Posts Tagged ‘Upgrade’

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 [...]

Ontario’s Energy Audit Compared To Other Provinces

Ontario home owners can get $5000 in rebates back from the Government whereas other Provinces can get much more. Living in Saskatchewan? you can receive up to $10,000 in rebates and grants. Living in British Columbia? You are able to get $12,000 in rebates and grants. Living in Ontario? $5000 is the most you can [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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