Energy efficiency tax incentives / Guides

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

2016 budget renovation tax credits are good news for everyone, homeowner or not

...tax return and get money back. It will need to include notes from the contractor detailing the work that was done and how it will improve the efficiency of your home. Ontario: Examples of Programs Supporting Home Energy Efficiency Home Audit and Retrofit programs that provide homeowners with incentives to make energy e...

What is a Free Home Energy Audit Canada?
Grants and incentives

Free home energy audits in Canada

...Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - 10 Tips Energy audits help identify easy home energy efficient upgrades that can save money. What is home energy modelling? Home energy modeling is conducted prior to building to anticipate future energy costs . It is also called home energy modelling sometimes, depend...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...Energy Efficiency Home Renovation Incentive is one of many programs that can help homeowners save money with more energy efficient homes and lifestyles. See our Green Home Renovation Tax Credits and Financial Incentives page to find out what other programs are available, such as Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives and Reba...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...energy rating © Ecohome Grants for homeowners to invest in solar and geothermal systems Financial incentives for the purchase of energy efficient houses Establishing a mandatory energy rating for homes (fear not homeowners, inspection budgets will be paid for by the governmentt) Implementing energy retrofit programs fo...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...ENERGY STAR qualified doors with no cracks or air gaps At least three ENERGY STAR certified energy efficient major appliances For more information, visit the BMO . Genworth Canada: With their Energy-Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations ar...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...Energy efficient new homes 8 0 to 90 New homes built for extremely high performance and energy efficiency 91 to 100 Homes that use little or no energy at all Novoclimat (Quebec only): A Government of Quebec program to encourage energy efficiency in new home construction. A Novoclimat home uses 25% less energy t...

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LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...energy and water efficiency of all these homes not only makes them environmentally friendly, but also more affordable by reducing the daily living costs for our low-income working families.” These green homes represent a great opportunity to reduce energy and resource consumption for owners, funding agencies and resi...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...Energy retrofitting tax incentives and rebates Conducting a blower door test will likely be required for energy-efficient home renovation tax credits , and, if you live in a region where those are in effect, then its likely a wise financial decision to take advantage of it. Some municipal governments offer tax breaks...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...energy Our future truly depends on us continuing to develop and implement renewable energy systems . In Canada, Ontario is at the forefront of that movement by offering strong financial incentives for homeowners to produce their own energy. Some of the other provinces seem to be lagging behind, offering artificiall...

Tesla Solar Roof Cost Comparison, Competitors & Reviews
Solar photovoltaic

Are Tesla solar roofs worth the money? Are there any competitors? Our take on the future of BIPV

...tax credits are applied. Again, that’s an average; incentives vary, and not all states (or Canadian provinces) will have tax incentives and rebate programs. (Keep in mind that even when not indicated, all prices listed here are in US dollars.) The above may seem a lower price than a full solar roof installation, unti...