On May 27, 2021, the federal government revealed the details for the Canada Greener Homes Grant, a financial assistance for homeowners who are renovating to make their homes both more energy efficient and more comfortable. $2.6 billion over seven years, starting in 2020-2021, will be provided to Natural Resources Canada
In Quebec, owners will have to register for the Rénoclimat program to benefit from this subsidy.
What does this initiative offer?
Up to 700,000 grants of a maximum amount of $5000 each to help homeowners make energy-efficient renovations to their homes, such as improving the ventilation system.
EnerGuide assessments (up to $600) and expert advice for homeowners so they can start planning their renovations.
Recruitment and training of EnerGuide energy efficiency advisors to meet growing demands, which will also create new jobs across Canada.
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Conditions of admission:
Canadian eligible homeowners can participate in the initiative regardless of where they live.
Perform an evaluation by Rénoclimat.
Perform at least one renovation that is both eligible and recommended by your energy advisor in his report.
Only owners who carry out at least one renovation will be reimbursed.
Provide copies of all your documents and retain them until March 31, 2028.
By renovating your home, you will help Canada meet its 2030 climate change commitments and contribute significantly to Canada’s goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Moreover, by saving energy, you are saving money!