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DO YOU QUALIFY FOR THE
CANADA GREENER HOMES GRANT?
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CANADA GREENER HOMES
INITIATIVE & HER+
NEW HOME EFFICIENCY REBATE PLUS PROGRAM (HER+)INITIATIVE & HER+
Enbridge Gas and the Canada Greener Homes Initiative have joined forces to offer rebates for energy-efficient home upgrades. If you're an existing or future Enbridge Gas customer and install a new Heat Pump System, you could qualify for rebates totaling up to $7,100. (This includes the HER+ program and the Canada Greener Initiative).
CANADA GREENER HOMES INITIATIVE
Are you aware that you could qualify for a federal government grant of up to $5,600 to enhance your home's energy efficiency? The Canada Greener Homes Grant, launched in May 2021, has already benefited tens of thousands of Canadian homeowners. This initiative was created by the government to combat climate change, stimulate job growth, and lower utility expenses for homeowners.
This grant encompasses up to $5,000 for heating systems and renewable energy products, along with up to $600 to cover the expenses associated with pre- and post-retrofit energy EnerGuide evaluations.
WHAT DOES THE CANADA GREENER HOMES INITIATIVE COVER?
The Canada Greener Homes Grant, initiated by the federal government, aims to motivate Canadian homeowners to enhance the energy efficiency of their residences. As a result, it is a requirement that all materials and equipment be sourced within Canada or through a Canadian online retailer. Here's a breakdown of the types of improvements the grant includes:
Windows and door replacements
Hot water equipment
Roofing membranes and foundation waterproofing
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE CANADA GREENER HOMES INITIATIVE?
In order to qualify for the Canada Greener Homes Grant, you need to be a homeowner and provide evidence that you reside in the property on a full-time basis. Landlords who do not live on the premises are not eligible. Additionally, First Nations band councils, Indigenous housing management bodies, and land claims organizations are also eligible to apply.
CAN YOU QUALIFY FOR THE CANADA GREENER HOMES GRANT?
For comprehensive information on eligibility criteria and how to qualify for the Canada Greener Homes Grant, please visit the Natural Resources Canada website. There will be up to 700,000 grants available until 2028. It is essential to carefully review the criteria and requirements to confirm your eligibility for reimbursement after completing your home retrofits.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GREENER HOMES GRANT
You can apply for the Canada Greener Homes Grant online. Here’s a link to guide you through the grant process. Alternatively, you can give Electrofrost a call at 226-476-1231 or contact us through our website. One of our specialists would be happy to answer any of your questions and guide you through the application process.
HOW DOES THE GREENER HOMES GRANT WORK?
The first thing you need to know about the Canada Greener Homes Grant is that you must pay for all the materials and contractors upfront. You must also pay for two EnerGuide evaluations conducted by an authorized energy adviser – one before your renovations begin and one after they’re complete. Once the auditor certifies the improvements, you’ll receive a cheque in the mail within approximately six months.