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Tankless water heaters, also known as instantaneous or demand-type water heaters, offer hot water only when it’s needed. Their best attribute is they never produce standby energy losses related to storage water heaters, saving you a substantial amount of money.
To approximately 80% of buyers that purchase a house valued more than $200,000, a fireplace tops the list of most desirable amenities. Besides, who isn’t into warming up next to a cozy fireplace in the winter or anytime it’s cold?
Insulation acts as barrier to heat gain and heat loss. By insulating your house, you’ll keep warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Insulation helps you save up to 40% in cooling and heating bills.
Many Canadians enter the fall season by enjoying the crisp air and putting on sweaters and light jackets after a hot summer. But this is often short lived as memories from winters past start to set in, knowing we can never fully deny the inevitable.
The Ontario government recently announced a rebate program for home energy assessments and qualifying renovations. With up to $5,000 up for grabs, it’s a great time to consider an energy assessment! Some incentives for renovations is the opportunity to receive $1,000 with the upgrade of your heating system.
Most of us know that owning a home is a huge commitment. From the initial buying process to caring for it over the years, it can be a labour of love, but also a major investment of both time and money. Just like any investment, it needs to start off on the right foot, and be occasionally checked up on over time.
So you’ve decided to get a home energy assessment. Or have you? Maybe you want to see if you can save money on your electric bill, or maybe you just want to improve your carbon footprint. Regardless of the reason, you’re considering taking the step, let’s talk about the benefits of an energy assessment.
Buying and selling homes is no easy matter; it takes time, patience, and energy to hone that craft. When selling homes, anything you can use to help a home be more attractive to buyers should be considered an asset to your repertoire, and a tool to throw into the mix when needed.
So you’ve taken the first step and decided to get an energy audit. It could be for many reasons, but the most important thing is that you’ve decided to get it done. Now that you’ve taken that step, you’re looking at numerous companies, everyone coming at you using a unique angle or marketing ploy.