Posts Tagged ‘Ecoenergy’

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 [...]

EcoEnergy Program Is Back

The ecoENERGY Retrofit Program is back with a Vengeance! This program provides grants to home owners of up to $5,000 to help make their homes more energy-efficient and reduce the burden of high energy costs. The Government of Canada has renewed the program from June 6, 2011, until March 31, 2012. It can be complicated [...]

EcoEnergy Audit Program Extended

The good news for home owners this morning is that the new budget has provided $400 million to revive the ecoEnergy audit program that has become extremely popular. The program was initially started 3 years ago and funded with $745 million, but its popularity out striped that budget quite quickly and the Federal government pulled [...]

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 [...]

Final Audit, E Audit, Last Audit

The Eco Energy Audit Program is Ending Were getting a rush of requests for Final audits and space are filling up fast. If you haven’t completed your E audit you need to start thinking about booking a spot soon. If you do not end up completing your last audit you will not be eligible for [...]

There Is Still Time To Participate In The Home Audit Program

THERE PROGRAM IS COMING TO AN END BUT…. THERE IS STILL TIME TO PARTICIPATE: Just ensure that you have done all your eligible retrofits and have your post-retrofit (2nd) audit done by the March 31, 2011 end-date. Your Auditor will submit the necessary paperwork in order for you to qualify for OHESP rebates. Sure the [...]

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 [...]

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