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The Greener Homes program is being combined with the Enbridge HER program effective January 2023.  

The new program is called HER+.

Ontario homeowners will still be eligible for grants to make their homes more energy efficient, regardless of their heating fuel type.

See news release.

Read about HER+.


Availability of Audits Through REAL

REAL has a Registered Energy Advisor ready to perform audits.  Homeowners will be able to  see REAL on the list of potential auditors for the postal code K7A, K7H, K7C and K0G region.  Please contact Alan Leonard at [email protected] if you would like to discuss.  If you had a “D” audit with John Appleby, he is available to do your “E” or post-audit, but is not taking new clients.  You can reach him at (613) 784-9320  or  [email protected].  

Email Alan Leonard

Key components of the program:

  • Up to  700,000 grants of up to $5,000 to help homeowners make energy efficient retrofits to their homes, such as better insulation
  • EnerGuide evaluations (worth up to $600) and expert advice to homeowners so they can begin to plan their retrofits
  • Recruitment and training of EnerGuide energy advisors to meet the increased demand

How does it work:





Some Media References:

How to make the most of that new, federal, ‘green’ home retrofit grant, David Thurnton, CBC News, June 4, 2021.

Northern Ontarians might have to wait to cash in on federal home energy retrofit program, CBC North, May 28, 2021.  Jonathan Pinto interview with Kai Millyard of Green Communities Canada.