Posts Tagged ‘Efficiency’

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 [...]

New Home Energy Audit

We have noticed a recent trend where a number of people have been inquiring about audits on new homes.  An eco energy audit provides a very detailed report of a home, showing insulation values, air tightness, energy usage, HVAC equipment efficiency and numerous other important factors. For a while the Ontario Government was going to [...]

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% [...]

New Hot2000

A new version of Hot2000 has been released.  This is interesting as every audit that occurs uses Hot2000 to compute the energy efficiency of a home.  The energy audit program has been squashed yet they are still releasing new versions of the software?  This leads me to believe that a program revival is a definite [...]

Sample Energy Audit Example

Once you have had an energy audit complete on your home you can expect to get a personalized report on your home.  This pre-retrofit assessment will provide you with a personalized action checklist of which will outline areas in your home that can be improved.  It will rate your home on a standardized scale on [...]

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