Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Suprise Energy Audit Program Closed – AGAIN

Surprise!! the Government closed the energy audit program early again.  We all owe a big thanks to Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver as the popular energy audit program closed due to him on Sunday January 29th 2012. In total the Harper Government invested less than half of the 400 million they promised in the election [...]

Energy Audit Checklist

Here is an energy audit checklist so once you have booked your audit you can review. If this is your homes first ecoenergy evaluation you should follow this energy audit checklist, you should expect about 2-3 hours for the auditor to correctly go through and preform the audit.  There is a lot of measurements and [...]

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 [...]

Energy Audits and Log Homes

There is a possibility that the era of iconic Canadian log homes is coming to an end with modern building codes. The Canadian government is pushing for greater efficiency standards and this puts log homes right in the sights.  A log home is literally built with logs and this just cant compete with new synthetic [...]

Home Energy Audits For Toronto Hamilton London Windsor Mississauga

We Do Energy Audits In Towns and Municipalities Throughout Ontario You can Qualify for up to 5000 dollars in rebates and government grants for upgrades to your home.   Tankless Water Heaters Furnaces Air Sealing Central Air Conditioners Boilers Solar Heat Pumps Geothermal Windows and Doors Toilets Basement Home Insulation To qualify for these rebates [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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