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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 Energy and Environmental Design), or Built Green standards. Some municipalites will also offer rebates on building permits for homes that carry building certica...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...Tax Incentives and Rebates, also see our pages on The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You , and Choosing a home EV charger . For more on Home Renewable Energy like Questions to ask a Solar Panel Contractor or The latest solar home battery technologies , see the Green Home Building Guide pages at Ecoho...

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

...Tax Credits and Financial 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...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...tax credits and financial 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...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II in Vancouver, BC
LEED Homes

The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) Measures the Environmental Benefit of the LEED Certification Program.

...tax rebates and incentives . And take a tour of the first LEED V4 Platinum house in Canada

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 a relatively uncommon photovoltaic panel system, and are much smaller and thinner than conventional PV panels. They are not as efficient as their larger counte...

$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

...Tax Credits? To make the best use of green home improvement grants and tax 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 – sp...

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?

...tax incentives and rebates Conducting a blower door test will likely be required for energy-efficient home renovation tax credits , and, if you live in a region where those are in effect, then its likely a wise financial decision to take advantage of it. Some municipal governments offer tax breaks and rebates for ene...