Green building financial incentives / Guides

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...incentives: Check with your municipality what building incentives they have; some offer tax relief for building homes certified to either LEED (Leadership in ...

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LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council announces affordable green housing program

...Green Home Building Guide pages and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Green building certification programs such as LEED for Homes , Passiv...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...green building rating system and stands for; Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). To quote the U....

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...building or renting 1. Building a new home. Building a sustainable and energy efficient house is not necessarily more expensive than building a house simply...

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...green home renovation tax credits and financial incentives, you will need to meet the requirements laid out in whatever government-funded green building program...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...green building, you can search for environmental consultants specializing in residential building. The Ecohome website also has a free green home building guide...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation, industry and building sectors. This will be backed by an investment of $ 1.9 billion annually over the next fi...

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

...Green Home Renovation Tax Credits and Financial Incentives page to find out what other programs are available, such as Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives and Rebat...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...financial incentives for homeowners to produce their own energy. Some of the other provinces seem to be lagging behind, offering artificially low rates and no...

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?

...building codes improve, and as homeowners demand better performing and more energy efficient homes . It has been estimated that based on standard building pract...