What is an energy audit / Guides

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

Free home energy audits in Canada

...is an energy audit conducted? The depth of the audit will depend on what services you have asked an auditor to perform . If you are conducting a home energy a...

HERD Home energy rating disclosure
Grants and incentives

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

...issions. What this means for homeowners and buyers, is that before a house can be put on the market it will require an energy audit and rating, which will be pa...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

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

...is significantly more energy efficient than a conventionally built home. This rating system is pretty much limited to energy performance, so many categories of ...

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

...Energy Audits in Canada , Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Retrofit Loans will also help us meet national Canadian climate change goals of lowering emi...

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?

...an condense and deposit moisture in your walls. Moisture means rot and mold, rotten and moldy walls means home renovations are needed, and that means open up yo...

Bike lanes in Vancouver
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver's goal of becoming the Greenest City by 2020

...is an independent third party report on the quality of what you are buying, and an indication of what you can expect in the way of performance. Kudos to Vancouv...

Blown-in fiberglass attic insulation
Grants and incentives

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

...ange between $1,000 and $2,500 for energy audits and retrofits such as furnace and water heating systems replacement and insulation.​ Home Winterproofing and We...

Grants and incentives

Green building financial incentives

...ists, or if you find the conditions have changed from what we've listed. And if you find we one haven't listed, let us know so we can keep this current. Thanks!...

Solar panel installation
Solar photovoltaic

Ten questions to ask a solar panel contractor

...an installer before signing any contracts: Is there financing for solar panels? Buying a solar energy system can yield an impressive return on investment an...