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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, up to $600 of the costs of your home energy assessment is covered.
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.
Get rebates up to $5000
toward the cost of home energy upgrades
ELECTRIC or NON-ELECTRIC Heated Homes
Conversion do not qualify
Up to $600 reimbursement of assessment fees
$150 for achieving 10% or more above target
$100 for achieving target
$500 to increase to R50 from R12 or less
$250 to increase to R50 from R13 to R25
$500 to add R14 to a cathedral/flat roof
$1,750 to add R9 to achieve R12 or more
$1,250 to add R3.8 to achieve R12 or more
$1,250 to add R23
$750 to add R12
$1,000 to add R23 to all crawlspace walls
$500 to add at least R10 to all crawlspace walls
$500 to add at least R24 to 100% of floor above
Windows & Doors
$80 per structural opening for ENERGY STAR qualified windows and doors
Insulation rebates are pro-rated
Above rebate amounts assume 100% coverage
If your home’s primary heat source is
$500 for a qualifying, upgraded, ENERGY STAR gas water heater. www.uniongas.com/homereno for more details.
$1,000 for qualifying 95%+ AFUE condensing furnace or 90%+ AFUE boiler
Wood Burning System
$750 for qualifying indoor wood-burning or pellet-burning appliance, indoor masonary heater, or outdoor wood-burning appliance
If your home’s primary heat source is
Up to $5,800 to upgrade from Electric Furnace or Electric Baseboard heat to qualifying Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP)
For further details, visit: www.uniongas.com/homereno
Perform 3 qualifying upgrades and get an additional $250. Complete 4 and get an additional $500 and so on, up to your cap of $5,000
Get more information at BuyWiseConsulting.com
A MINIMUM OF 2 UPGRADES LISTED ABOVE MUST BE PERFORMED TO QUALIFY.
NOTE: Full program details available at 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 ensuring rebate eligibility, keeping invoices, required documents, meeting criteria and deadlines.
*As long as you complete two qualifying measures from other side.
SEER 18 or more………..$600
that are 15 years old or older with new ENERGY STAR units (old unit must be disposed of prior to follow-up energy assessment):
ENERGY STAR Refrigerator…………..$75/unit
ENERGY STAR Freezer…………………. $75/unit
ENERGY STAR Dehumidifier…………$30/unit
ENERGY STAR Window AC……………$25/unit
ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer……..$75/unit
Ways You Benefit
Increased home comfort.
Save Money on Upgrades, Save Money on Utility Bills.
Own a detached or semi detached home, row/town house, or mobile home.
The house must be located in the Union Gas program area.
House is heated by natural gas, oil, propane, electricity, or wood.
You must complete an energy assessment both before & after renovations.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR REBATES
Call or go online to book your initial home energy assessment before you start any work.
An Energy Advisor will provide a home energy rating report.
Your Energy advisor will return to complete a final energy assessment after the upgrades are completed and file the paperwork on your behalf.
Then sit back in the comfort of your upgraded home and your rebate check will be mailed.
Start the process today at BuyWiseConsulting.com
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.
- 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
- 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
We offer Home Energy assessments and Home Reno Rebates in Ontario, in the following locations:
Windsor, Kingsville, Leamington, Chatham, Wallaceburg, Sarnia, Strathroy, London, St. Thomas, Port Stanley, Aylmer, Tillsonburg, Ingersoll, Woodstock, Brantford, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Grand Bend, Goderich, Exeter, Stratford, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa.