Renovating Your Home or Cottage in Quebec? You Might be Eligible for the EcoRenov Tax CreditThe EcoRenov tax credit was announced by the Quebec government in October, 2013 and it is available to homeowners to make specific renovations until November 1, 2014. A contract with a certified contractor or company must be in place between October 8, 2013 and...
Energy Efficiency — Creating and Implementing an Action PlanI’ve written many articles on energy efficiency, and read a lot on it as well, where I’ve always gotten frustrated are the uncoordinated tips that are given about improving your home’s energy efficiency. “Buy this super duper auto shut-off...
Home Improvement Grants and Rebates Available in Toronto
A guide to grants and rebates available to Toronto residents for energy efficiency upgrades.
Benchmark Your Home’s Energy Consumption By Hiring an Energy Auditor
If you’re interested in cutting your home’s energy use (not to mention your monthly bills), you have to know where your energy is going in the first place, and much of it might be out the window (or through the door, roof or basement). An energy auditor can help you pinpoint your home’s worst insulated areas, discover air leaks and help determine your furnace’s efficiency rating so that you can figure out the best places to spend your money to make the biggest difference to your home’s overall use of energy.
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