How we help you live sustainably

Our programs and services

For Homes

Energuide Home Energy Evaluations
In-depth evaluation of building envelope, ventilation and heating/cooling systems. Check out the Home Reno Rebate program that offers up to $5000 to make energy efficient upgrades that make your home more comfortable while reducing energy use and green house gas emissions.

Home Energy Coach
Our Home Energy Coach can help you determine a game plan for your home and guide you through the steps of making it more energy efficient.

RAIN Smart Homes
We have ideas for you to better manage rain on your property by providing ways for it to soak in, slow it down and keep it clean. We are working with two RAIN Smart Neighbourhoods to implement individual solutions that benefit the neighbourhood.

RAIN Home Visit
A RAIN Home Visit is a great opportunity for Waterloo Region residents to get one-on-one advice from a certified RAIN guide about water issues on their property.

Waste Reduction Initiatives
We are undertaking several waste reduction initiatives including a Zero Waste Challenge.  We are not satisfied with managing waste, we are interested in helping you reduce the waste in your life.

WET Challenge Home Consultations
We perform home visits to guide people on how they can conserve water on behalf of the Region of Waterloo.

Well Aware
Well and septic checkups and workshops help rural residents protect our water.

For Business

Workplace Lunch ‘n Learns
The Workplace Lunch ‘n Learn program is an initiative to spur home energy retrofits by reaching out to homeowners through their workplace.

RAIN Business Visit
Our certified RAIN Business Visit guides conduct consultations with commercial, institutional and multi-residential property owners.

RAIN Educational Workshops
Workshops designed for organizations on how to adopt stormwater management best practices.

Community Action

Together developing a community climate action plan in Waterloo Region.

Reep House for Sustainable Living
Our super-insulated, water-wise, century brick education centre at 20 Mill Street, Kitchener. Tours, workshops and facility rentals available.

Student Programs
A Reep House tour is right for you if you teach high school, university, or college students in engineering, environment, sustainability, geography, science, trades, Specialist High Skills Major programs and many more. Tours, workshops and facility rentals available.

An ecological approach to stormwater management.

Past Achievements

The Great Draftproofing Crackdown
The story of homeowners that hosted work parties and draftproofed their home in the process.

Greening Sacred Spaces
Connecting faith groups to inspire environmental stewardship.

Kitchener Home Energy Grants
Transforming Kitchener’s aging housing stock by encouraging the insulation and air sealing of homes built before 1970.

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