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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...incentives, you will need to meet the requirements laid out in whatever government-funded green building program you are trying to participate in. But your av...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...incentives in the form of tax relief. How long to get a home LEED certified? The project of building a LEED certified home start at the design phase and end...

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...