Canada Greener Homes Grant & Home Efficiency Rebate Plus Important Update

The Canada Greener Homes Grant and Home Efficiency Rebate Plus programs are closed to new applicants. If you had an application with the Canada Greener Homes Grant prior to 2023 be sure to check your application status. There may have been an email sent to you stating your application is closed. You will need to contact Canada Greener Homes Grant to have them reactivate it before you can complete your process.

For more information visit the website for the Canada Greener Homes Grant and the Home Efficiency Rebate Plus

New programs are in development. An announcement is hopeful for spring 2024.

Active programs:

Canada Greener Homes Loan – The Canada Greener Homes Loan offers a zero interest loan of up to $40,000 with up to 10 years to pay it back. This loan can be used for any of the upgrades that qualified under the Canada Greener Homes Grant. The eligible upgrades include:

  1. Solar Panels and Battery Storage
  2. Heat Pumps
  3. Heat Pump Water Heaters
  4. Windows and Doors
  5. Insulation – Attic, Exterior Walls, Foundation: including headers/rim joist and crawl space ceiling
  6. Foundation Waterproofing
  7. Air Sealing

CMHC Eco Plus – Partial refund (up to 25%) of your mortgage insurance premiums. 

Saegen Energy Efficient Housing Program – Partial refund (up to 25%) of your mortgage insurance premiums.
Both CMHC and Saegen offer the partial refund incentive for existing homes that reach the greenhouse gas target for their region.

All of the active programs require a pre and post-retrofit energy evaluation/audit by a registered energy advisor. Energy advisors are registered by Natural Resources Canada and are required to process their files through a registered service organization.
When selecting an energy advisor, it is highly recommended to ask if the are members of the Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors (CACEA).
CACEA holds their members to the highest standards in the industry. CACEA members are required to remain current with education and follow a strict code of ethics.