Incentives / Guides

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...incentives for energy efficient upgrades, particularly when certifications are involved - like LEED , or Energy Star windows , doors and appliances. Along with those initial incentives, adding efficient components usually save money over their lifetimes, so it’s a win-win situation. This will be a continually updated...

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. The province of Quebec is offering rebates for electric vehicle purchases , $8,000 for a fully electric vehicle, and a sliding scale up to $8,000 for hybrids, dep...

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 for by the governmentt) Implementing energy retrofit programs for residential property owners Note: The Plan also includes a commitment to ensure that by 2030 all...

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

...Incentives page to find out what other programs are available, such as Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives and Rebates , how Vancouver makes attaining Passive House certification easier , or the Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in September 2019!

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...incentives in order to correct things that would have been better done from the start! Now that you understand What a 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 Incentives are available to help you pay for t...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...incentives are sometimes available, but that seems prone to change with little notice. Investigate that before you make any decisions. Cons: PV panels cost more than solar thermal panels, grants and incentives can provide some relief. A pretty sizable roof area is needed, photovoltaic panels can be qu...

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 your project like installing Energy Star windows , doors and appliances. Along with those incentives, efficient appliances usually save more over their lifetimes...

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 home EV chargers or EVSE's. There is no consistency in tax rebates and incentives from state to state or province to province, and they are subject to change quick...

$40k Interest-Free Loans for Green Home Renos, How to Apply Canada 2021
Grants and incentives

Greener Homes interest-free loan scheme 2021 Canada - the ultimate guide

...incentives, you'll want to spend that money on repairs that will offer you the best return on your investment. The most important principle of green home building, in our opinion, is to reduce consumption in passive ways first. That means – spend money on insulation and airtightness first, then look at the cool energy-...