Green building grants / Guides

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...

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 Incentives: Net Zero Home Grants & Zero Interest Home Renovation Loans for 2020 Whatever the politics, we are thrilled to see the Net Zero Home Gra...

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...

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...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...Green Home Building Guide pages at Ecohome, North America's Green Building Website .

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...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...building your house within 15 degrees of the east/west axis, you can reduce your heating needs by as much as 25% or more. A successful passive solar home also...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...Green Building survey in October 2009, 40% of Ontario homebuyers were willing to pay an additional $10,000 for a ‘green home’, compared to only 22% in 2008. Dem...

Backyard solar panels
Grants and incentives

The Ontario MicroFIT program

...Green Energy Green Economy Act (GEGEA), Ontario became the first in North America to offer a Feed-In-Tariff system (FIT) to promote sustainable energy. The mo...

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?

...Green sustainable home with non-toxic materials in the EcoHome Guides here , on USA & Canada's favorite Green Sustainable building website - EcoHome