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Green Home Incentives and Rebates

Green Home Incentives and Rebates

Now is the opportune moment to enhance your home’s energy efficiency, thanks to accessible simple solutions, low-interest loans, and substantial rebates amounting to thousands of dollars. The provided table outlines incentives offered by the City of Toronto and utility companies, encompassing programs tailored for low-income households.

These are the available investives for homeowners who decide to make their homes green.

Air Sealing

  • Incentives: up to $1,300
  • Requirements: Homeowners in Toronto undertaking both pre- and post-Home Energy Audits are eligible to receive funds for addressing drafts, enhancing air quality, and achieving energy savings through draft proofing.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Basement Flooding Protection

  • Incentives: up to $3,400
  • Requirements: Qualifying work encompasses the installation of a backwater valve, a sump pump, the severance and capping of a home’s storm sewer, or an external weeping tile connection.
  • Provider: Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program or the City of Toronto

Canada Greener Homes Loan

  • Incentives: up to $5,000 (minimum), $40,000 (maximum)
  • Requirements: Provides homeowners with interest-free financing to support the implementation of energy retrofits recommended by an energy advisor.
  • Provider: Canada Greener Homes Loan

Green or Cool Roofs

  • Incentives: For a cool roof, reimbursement is available at a rate of $2 to $5 per square meter, up to a maximum of $50,000. Alternatively, for a green roof, the reimbursement rate is $100 per square meter, with a maximum limit of $100,000.
  • Requirements: Funding is accessible to facilitate the implementation of green and cool roofs on residential homes. The incorporation of a green or cool roof can lead to decreased energy consumption, effective stormwater retention, and additional benefits for the home.
  • Provider: Eco-Roof Incentive Program or the City of Toronto

Heat Pumps

  • Incentives: up to $2,500
  • Requirements: Those who participate in the Home Energy Loan program can receive funds after they install a heat pump.
  • Provider: Home Energy Loan Program or the City of Toronto

Heat Pumps and Water Heaters

  • Incentives: up to $7,800
  • Requirements: Get financial support for the installation of electric heat pumps, including air source, ground source, and domestic hot water heat pumps.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Home Assistance Program

  • Incentives: free
  • Requirements: If you qualify, you can obtain the following at no cost: ENERGY STAR® light bulbs (LED), power bars equipped with timers, efficient showerheads (standard and handheld), or aerators for both kitchen and bathroom.
  • Provider: Save on Energy

Home Energy Assessments

  • Incentives: $600
  • Requirements: Homeowners can receive budget to cover the cost of both pre and post Home Energy Assessment.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Home Energy Loan Program

  • Incentives: $600
  • Requirements: Homeowners can receive budget to cover the cost of both pre and post Home Energy Assessment.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Insulation

  • Incentives: $10,000
  • Requirements: Those enrolled in the program can obtain financial assistance for enhancing comfort, lowering energy expenses, and preventing moisture damage through insulation upgrades in the attic, foundation, walls, and exposed floors.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Insulation for Natural Gas Customers

  • Incentives: free
  • Requirements: Eligible participants may receive complimentary installation of new insulation and draft proofing conducted by skilled professionals. To qualify, the residence must be heated with natural gas, and the homeowner must meet the income criteria specified for eligibility.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Winterproofing Program

Smart Thermosat

  • Incentives: up to $125
  • Requirements: Participants are eligible to receive funds after installing a smart thermosat.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Solar PV

  • Incentives: up to $5,000
  • Requirements: Participants are eligible to receive funds after installing a solar photovoltaic system.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

Solar PV

  • Incentives: up to $1,000
  • Requirements: Participants are eligible to receive funds after installing a solar photovoltaic system.
  • Provider: Home Energy Loan Program or the City of Toronto

Windows and Doors

  • Incentives: up to $325 for each installed window and door
  • Requirements: Upgrade doors, windows, or sliding glass doors with ENERGY STAR® certified models to prevent condensation and eliminate drafts.
  • Provider: Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus
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