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    Saving energy saves you money

    This means homes will be more comfortable and more affordable to maintain while also supporting our environmental objectives. The Canada Greener Homes Grant will help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors, grow our domestic green supply chains, and fight climate change.

    You could be eligible for a grant of up to $5,000
    to help you make energy-efficient retrofits to your home.

    Eligible retrofits with Comfort Care:

    Heating
    Your new pump must be on one of the eligible list of products below in order to be eligible for reimbursement.

    All equipment must be purchased in Canada. Online purchases are only eligible if they are ordered from an online distributor in Canada.

    Two grants are available for ground source heat pump (geothermal system): 1) the installation of a full system or 2) the replacement of the heat pump unit.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible to receive a grant for this equipment, the following criteria must be met:

    • Installation: Your ground source heat pump unit must be installed by a licensed and trained professional. When using a licensed professional it is highly recommended that you obtain proof of their license to install equipment in your province or territory (PDF, 120 KB)
    • Attestation: It is highly recommended that you ask the licensed and trained professional to sign an attestation form that the installation has been completed according to the CSA standard – ANSI/CSA/IGSHPA C448 SERIES (latest version), “Design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for commercial and residential buildings.” Download the attestation form (PDF, 120 KB).
    • Eligible product list: Your new pump must be on a list of eligible products (view below)
    • Purchase location: All ground source heat pump equipment must be purchased in Canada. Online purchases are only eligible if they are ordered from an online distributor in Canada.
    • Performance criteria (see below)
    Equipment Energy efficiency performance criteria Grant amount
    Install a ground Source Heat Pump – full system (geothermal system)
    • Existing system capacity must be ≤ 40kW.

    Open Systems

    • Heating COPh  ≥ 3.6 with 10°C entering water
    • Cooling COPc ≥ 4.75 with 15°C entering water

    Closed Loop Systems

    • Heating COPh ≥ 3.1 with 0°C entering water
    • Cooling COPc ≥ 3.93 with 25°C entering water

    Product eligibility list

    DX systems not eligible.

    $5,000
    Replace a ground Source Heat Pump unit – pump
    • Existing system capacity must be ≤ 40kW.

    Open Systems

    • Heating COPh ≥ 3.6 with 10°C entering water
    • Cooling COPc ≥ 4.75 with 15°C entering water

    Closed Loop Systems

    • Heating COPh ≥ 3.1 with 0°C entering water
    • Cooling COPc ≥ 3.93 with 25°C entering water

    Product eligibility list

    DX systems are not eligible.

    $3,000
    Water heating accounts for over 20% of the energy used in the average Canadian home. Learn more about making the switch to a more energy-efficient water heater to save money on your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint.

    There are installation requirements that must be met as follows:

    • Must be installed by a licensed and trained professional. When using a licensed professional it is highly recommended that you obtain proof of their license to install equipment in your province or territory.
    • Your new water heater must be on the list of eligible products
    • All equipment must be purchased in Canada. Online purchases are only eligible if they are ordered from an online distributor in Canada.
    Option: Eligibility criteria for reimbursement Grant amount per home
    Replace your domestic water heater with an ENERGY STAR certified domestic hot water heat pump (DHW-HP) Energy efficiency performance and installation

    • ENERGY STAR certification as defined at the first home evaluation (pre-retrofit)
    • Capacity ≤ 55 gal
      • EF ≥ 2.00 with FHR ≥ 50 gallons per hour or UEF ≥ 2.00 FHR ≥ 45 gallons per hour
    • Capacity > 55 gal
      • EF ≥ 2.20 FHR ≥ 50 gallons per hour or UEF ≥ 2.20 FHR ≥ 45 gallons per hour
    $1,000
    For air source heat pumps, there are two levels of grants depending on the size of the equipment installed. Learn more about heat pumps

    Criteria:

    The following installation requirements must be met:

    • Attestations: It is highly recommended that homeowners get two attestations from the contractor:
    • Eligible product lists: Your new pump must be on the list of eligible products (view below)
    • Purchase location: All equipment must be purchased in Canada. Online purchases are only eligible if they are ordered from an online distributor in Canada.
    • Performance criteria (see below)
    Equipment Energy efficiency performance criteria Grant amount
    Air source heat pump (ASHP) Install a complete ENERGY STAR certified new or replacement air source heat pump (ASHP) system or a variable capacity cold climate air source heat pump (ccASHP) system, intended to service the entire home. The newly installed system must meet the following criteria:

    Note: In case of central split ducted and single package systems, if part of the ENERGY STAR certified system, the furnace or air handler must always be the specified matching unit.

    $2,500
    Install a complete ENERGY STAR certified new or replacement air source heat pump (ASHP) system, intended to service the entire home (not available for Quebec or Nova Scotia residents) The newly installed system must meet the following criteria:

    • minimum total rated heating capacity at 8.3°C of 3.52kW (12,000 Btu/h)
    • HSPF (AHRI Climate Region Zone IV) ≥ 10
    • minimum three indoor heads for ductless units or central system
    • Your new pump must be on the list of eligible products (not available for Quebec or Nova Scotia residents)

    Note: In case of central split ducted and single package systems, if part of the ENERGY STAR certified system, the furnace or air handler must always be the specified matching unit.

    $4,000
    Cold Climate Heat Pumps (CCHP) Install a complete ENERGY STAR certified new or replacement variable capacity cold climate air source heat pump (ccASHP) system, intended to service the entire home.
    • a new or replacement CCHP system intended to service the entire home
    • compressor must be variable capacity with three or more distinct operating speeds, or continuously variable speed
    • minimum total rated heating capacity at 8.3°C of 3.52kW (12,000 BTU/h)
    • HSPF (AHRI Climate Region Zone IV) ≥ 10
    • minimum three indoor heads for ductless or central system
    • COP of ≥ 1.8 at -15°C (5°F) (at maximum capacity operation);
    • capacity Maintenance (Max -15°C (5°F)/Rated 8.3°C (47°F)) ≥ 70%
    • Your new pump must be on the list of eligible products
    • Quebec and Nova Scotia residents: Your new pump must be on the list of eligible products

    Note: For central ducted systems, if part of the cold climate heat pump listed systems, the furnace or air handler must always be the specified matching unit.

    Thermostast
    Smart or programmable thermostats help improve your comfort, help you save money on your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint. Choosing a smart or programmable thermostat allows you to schedule temperatures to automatically adjust to energy-saving time-frames.

    Eligibility criteria for reimbursement:

    • Must be combined with other retrofit measures from the Canada Greener Homes Grant.Exclusions: New heat pumps are installed with new thermostats and cannot be combined with this grant. A resiliency measure and a thermostat must be combined with another measure (in order to qualify for the grants).
    • All equipment must be purchased in Canada.
    • Online purchases are only eligible if they are ordered from an online distributor in Canada.
    Options: Grant amount
    • Replace a manual thermostat with a programmable or smart/adaptive thermostat
    $50

    How to apply?

    By registering for the Greener Homes Grant Homeowners are eligible for pre-and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluations (energy audit) of up to $600, as well as related modifications of up to $5,000. Therefore, under this initiative, applicants are eligible for grants of up to $5,600.

    In order to apply for this grant you have to first Book your a Pre-Retrofit Home Energy Audit.

    To know more about the application process, visit All Season Inspection to schedule your audit