With simple solutions, low-interest loans, and thousands of dollars in rebates available, there’s never been a better time to improve the energy efficiency of your home. The table, below, includes incentives from the City of Toronto and utility companies, including programs for low-income households.

IMPORTANT:

  1. Enbridge: Before starting any renovations, you must book a Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA). You’ll receive $600 towards the cost of the pre- and post- energy audit when you complete at least two of the eligible home energy upgrades.
  2. Toronto Hydro: To qualify for Toronto Hydro rebates, you must work with a participating contractor. A home energy audit is not required.

 

Improvement Incentive Requirements Provider
Air Sealing Up to $150 Must complete a pre- and post-Home Energy Audit. Receive $100 for reaching a base target on energy audit report or $150 for reaching 10% above target. Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Appliances 100% of cost For electricity customers who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills a burden.

Receive a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include ENERGY STAR® appliances (refrigerator, freezer, window air conditioner, dehumidifier and a programmable thermostat). To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

Affordability Fund / Province of Ontario
Boiler or Combi System $750 Must complete a pre- and post- Home Energy Audit. Receive $750 for replacing your less than 89% AFUE natural gas, propane, or oil boiler with a 90% or higher AFUE condensing system. Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Draft Proofing 100% of cost For customers with electrically heated homes who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills to be a burden.

Receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan, and no cost upgrades that may include: heat pump, comprehensive draft proofing, attic insulation and wall insulation.

To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund /
Province of Ontario
Furnace $750 Receive $750 for replacing or purchasing a high-efficiency furnace with a higher AFUE natural gas, or propane furnace.

Receive an additional $250 for installing a high-efficiency furnace equipped with an electronically commutated motor (ECM).

Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Green/Cool Roofs Varies Grants are available to support the installation of green roofs and cool roofs on residential homes.

A green or cool roof can reduce your home’s energy use, retain stormwater, and more.

You can receive:

$2 to $5/m2 for a cool roof

$100/m2 for a green roof

Eco-Roof Incentive Program / City of Toronto
Heat Pump 100% of cost For customers with electrically heated homes who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills to be a burden.

Receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include heat pumps, comprehensive draft proofing, attic insulation and wall insulation. To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund / Province of Ontario
Home Assistance Program 100% of cost If eligible, you can receive the following free of charge: ENERGY STAR® light bulbs (LED), power bars with timers, efficiency showerheads (standard and handheld), or aerators (kitchen and bathroom). Save on Energy
Home Energy Audit $550 Receive $550 to cover the cost (minus HST) of both a pre- and post- Home Energy Audit when you complete at least two of the eligible home energy upgrades under Enbridge’s Home Energy Conservation program.

A list of Registered Energy Advisors can be found here.

Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Home Energy Kit 100% of cost For electricity customers who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but find their electricity bills a burden.

Receive a Home Energy Kit with upgrades that you can easily install yourself. Equipment offered at this level may include: block heater timer, smart power bar, efficient showerheads, aerators, hot water pipe insulation and LED light bulbs, along with energy-saving tips.

To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund / Province of Ontario
Home Energy Loan Program

 

Up to $75,000 Get a low-interest loan from the City of Toronto to cover the cost of your home energy improvements.
Rates start as low as 2%. Repay the loan at any time, without penalty. Eligible improvements include energy-efficient furnaces, windows, doors, solar PV panels, insulation and more. You may use this program in conjunction with other rebate and incentive offerings.
City of Toronto / Home Energy Loan Program

 

Home Energy Plan 100% of cost For customers with electrically heated homes, who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills to be a burden.

Receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan, and upgrades that may include heat pumps, comprehensive draft proofing, attic insulation and wall insulation.

To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund / Province of Ontario
Insulation (for electrically heated homes) 100% of cost For customers with electrically heated homes who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills to be a burden.

Whether you rent or own, live in a house or an apartment, you may qualify.

Receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include heat pumps, comprehensive draft proofing, attic insulation and wall insulation. To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863

AffordAbility Fund / Province of Ontario
Insulation (for natural gas customers) 100% of cost If you qualify, you could receive new insulation and draft proofing installed by experienced professionals at no cost. Your home must be heated by natural gas and the homeowner must fall into one of the eligible household income brackets in order to qualify. Visit www.winterproofing.ca to learn more about eligibility requirements and complete an online application form. Enbridge Home Winterproofing Program
Insulation- Attic/Cathedral/Flat roof Up to $500 Conduct a pre- and post-Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) before and after the installation of your energy improvements and receive $500 to increase attic insulation to at least R50 from R12 or less or $250 from R13 to R25, or $500 to increase the cathedral/flat roof insulation by at least R14.

Must insulate a minimum of 20 per cent of the total ceiling area.

Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Insulation – Basement Up to $1,000 Conduct a pre- and post-Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) before and after the installation of your insulation. Receive $1,000 to add at least R23 or $500 to add at least R12 to 100% of basement; $1,000 to add at least R23 or $400 to add at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall; $450 to add at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space. Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Insulation – Exterior Walls Up to $1,500 Conduct a pre- and post-Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) before and after the installation of your insulation.  Receive $1,000 to add at least R3.8 of exterior wall insulation, or $1,500 to add at least R9, to 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12.

Pre-qualify for the program at www.enbridgesmartsavings.com.

Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
LED Light Bulbs 100% of cost For customers who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but still find their electricity bills to be a burden.

Whether you rent or own, live in a house or an apartment, you may qualify.

Equipment offered may include: block heater timer, smart power bar, efficient showerheads, aerators, hot water pipe insulation and LED light bulbs, along with energy-saving tips.

To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund / Province of Ontario
Power Bars 100% of cost For electricity customers who do not qualify for low-income conservation programs but find their electricity bills a burden.

Receive a Home Energy Kit with upgrades that you can easily install yourself. The equipment offered may include: block heater timer, smart power bar, efficient showerheads, aerators, hot water pipe insulation and LED light bulbs, along with energy-saving tips.

To qualify, complete the contact form or call 1-855-494-3863.

AffordAbility Fund /
Government of Ontario
Smart Thermostat $75 Purchase a qualifying Smart Thermostat and install it yourself or through a qualifying contractor before December 31, 2018.

To be eligible, you must not have applied and received an incentive related to the thermostat through any other conservation program in Ontario.

Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Toronto Renovates Homeowners Program* Up to $20,000 Lower-income seniors and people with a disability who wish to make health or safety repairs or accessibility modifications to their homes can receive a forgivable loan up to $20,000 maximum to repair anything under the following areas: heating, plumbing, electrical, structural, and fire safety. May be combined with the City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program.

*Due to high volumes and pending confirmation from the Province of Ontario on Toronto Renovates funding allocation for the April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020 period, the Toronto Renovates Homeowners Program is temporarily suspending acceptance of assessment requests commencing Thursday, January 24, 2019. Assessment requests submitted after this date will not be accepted.

City of Toronto
Water Heater $200 Conduct a pre- and post- Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) before and after the installation of your energy improvements and receive $200 for replacing your water heater with 0.80 EF or higher tanked natural gas or propane water heater or a 0.82 EF or higher tankless natural gas or propane water heater. Combi-system qualifies as a water heater. Enbridge Home Energy Conservation
Windows/Door/Skylight $40/window, door, skylight Conduct a pre- and post- Home Energy Audit with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA) before and after the installation of your energy improvements and receive $40 per rough opening (windows, doors, or skylights) when replaced with ENERGY STAR® Zone 2 or 3 qualified model. Enbridge Home Energy Conservation