New federal government grant for greener homesThursday, May 27th, was the launch of the Canada Greener Homes Grant program where grants of up to $ 5,000 will be awarded to homeowners. [All News]
UPDATE: Check that the program is still accepting applications at https://natural-resources.canada.ca/energy-efficiency/homes/canada-greener-homes-initiative/24831
The federal government announced last fall giving $ 2.6 billion over seven years to help homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Thursday, May 27th, was the launch of the Canada Greener Homes Grant program where grants of up to $ 5,000 will be awarded to homeowners.
The program covers improvements such as replacing an oil-fired boiler with a high-efficiency one or a heat pump, replacing doors and windows that let air in, improving the insulation of the walls, basement or roof, installing a high efficiency water heaters or install solar panels. To receive the subsidy, residents of Quebec must register for the RénoClimat program , while those of Ontario must do so via the government portal.
Reimbursement eligibility criteria:
|Amount ($) by rough opening
|Replace your windows or sliding glass doors with ENERGY STAR certified models:
|Replace your windows or sliding glass doors with the most energy efficient ENERGY STAR certified models:
|Replace hinged doors, with or without sidelites or transoms by ENERGY STAR certified models:
Note that products must be purchased in Canada and be ENERGY STAR certified. Know that Fenplast has a fully ENERGY STAR lineup! which will allow you to receive up to $ 250 per window. Do not hesitate to meet one of our expert retailers who can guide you in your purchases.
For additional information on the program, you can consult the program’s page.
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