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ecoENERGY– Retrofit Homes program

Grants and Rebates for Consumers

It’s possible to save money and save the environment.

Find out which grants and incentives fit your personal needs at home and on the road.

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes – Is available to owners of single family homes including detached, semi-detached and low rise multi-unit residential buildings. Property owners can qualify for a federal grant for improving the energy efficiency of their home. The maximum grant you can receive per home or multi-unit residential building is $5,000.

Tax Credit for Public Transit Passes – If you regularly take the bus, subway, commuter rail or ferry, you can get a tax break equal to 15.25% of the cost of a monthly transit pass just by saving your expired passes. The credit will also apply to certain weekly passes and electronic fare card purchases.

Other Incentives

Canada Benefits – On the Canada Benefits Web site, you can find information about federal, provincial, and territorial benefit programs and services for individuals.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation offers a 10 percent refund on its mortgage loan insurance premium when a borrower buys or builds an energy-efficient home. To qualify for this refund, the home’s energy efficiency must be rated using the EnerGuide rating system or be R-2000 certified and meet certain minimum requirements.

Directory of Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Programs in Canada – Natural Resources Canada

Federal, Provincial, Territorial and Municipal Incentives and Rebates – Take advantage of grants, rebates, discounts and other incentives available to help you use less energy, switch to renewable energy and produce less waste at home and on the road.

Grants and Incentives – Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resources Canada