Ontario Residential Financial Incentives for Insulation

PROVINCIAL PROGRAMS

ENBRIDGE
Home Energy Conservation Program

If you heat your home with natural gas, propane, oil, wood or electricity you could lower your energy bills and earn an incentive of $1,600 through the Enbridge Gas Home Energy Conservation Program.  And for a limited time, receive additional electric incentives. Visit ohecip.ca for program details and qualifications.

You could be eligible for a $100 incentive with Enbridge’s Smart Thermostats Program.  Simply purchase and install a qualified Smart Thermostat and apply for the incentive before December 31, 2017.  Visit  enbridgesmartsavings.com for program information.

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Home Winterproofing Program

A program to help lower-income homeowners pay for the cost of home improvements.

Contact:  Contact a Delivery Agent to get started.

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TORONTO HYDRO
Home Assistance Program

Free energy efficiency upgrades for lower-income households, including the supply and installation of attic or basement insulation.

Contact:   1-855-234-9376

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Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

The City of Toronto and Livegreen Toronto are offering low interest loans for energy and water efficiency improvements, including basement, attic, and exterior wall insulation.

  • 5-year amortization at 2.5%
  • 10-year amortization at 3.75%
  • 15-year amortization at 4.25%

The loan will be repaid in installments on the homeowner’s property tax bill.

Contact:   1-800-224-9376 | 604-224-9376

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UNION GAS
Affordable Housing Conservation Program

The program offers up to 50% off the cost of a fully installed energy efficiency project.

Contact:   An account manager

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Home Reno Rebate

The program offers the following rebates to homeowners living in detached/semi-detached homes in Central or Southwestern Ontario who complete at least two of the eligible renovations, including:

Basement Insulation

  • $1,000 for adding at least R-23 to 100% of the area
  • $500 for adding at least R-12 to 100% of the area
  • $800 for adding at least R-23 to 100% of the crawl space wall
  • $400 for adding at least R-10 to 100% of the crawl space wall
  • $450 for adding at least R-24 to 100% of the floor above the crawl space

Exterior Wall Insulation

  • $1,500 for adding at least R-9 to 100% of the building to achieve a minimum of R-12
  • $1,000 for adding at least R-3.8 to 100% of the building to achieve a minimum of R12

Attic Insulation

  • $500 from R-12 or less to at least R-50
  • $250 from R-13 to R-25 to at least R-50
  • $500 for adding at least R-14 to the cathedral ceiling or flat roof

Contact:   Contact an Energy Advisor to get started.

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Home Weatherization Program

To help lower-income households save money on energy bills, the program offers free insulation where it is needed in the attic, wall, and basement.

Contact:   envirocentre 1-877-580-2582 #1 | ecofitt 1-877-326-3488 #2

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OTHER
Home Assistance Program

The program offers free energy efficiency upgrades to lower-income households.

Contact:   your local energy provider

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New Home Construction

An offer for builders and renovators that achieve an EnerGuide (EG) rating of at least 83.

  • $500 for achieving EG83 or EG84
  • $1,000 for achieving EG85

Contact:   your local energy provider

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MUNICIPAL PROGRAMS

TORONTO
Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

The City of Toronto and Livegreen Toronto are offering low interest loans for energy and water efficiency improvements, including basement, attic, and exterior wall insulation.

  • 5-year amortization at 2.5%
  • 10-year amortization at 3.75%
  • 15-year amortization at 4.25%

The loan will be repaid in installments on the homeowner’s property tax bill.

Contact:   1-800-224-9376 | 604-224-9376 | email

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Hi-rise Retrofit Improvement Support (Hi-RIS) Program

The City of Toronto’s Tower Renewal program offers a range of services to residential apartment building owners including the Hi-RIS financing program. Hi-RIS provides competitive financing at fixed rates to property owners wanting to undertake building improvements that reduce energy and water consumption such as insulation for the roof or exterior walls. Residential apartment buildings with 3 or more storeys located in Toronto are eligible to apply for this program.

  • 5-year term interest rate 2.00%
  • 10-year term interest rate 2.75%
  • 15-year term interest rate 3.5%
  • 20-year term interest rate 3.75%

The loan will be repaid in installments on the building owner’s property tax bill.

Contact: 416-392-9688 | tower@toronto.ca | www.toronto.ca/hi-ris

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