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Home Reno Rebates

Rebates for electrically heated homes homes and non-Union Gas customers have ended as of October 1, 2018. 

Get up to $5,000 back when you renovate!

If you own a single family dwelling (house, semi-detached or townhouse) or a duplexed house, you can receive up to $5,000 in home reno rebates for upgrades that improve energy efficiency!

Home energy evaluations included in rebates

Your rebate includes up to $550 towards completing the mandatory initial and follow-up evaluations.  So if you make upgrades in at least 2 categories, you get up to $550 of your costs back.

We’re a charity. No HST!

As a charity, Reep Green Solutions is not required to charge HST.

Timeline for evaluations and work

  • Complete a pre-renovation energy evaluation before starting any renovations
  • Complete 2 or more eligible renovation categories to make your home more energy efficient
  • Complete a post-renovation energy evaluation within 120 days of the initial evaluation

Contact Reep Green Solutions to find out more.

For Union Gas customers as of Nov 1st:

Bonus rebates!

An incentive to do more upgrades

If you complete home energy upgrades in more than two categories below, you get $250 for each additional category.

Home energy upgrade categories

and potential rebates

For insulation rebates, you can do less than 100%. Your potential rebate matches the percentage that you do insulate. So for example if you insulate 50% of your basement walls by adding at least R23, you could get 50% of the $100 rebate or $500.

Category 1 – Basement Insulation

Basement insulation – When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable grants are pro-rated to a maximum of $1,000 based on the total combined wall area of basement and crawl space (see Union Gas’s website for full details)

1a. Basement Insulation            Up to $1,000

For adding at least R23 to 100% of basement

1b. Basement Insulation            Up to $500

For adding at least R12 to 100% of basement

1c. Basement Insulation            Up to $800

For adding at least R23 to 100% of crawl space wall

1d. Basement Insulation          Up to $400

For adding at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall

1e. Basement Insulation        Up to $450

For adding at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space

 

Category 2 – Exterior Wall Insulation

Basement and Ext. Walls – For a semi-detached, exterior wall and basement wall insulation rebates are 75 per cent of the amounts shown.

2a. Exterior Wall Insulation   Up to $1,500

Add at least R9 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum  of R12

2b. Exterior Wall Insulation   Up to $1,000

Add at least R3.8 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12

 

Category 3 – Attic Insulation

Attic insulation – Insulate a minimum of 20 per cent of the total ceiling area. When the roof consists of more than one type and/or sections (i.e., any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof), rebates are pro-rated based on the total ceiling area percentages upgraded. The rebate for any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof cannot exceed $500

3a. Attic Insulation               Up to $500

For increasing attic insulation from R12 or less to at least R50

3b. Attic Insulation             Up to $250

For increasing attic insulation from R13 to R25 to at least R50

3c. Attic Insulation            Up to $500

For increasing cathedral/flat roof insulation by at least R14

 

Category 4 – Air Sealing

Air Sealing $150 …base target identified in the pre-assessment

Air Sealing $100 …base target identified in the pre-assessment

 

4a. Air Sealing                  $150 if you achieve 10% or more above base target

4b. Air Sealing                  $100 if you achieve base target

 

Category 5 – Furnace or Boiler

Furnace / Boiler*     $750

Furnace Rebate:

Furnace – Replace current furnace (must be < 95% efficient) with a 95% efficient or higher natural gas furnace

Boiler – Replace current gas boiler (must be < 90% efficient) with a 90% efficient or higher natural gas boiler

**Maximum one eligible heating system rebate per meter. Your home’s primary heating source must be a natural gas furnace or boiler. Combi units qualify as boilers and are eligible for boiler rebates (see Union Gas’s website for full details about combi units)

 

Category 6 – Water Heater

Water Heater        $200

Water Heater Rebate:
Replace current gas water heater with 0.80 EF or higher tanked natural gas water heater.

Or Replace current gas water heater with 0.90 EF or higher tankless natural gas water heater.

**Maximum one water heater rebate per home. Switching to/from an electric water heater does not qualify for the rebate. Combo units qualify as water heaters and are eligible for water heater rebates (see Union Gas’s website for full details about combo units)

Category 7 – Windows, doors and skylights

Window Rebate:

$40 rebate per rough opening. Bay window considered one rough opening.

Window/Door/Skylight   $40 each

For each window, door or skylight replaced with a Zone 2 or 3 ENERGYSTAR-qualified model

Full details at Union Gas.com

Heating and cooling incentive

You can also apply for the Heating and Cooling Incentive for a new gas furnace replacement and the installation of an air conditioner.

  • Energy Star qualified central air conditioning system with a minimum SEER 18 and EER 13 – $600
  • Gas Furnace with Electrically Commutated Motor (ECM) – $250

Note: Not offered through Union Gas rebate program (separate program through contractors, please talk with your contractor for details)

Get started now! 

Call 519-744-9799 to book an evaluation

We’re also happy to answer any questions you may have!

Hire the Home Energy Coach

Our Home Energy Coach is available to be hired by you if you seek more comprehensive advice such as how to maximize your rebate by doing more than 2 upgrades or get help creating a game plan for your major renovation project.

Together, we are making an impact!

See the impact made by Home Energy Evaluations on the environment and local economy!

We are a licensed service organization

Reep Green Solutions provides EnerGuide Homes evaluations across Waterloo Region and most of southwestern Ontario under an agreement with Green Communities Canada.

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