With simple solutions, low-interest loans, and thousands of dollars in rebates available, there’s never been a better time to improve your home’s energy efficiency. The table below includes incentives from the City of Toronto and utility companies, including programs for low-income households.
Important Note: Before starting renovations, you must conduct an EnerGuide Home Energy Assessment with a Registered Energy Advisor (REA). There are terms and conditions for all programs.
|Air Sealing||Up to $1,300||Toronto homeowners who complete a pre-and post-Home Energy Audit can receive up to $1,200 for eliminating drafts, improving air quality and saving energy with draft proofing.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Basement Flooding Protection||Up to $3,400||Eligible work includes installing a backwater valve, a sump pump, severance and capping of a home’s storm sewer, or external weeping tile connection.||Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program / City of Toronto|
|Canada Greener Homes Loan||up to $40,000||Offers interest-free financing to help homeowners complete the energy retrofits your energy advisor recommends.||Canada Greener Homes Loan|
Grants are available to support the installation of green 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 (to a maximum of $50,000) or $100/m2 for a green roof (to a maximum of $100,000).
|Eco-Roof Incentive Program / City of Toronto|
|Heat pumps||Up to $7,800||For installing an electric heat pump.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Heat pumps||Up to $2,500||Home Energy Loan Program participants may receive up to $2,500 when they install a heat pump. Terms and conditions apply.||City of Toronto|
|Home Assistance Program||Free||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 Assessments||up to $600||Receive up to $600 to cover the cost of a pre-and post-Home Energy Assessment. Terms and conditions apply.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
Home Energy Loan Program
|Up to $125,000||Get a low-interest loan from the City of Toronto to cover the cost of your home energy improvements.
Repay the loan at any time without penalty. Eligible improvements include energy-efficient furnaces, windows, doors, solar PV panels, insulation, etc. You may use this program in conjunction with other rebates and incentive offerings. Terms and conditions apply.
|Insulation (for natural gas customers)||100% of the cost||If you qualify, you could receive new insulation and draft proofing installed by experienced professionals at no cost. To qualify, your home must be heated by natural gas, and the homeowner must fall into one of the eligible household income brackets. Visit winterproofing.ca to learn about eligibility requirements and complete an online application form.||Enbridge Home Winterproofing Program|
|Insulation||Up to $10,000||Improve comfort, reduce energy costs and prevent moisture damage with attic, foundation, wall and exposed floor insulation.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Smart Thermostat||Up to $125||Program participants may receive up to $125 for installing a smart thermostat. Terms and conditions apply.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Solar PV||Up to $5,000||Install a solar photovoltaic system.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Solar PV||$1,000||Home Energy Loan Program participants can receive $1,000 when they install solar PV. Terms and conditions apply.||City of Toronto|
|Water Heater||Up to $7,800||Switch to a hot water heat pump.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|
|Windows and Doors||Up to $325 for each||Replace your doors, windows or sliding glass doors with ENERGY STAR® certified models.||Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate Plus|