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Rebates are Available to Help Improve the Energy Efficiency of your Home

At BuyWise, we monitor energy incentive and rebate programs to keep our clients informed about new programs or changes to existing ones. And when you perform 2 qualifying upgrades, $500 of the costs of your home energy assessment is covered.

Current Incentive Programs include:

  1. The Union Gas Home Reno Rebate program
  2. CMHC Premium Refund for new and existing housing
  3. Genworth Canada Mortgage Insurance Premium Refund

Union Gas Home Reno Rebate Program

Make Your Home Snug and Save

A BuyWise Energy Advisor can perform a home energy assessment and will help you select the renovations or upgrades that will make your home more energy efficient and comfortable. Most important of all, you could be eligible for up to $5000 from Union Gas and the province of Ontario toward qualifying upgrades.

Mouse over or click the type areas of the house to see what rebates are available

Attic Insulation

Air Sealing

Exterior Walls

Windows & Doors

Wood Burning System

Smart Thermostat

Basement Insulation

Water Heater

Crawlspace Insulation



$250 per measure, calculated for 3+ measures.
For example: Complete 3 measures and qualify for a $250 bonus.
Complete 4, and qualify for a $500 bonus.

How to claim the Union Gas Home Reno Rebates

  1. Call or book online
  2. A Energy Advisor will contact you to discuss planned upgrades and schedule a home energy assessment. You will receive a complete energy report for your home.
  3. The home energy assessment fees up to $500, will be reimbursed, for qualifying upgrades.
  4. Then complete at least two of the eligible upgrades.
  5. Your advisor will return to complete the follow-up home energy assessment and file all of the paperwork on your behalf.
  6. Then sit back in the comfort of your upgraded home and your rebate cheque will be mailed.

The Fine Print

  • You must complete at least two eligible upgrades. Full program details available at www.uniongas.com/homereno
  • Union Gas reserves the right to revise or cancel this program without advance notice including rebate amounts and eligibility
  • Homeowners are responsible for enduring rebate eligibility, keeping invoices, required documents, meeting criteria and deadlines

CMHC Green Home Program

Energy-efficient homes can be linked to increased comfort and healthier living while improving energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and lowering the cost of owning and maintaining your home.

CMHC Green Home offers a premium refund of up to 25% to borrowers who either buy, build or renovate for energy efficiency using CMHC-insured financing.

Am I Eligible? This is how you qualify…

  • Buying or Building a Home
  • Buying a Condo
  • Renovating Your Home

NOTE: CMHC reserves the right to revise or cancel this program without advance notice, including rebate amounts and eligibility. For more information: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/moloin/moloin_008.cfm

Genworth Canada Mortgage Insurance Refund

Genworth Canada wants to help protect the environment and support consumers as they make environmentally friendly choices. Through the Energy-Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations are now eligible for significant premium savings when Genworth Canada insurance is obtained.

Consumer Benefits

  • A 10% refund of the Genworth Canada mortgage insurance premium
  • Enhanced qualifying: Debt Servicing Ratios can be calculated using the estimated reduced heating costs as per the energy efficiency evaluation report
  • Available on all Genworth Canada mortgage insurance products

Loan Purpose

  • Purchase — New Construction or Existing Home
  • Purchase Plus Improvements or Refinance with Improvements — where the improvements are being made to make the home more energy-efficient and are funded through a Genworth Canada insured mortgage

NOTE: Genworth reserves the right to revise or cancel this program without advance notice, including rebate amounts and eligibility. For more info: http://genworth.ca/en/products/energy-efficient-housing.aspx

What people are saying about us

John Homeowner
The price of having the home energy assessment was fair and our advisor was well informed of what was involved. He found all the air leaks and gave us solutions on how to eliminate them. He was very helpful, professional and patient.

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