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Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...home and $500 for green renovation projects a rebate on your home insurance your monthly plan free for 1 year free Home Assistance when you take out Loan ...

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...Home Energy Audit is , learn about What Renovations add the most value and What Homebuyers are Looking for and what Green Home Renovation Tax Credits and Incent...

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

...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 Renova...

Passive House wall system ; Larsen Trusses & dense-packed cellulose insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Larsen truss wall systems with double-stud construction & extra insulation for new homes & energy efficient home renovation

...home Exterior insulation for home renovations: Beyond new home construction, using the Larsen Truss wall Design can also be a great way to do an energy-ef...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

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

...home upgrades are carried out, encouraging homeowners to take advantage of government-funded renovation and retrofit programs. “Universal home energy labelling ...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...homes that are Passive House and LEED certification ready . Can a renovation project be LEED certified? Renovations are eligible, as long as it involves a r...

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

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

...home or cottage renovations over $2,500 until April 1, 2017, capped at $10,000. When you do home renovations like changing your furnace or insulating your attic...

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?

...home renovations, end up with a more comfortable home and save money on your heating bills! Now that you know all about the blower door test , visit the Ecoho...

Concept and design

Important tips for a successful build or renovation

...home-design templates from a generation past. Think of all those older homes which have grand front door entrances that go unused, while people regularly come i...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...homes. While having a home rated by any performance scale or certified (like Passive House) is great as it draws attention to advanced home building technique...