Grants / Guides

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

...Grants & Zero Interest Home Renovation Loans for 2020 Whatever the politics, we are thrilled to see the Net Zero Home Grants and energy-efficient home upgrade...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

Should I Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? This very question comes up a lot for me during site consultations with clients . Some people buy an old home, maybe i...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...grants next year to help create a network of public charging stations for electric vehicles. The province wants public and private sector partners to build fa...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...grants as well, and ask your insurance company about discount rates for a healthier, ecologically responsible home. The Cooperators insurance company offers dis...

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...grants & interest-free home retrofit Loans in 2020 if the Liberal's 2019 election promises come to fruition. How is an energy audit conducted? The depth of ...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...Grants for homeowners to invest in solar and geothermal systems Financial incentives for the purchase of energy efficient houses Establishing a mandatory energy...

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?

...Grants & Interest Free Home Retrofit Loans program , but we will update this page when we have more information. The obligation to have a blower door test don...

How solar panels work
Solar photovoltaic

All about solar panels - the different options and how they work

...grants and community solar projects that can help to spread the cost of your solar panels over a period of time—some areas even have local solar parks that can ...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...grants and incentives can provide some relief. A pretty sizable roof area is needed, photovoltaic panels can be quite large. Roof lines and home ori...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

Ontario's Home Energy Rating and Disclosure plan (HERD) is great news for home buyers

As part of its shift to a low-carbon economy, the Ontario government just released its Five Year Climate Change Action Plan to promote the reduction of greenho...

Backyard solar panels
Grants and incentives

The Ontario MicroFIT program

According to Natural Resources Canada, over 20% of the energy consumed in Ontario is used to run homes. Of that 20% chunk, 80% is used for space and water heat...