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City of Markham Earth Hour 2018

Cornell Community Centre, 3201 Bur Oak Boulevard, Markham

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The City of Markham is hosting their 5th Annual Earth Hour event at the Cornell Community Centre. Come out and experience the sustainability fair, where Windfall Centre will be demonstrating our Bike Blender Smoothies and promoting Home Energy Efficiency.

Markham Earth Hour Poster

The Emerging Shift in Home Buyer Priorities

FREE Workshop: brought to you by SAGE Real Estate

Millennials now account for 34% of the real estate market and their priorities lie with smart, green, energy efficient homes. Do you have the knowledge prospective clients will be looking for regarding home automation, rooftop solar, and home energy ratings? Attend the workshop to gain the knowledge you need to stay up-to-date.

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Parents, kids wage battle for "real food"

"We deserve every opportunity to grow up healthy"

Healthy Kids Community Challenge and the Town of Aurora have recommended that local community centre concession stands and vending machines should sell at least 55% healthy snack and beverage options. Many residents of Aurora, including kids, have supported the initiative by speaking at Council meetings and signing a petition to spark change.

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Flooding Season Begins

Find your solution to flooding

Recent flooding events have started occurring due to rapid snow melt. Frozen soils and paved surfaces means an increase in stormwater runoff with no where to drain. Prepare your home against flooding with these simple tips.

I want to stay dry

Smart Home Buyers Look for Green

Energy efficiency for the Home

Windfall Centre and Environmental Defence want to show you the benefits of an energy efficient home. Homes built or renovated for efficiency can save up to 30% on your energy bills. There are also incentives and rebates available to make upgrading your home more affordable. To learn more, read the blog post.

Environmental Defence blog post

Winterproofing Just Became Easier

New qualifying maximum annual income

Recent changes to the Home Winterproofing Program make it easier to improve the comfort of your home. The updated maximum gross annual income helps more homeowners qualify for new insulation and draftproofing, completely free. To learn how you can lower your energy bills, contact Windfall Centre.

Get cozy with Winterproofing

Home Energy Conservation Program

Receive up to $5000 in energy rebates

The relaunched Home Energy Conservation Program is now providing up to $5000 in rebates when you decided to upgrade your home for energy efficiency. If you want to know how you can save energy and put the money back in your pocket, contact Windfall Centre today.

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Power Off and Play!

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge has a new theme

Power Off and Play! encourages kids and families to build a balanced day by replacing screen time with more physical activity. With all the new devices, limiting the time that kids spend looking at screens has never been harder. Encouraging active and fun alternatives is critical for their physical health and well-being.

Find out more here

News flash, your house is cold

It's time for an Energy Assessment

If those winter blues are starting to sink in, let Windfall Centre help to lift your spirits with a Home Energy Assessment. Learn how to restore comfort to your home with one of our Registered Home Energy Experts. Together, you can banish drafty rooms and relight the warmth in your smile.

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Save on your home energy bills with HESI

Home Energy Savings Initiative

Hosted by The Roots Collaborative

The Home Energy Savings Initiative (HESI) is a not for profit program that helps to reduce energy consumption in your home through simple, low-cost, DIY actions. Watch the video to find out how you can take advantage of the savings!

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ClimateWise partners with Faith & The Common Good

Linking business and spirituality for a greener future

ClimateWise and Faith & The Common Good are joining together to assist faith-based communities in achieving their sustainability goals. FCG believes that galvanizing faith groups and their communities into sustainability role models is crucial for a healthier Canada.

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Ontario offering thousands in energy rebates

It's time to renovate your home for energy efficiency

The Green Ontario Fund, which is provincially funded through the cap-and-trade program will begin offering new rebates for home energy retrofits and efficiency upgrades. This will make it easier and more affordable for tenants and homeowners to make sustainable choices for their home improvements.

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The CMHC Green Home program

A home energy assessment could save you money on your mortgage loan insurance premium

Energy efficiency improvements to your home may qualify you for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Green Home premium refund. The CMHC Green Home program provides a mortgage loan insurance premium refund of up to 25% to borrowers who either buy, build or renovate for energy efficiency.

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New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

Qualified home owners can now earn up to $6,355 in incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.

Learn more: Windfall Home Energy Solutions