Taking advantage of the Greener Homes Grant will increase your savings


When you make significant home energy retrofits, Greener Homes Grant rebates will increase your savings. To begin with, the grant amounts are quite substantial – up to $5,000 for insulation, up to $5,000 for Replacement of windows and doors with ENERGY STAR® certified models upgrades and get up to $1,000 for Air Sealing.

The opportunity to retrofit insulation, improve air sealing, and upgrade windows is an excellent opportunity to increase home energy efficiency.

In this article, we will focus more on the insulation grant, since we are an insulation company.

In the long run, upgrades to the energy efficiency of the home can save money throughout the years.

Season after season, your utility bills will be reduced as your energy consumption is reduced especially during the winter and summer months. A 15 percent annual savings can be achieved by merely upgrading home insulation. What's more important, you will also be reducing your carbon footprint.

Greener Homes Grant provides better insulation to save you money in the short-term

In addition to lower long-term energy costs, you will also experience immediate savings as well as a more comfortable home.

Rebates for insulation upgrades are offered through the Greener Homes Grant to owners of:

  • Single and semi-detached houses
  • Row housing
  • Townhomes
  • All-season cottages
  • Mobile homes on a permanent foundation
  • Permanently-moored floating homes
  • Mixed-use buildings (residential portion only)
  • Small multi-unit residential building (three storeys or less with a footprint of 600m2 or less)

The following must be done:

Perform a pre-and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluation (residents of Quebec and Nova Scotia should apply directly to their provincial programs for their EnerGuide evaluation)

Complete at least one retrofit that is both eligible and recommended by your energy advisor. In order to receive reimbursement, homeowners must complete one or more retrofits.
Be sure to provide and keep copies of all your documents through March 31, 2028.

The products must be purchased in Canada. Only purchases made from a Canadian distributor online are eligible.

  • Up to $600 for the pre-and post-work home energy audits (EnerGuide evaluations).
  • Up to $1,800 for attic/ceiling insulation.
  • Up to $5,000 for exterior wall insulation.
  • Up to $350 for exposed floor insulation.
  • Up to $400 for basement slab insulation.
  • Up to $1,000 for air sealing upgrades.
  • Up to $1,500 for basement wall insulation.
  • Up to $1,300 for crawl space wall insulation OR up to $800 for crawlspace ceiling insulation. If a homeowner is also insulating the basement, the maximum they can receive for insulating both areas is $1,500

A home that has been upgraded and retrofitted to be energy efficient is more saleable.

In today's real estate market, a house with high-performance insulation and energy-efficient windows has a distinct advantage. With good sealing, insulation, and energy-saving windows, a home performs more efficiently, consumes less energy, and saves you money.

Air sealing and insulation markedly decrease energy loss

Energy efficiency provides for optimum HVAC performance

Lower energy consumption makes for lower utility costs

Home energy improvements, upgrades, retrofits

With a Registered Energy Advisor on hand, project recommendations and advice are easily available. Greener Homes Grant rebates are offered to property owners who hire a participating contractor to perform the work. When a project has been completed, the property owner confirms the scope of work and provides official proof of purchase.

Choose Reitzel Insulation

Reitzel Insulation will ensure the project runs smoothly from end to end.

We always look for incentives and rebates to help our customers. Residents can dramatically reduce their dependence on energy by improving energy efficiency and performance for many years to come. Moreover, rebates reduce the investment immediately, so the savings are immediate.

We offer the best in customer service and support.

To get in touch with Reitzel and book a free in-home assessment.
Call us today at 1-800-265-8869.

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