Archive for the ‘Government Rebates’ Category

A New Furnace Can Save You Money This Winter

Some of the remnants of the ecoEnergy program are the efficiency increases companies focused on to access grants and rebates for their customers. How can this help? Well furnace and heating companies had to move their focus into high efficiency systems which enabled access to grants and rebates of up to $790.   This sparked [...]

Energy Audit Cost In Canada – The Program Is Ending You Need To Act Fast

Energy Audit Cost The deadline for the energy audit program is fast approaching, and your thinking of getting one.  How much will an energy audit cost? Firstly an energy audit can cost different amounts for different provinces.  In general thought, the first audit will cost between $325 and $375 depending on the service organization, so [...]

Can I Preform My Own Upgrades And Still Receive Government Rebates?

Some retrofits that qualify for ecoEnergy rebates are easy, if I preform these upgrades can I still apply for the grants? You sure can! If you’re handy and feel you can preform the upgrades, then by all means.  When the energy advisor returns he needs to ensure that any upgrades were installed properly and that [...]

Expect More Funding For The ecoEnergy Home Retrofit Program

There has been some interesting developments over the last little while with regards to the ecoEnergy Home Retrofit Program.  The Conservative Government is being put under some pressure with their new budget and it realistically is being left to NDP leader Jack Layton.  For the Conservatives to get his approval of the budget he wants [...]

Home Energy Assistance Toronto

What is HEAT? Home Energy Assistance Toronto (HEAT) is Toronto’s way of helping its residents save energy and money. If you’re living in an older home, chances are your insulation is missing, poor or leaky. This all leads to massive amounts of energy loss, and lots of it! if you upgrade your home insulation you [...]

Hot Weather in Toronto

Hot Weather is Here! If your sweating and wishing that old A/C was working better you may want to think about an audit.  Replacing an old system will get you $375 back from the government on almost any brand and model.  Its a guaranteed rebate that will reduce the price you pay for any AC [...]

Rebates and Incentives

List of Rebates and Incentives These are all the different Government rebates and incentives available to Ontario home owners in Canada. Government of Canada ecoENERGY Retrofit – Energy Audit Program Province of Ontario The Home Energy Savings Program City of Toronto Home Energy Assistance Program Ontario Power Authority The Ontario Cool Savings Rebate Canadian Mortgage [...]

New Energy Audit Program Details

A quick overview of the available Government grants that are available to Ontario residents now that the program has been reinstated.  This is not an excerpt of the most popular grants homeowners receive. You can find the ENTIRE list here. Heating System Grants Gas Furnace an ENERGY STAR qualified gas furnace that has a 92.0% [...]

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