homes
Find information on how to assess and improve the energy performance of old and new homes. Learn about the government programs and incentives that help Canadians consume less energy and save money.
The Energy Efficiency Design Summary form summarizes the compliance path used by a house designer to comply with energy efficiency requirements of the Ontario Building Code. ... Use the SB-12 Performance compliance method, and model the design against the prescriptive standards, 3. Design to Energy Star standards, or 4.
Our certification recognizes the authenticity of the home and offers credibility, as you’re able to review a detailed report and a checklist, showing which products were used. For the homeowner, you have a reference for the maintenance of the home and can rely on home performance expectations associated with the certification. And certification offers you bragging rights—proudly display the certification of your home by investing in a BUILT GREEN® plaque that appears on the outside of the home or on the sidewalk.
*The Natural Resources Canada EnerGuide Rating System is part of the certification process for our Single Family and Renovations programs. All BUILT GREEN® Single Family and Renovation homes benchmark their energy efficiency against the EnerGuide Rating System. View the Natural Resources EnerGuide website.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.