Insulation deficiencies can lead to ice dams, mould, condensation, bugs or mice infestations, frozen pipes, and soaring energy bills. Improving your insulation slows the rate of heat loss, prevents costly disasters, and improves your comfort and peace of mind.
To become eligible for insulation rebates, have a 20% improvement or better in the R-value/RSI of the insulated area.
Yes, you can combine rebates to improve the insulation in different areas in your house. However, the total grant amount offered by the Federal Government under the Greener Homes Grant is $5,000.
No, the type of insulation does not matter. The retrofit has to improve insulation within specific parameters to be eligible for a grant.
The Renovation Upgrade Report (RUR) provided after your pre-retrofit EnerGuide Assessment will have targeted recommendations of areas to improve your home's energy efficiency. Talk to your Energy Advisor to learn more.
For most sections of your home (except exposed floors or crawl space), you will need to insulate a minimum of 20% of the total wall area to be eligible for the grant. The grant amount will be prorated based on the area insulated.