Posts Tagged ‘Audit’

Can An Energy Audit Be Useful?

Dawn Walton recently wrote and article for the Globe and Mail outlining her experience with the Ontario energy retrofit program.  Even though this site does promote and help homeowners get and locate Energy Auditors in their areas she does bring up some valid points.  Here are a few things I take issue with:  The program [...]

Understanding the Energy Audit Program in Ontario

Lets be very clear here….. There are no rebates currently available for upgrades on equipment in your home if you’re living in Ontario. A few websites are being a little tricky and making it look as though you can still receive a cash rebate from the Government for performing an upgrade.  This is not accurate, [...]

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 [...]

Eco Energy Program – Rebates For Ontario Home Owners

The Program: The eco energy program has been around for over 3 years now and has given thousands of home owners incentive to upgrade homes and HVAC systems.   The program has been immensely successful but it really is just the tip of the iceberg.  There are so many reasons that home owners should move forward [...]

NDP urges Government to Reinstate Eco Energy Program

Recently NDP leader Jack Layton urged the federal government to reinstate the Home EcoENERGY program for Canadians. The program gave grants of up to $10000 to help promote energy efficiency within residential homes in Canada. With the new HST tax home heating will be significantly increased and it seems only reasonable that the Government offers [...]

Cold Weather

September is here already and it wont be long until the winter snows start flying. If your like me you hate wasting money but love snow and cant wait for winter…  I cant help you with your cold temperature preference but I can help you save money.  An energy audit will help you determine your [...]

Hot Air Rising!

With all this heat we have had had a few calls regarding home owners noticing their two story home has a higher temperatures on the second floor in comparison to the main floor. There are a number of things that can contribute to this variation but an energy audit can really help to narrow down [...]

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 [...]

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