Get Up to $7,100 for making your home more energy efficient!
If you are an Ontario resident and you own your own detached, semi-detached, row home or mobile home, you are now eligible to receive thousands of dollars in rebates for energy-efficient home renovations
Ontario Energy Rebate Programs & Incentives For Home Upgrades
Make energy-efficient upgrades to your home in Ontario, and you may be eligible to offset costs through the Ontario Energy Rebate Program. This program offers incentives to homeowners who upgrade their homes that improve energy efficiency, such as installing a high-efficiency central or ductless heat pump system.
LG Home Comfort is committed to helping you reduce energy usage and costs. Let us help you take advantage of the energy rebate program and navigate the rebate application process, from the home energy assessment to choosing the right upgrades to get you the most rebate. We’re here to make your home more energy-efficient and save money on energy bills.
Ontario Government’s Green Energy Savings Rebate
The Ontario Government’s Green Energy Savings Rebate is a program that offers rebates to homeowners who make energy-efficient home upgrades. This program covers many upgrades, including furnace/boiler replacement, heat pumps, hybrid water heaters, boilers, tankless water heaters, and more.
If you upgrade to an eligible heat pump, you can receive a rebate of up to $7,100. Hybrid water heaters are eligible for a rebate of up to $1,300.
Other eligible upgrades under the program include insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and smart thermostats. Depending on the upgrade, rebates can range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.
By upgrading to energy-efficient appliances, you’ll not only be eligible for rebates under the Green Energy Savings Rebate program but also enjoy lower energy bills, a more comfortable home, and reduced carbon emissions. Plus, you’ll be doing your part to help create a more sustainable future for Ontario and beyond. With the help of LG Home Comfort, you can make the most of the Green Energy Savings Rebate program and save money on your energy bills today.
How to Get an Energy Rebate in Ontario
Step 1: Residential Energy Assessment
Get an energy assessment to determine upgrades and applicable rebates for your home. We partner with Registered Energy Advisors, Energywerx, Energuy, Ameri-Spec, and Homesol, to give you a detailed report.
Step 2: Get a Custom Report
Receive a custom upgrade report based on the energy assessment. It will help you choose the right upgrades and enhancements for your home and ensure maximum rebate eligibility.
Step 3: Make Your Upgrades
Make one eligible upgrade. LG Home Comfort offers a wide range of energy-efficient appliances, including high-efficiency furnaces, boilers, heat pumps, and water heaters, that qualify for rebates under the program.
Step 4: Follow-Up Energy Assessment
Book a follow-up energy assessment to ensure the upgrades work. Make sure you do this crucial step to be eligible for the full rebate amount.
Step 5: Receive Your Rebate Cheque
Receive your rebate cheque within 12 weeks of the final assessment. This cheque can include up to $600 for assessments, plus additional rebates for upgrades.
Who is Eligible for the Green Energy Savings Rebate?
The Green Energy Savings Rebate program in Ontario is available to homeowners who are looking to make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes. To be eligible for the program, you must be a resident of Ontario and have a primary residence in the province.
Eligible homeowners can receive rebates for upgrades that improve energy efficiencies, such as high-efficiency heat pumps, water heaters, insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and smart thermostats.
However, there are some individuals who do not qualify for the program, including:
- Residents of commercial or industrial buildings
- Tenants in a rental unit
- New homes less than 6 months old that have not been occupied or sold
- Homes that are not used as a primary residence
- Homes that are not connected to an electrical utility
If you’re unsure whether you’re eligible for the Green Energy Savings Rebate program, the team at LG Home Comfort can help. We can guide you through the eligibility requirements and help you identify which upgrades are right for your home.
Energy Rebate Program Benefits
The Energy Rebate Program in Ontario offers a range of benefits to homeowners who are looking to make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes.
- Rebates: The program offers rebates that can help offset the cost of upgrading to energy-efficient appliances.
- Lower Energy Bills: Energy-efficient upgrades can help reduce your energy bills and save you money over the long term.
