The Canadian Government introduced the Greener Homes Grant to financially assist homeowners in carrying out various upgrades, particularly those related to energy efficiency.
Step 1: Check the eligibility. Learn about the official requirements via the shared link or our expert team.
Step 2: Submit your application online. Start with your application online here: https://www.nrcan Choose TOTL as your go-to service provider to undertake the EnerGuide assessment. Remember to include your property tax roll number and a valid government ID. Hint: Find your tax roll number on the BC Assessment’s website!
Step 3: Schedule your evaluation. By choosing HomeStep.ca, you’ll join our waiting list automatically. After finishing up with your application, go ahead and book an energy assessment in person.
Once your application is placed on our waitlist, we will personally reach out to you.
Step 4: The evaluation of a home’s energy efficiency conducted before retrofitting.
The assessment provides:
Step 4A: Optional Interest-free loan
The Government of Canada offers a loan of $40,000 that requires no interest and can be utilized to assist in covering the expenses of your renovation project. If you’re interested in obtaining further details, visit the Greener Homes Loan page.
Step 5: Retrofit your home
Once the initial EnerGuide assessment before retrofitting has been conducted, you will receive a comprehensive report containing the outcomes and our suggested actions. Upon reviewing the report, you can make an informed decision regarding the most suitable retrofits for your needs.
Step 6: Post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluation
Schedule an EnerGuide assessment after retrofitting your home and submit the necessary documentation either online or through traditional mail. After the evaluation is finished, you will receive an updated EnerGuide label that reflects the increased energy efficiency of your home.
Step 7: Request and receive your grant.
Once you have finalized your grant amount, which encompasses both the retrofit expenses and the energy advisor’s fee, you will be prompted to confirm it. Once the confirmation is complete, you can expect to receive a check via mail within a span of 30 business days.
The maximum rebate you can receive is $5,600, which includes the $600 allocated towards the evaluation of your energy usage.
Rebates are applicable only to retrofits that have been finished after scheduling your energy evaluation.
You can still receive all provincial rebates for any eligible upgrade.
The Government of Canada is offering interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to assist homeowners in covering the expenses associated with retrofits. These loans can be accessed by individuals and are specially designed to provide financial support for retrofit costs.
The Canada Greener Homes Loan operates in conjunction with the Greener Homes Grant initiative.
Homeowners have the option to choose a loan with a repayment term of 10 years, without any interest. This loan can be used for making retrofits such as insulation, heat pumps, solar panels, and other similar improvements.
Book an appointment by giving us a quick call at 604.880.4095 or click on the button below to fill out an online booking form where you can choose the help you need to take advantage of these great renovations rebates from our governments.