Incentives / Guides

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...incentives for the purchase of energy efficient houses Establishing a mandatory energy rating for homes (fear not homeowners, inspection budgets will be paid fo...

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

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

...incentives offer as good a return on investment as you are going to see in terms of tax breaks, and here's why: Tax dollars invested in improving home efficienc...

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 ...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...incentives: First speak with your bank and find out what funds you have available. Many banks offer incentives for including sustainable green components in y...

How to choose the best home EV charger or EVSE?
Lifestyle, location and commuting

EV home charging stations & How to decide which is the best EVSE for you

...Incentives and rebates for EV home chargers Depending on where you live, you may be eligible for provincial or state incentives and rebates for installing hom...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...incentives. Figure on a good $20,000 at least, but with tax incentives you might see that come down significantly. PV roof shingles: Solar roof shingles are...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...incentives for people who buy or lease electric vehicles that could boost available help to as much as $14,000. - Again from the CBC, read more here. Th...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...incentives that come with this certification, but you will certainly see some savings when heating or cooling your house. Typically a certified Passive House wo...

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...

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