- More Comfortable Home: By upgrading to high-efficiency appliances, you’ll be using less energy to heat and cool your home, resulting in a more comfortable living environment.
- Sustainable Future: Investing in energy efficiency can help reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future.
- Better Air Quality: Energy-efficient appliances can help improve indoor air quality by reducing the amount of pollutants and allergens in the air.
- Increased Home Value: Energy-efficient upgrades can increase the value of your home and make it more attractive to potential buyers.
- Support Local Economy: Investing in energy efficiency can help support local businesses and create jobs in the green energy sector.
Ready to Save Big? Find Out if You Qualify for Ontario Energy Rebates
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the furnace rebate for 2023 in Ontario?
The furnace rebate for 2023 in Ontario has not yet been announced. However, the Ontario Energy Rebate Program offers rebates for furnace upgrades that meet certain energy efficiency requirements.
If a furnace is paired with a hybrid heat pump systems, eligible homeowners can receive up to $6,500 + $600 audit rebate.
How much money can I get in rebates?
The amount of money you can get in rebates depends on the energy-efficient upgrades you make to your home and the rebate program for which you’re eligible.
Under the Ontario Energy Rebate Program, eligible homeowners can receive rebates for a wide range of energy-efficient upgrades, heat pumps, water heaters, insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and smart thermostats. Rebates can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars, depending on the upgrade.
For example, if you choose to upgrade to an eligible heat pump, you can receive a rebate of up to $7,100. Hybrid water heaters are eligible for a rebate of up to $1,300.
How do I get an energy rebate in Ontario?
To get an energy rebate in Ontario, you need a home energy assessment. Then, you’ll receive a custom report with upgrade recommendations. Once you make eligible upgrades, you’ll need to book a follow-up energy assessment. You will get the rebate cheque within 12 weeks of the final assessment. LG Home Comfort can guide you through this process and ensure you receive the maximum rebate possible.
How many upgrades do I need to qualify for an energy rebate?
To qualify for an energy rebate in Ontario, you only need to make one eligible upgrade to your home. Eligible upgrades include a wide range of energy-efficient appliances, such as heat pumps, water heaters, insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and smart thermostats.
Making even one energy-efficient upgrade can have a significant impact on your energy bills and the comfort of your home. By upgrading to high-efficiency appliances, you’ll be using less energy to heat and cool your home, resulting in lower energy bills and a more comfortable living environment.
At LG Home Comfort, we can help you identify which upgrade is right for your home and ensure that you receive the maximum rebate possible. Our team of experts can guide you through the process and help you make an informed decision on which upgrade to choose.
What renovation projects qualify for a rebate?
A wide range of renovation projects can qualify for a rebate under the Ontario Energy Rebate Program. Eligible upgrades include high-efficiency appliances, such as:
- Heating: Heat pumps can all qualify for a rebate.
- Water Heating: Hybrid water heaters can qualify for a rebate.
- Insulation: Upgrading your insulation can help reduce heat loss and improve the energy efficiency of your home, making it eligible for a rebate.
- Windows and Doors: Upgrading to energy-efficient windows and doors can also help reduce heat loss and improve energy efficiency, making it eligible for a rebate.
- Air Sealing: Air sealing your home can help prevent drafts and improve energy efficiency, making it eligible for a rebate.
- Smart Thermostats: Installing a smart thermostat can help you better manage your energy consumption and reduce your energy bills, making it eligible for a rebate.
Contact us today to learn more about available upgrades and how we can help you qualify for a rebate in Ontario.
What happens after I finish my upgrades?
After you finish your energy-efficient upgrades, there are a few final steps you’ll need to take to receive your rebate.
The first step is to book a follow-up energy assessment with a Registered Energy Advisor to verify that the upgrades have been completed and are working as intended. This assessment is crucial to ensure that you’re eligible for the full rebate amount.
After the assessment is complete, you’ll receive a final report detailing the energy savings achieved through the upgrades. This report will be used to calculate the rebate amount.
Finally, you’ll receive your rebate cheque within 12 weeks of the final assessment. The cheque can include up to $600 for assessments, plus additional rebates for upgrades.