To participate in the Enbridge Home Efficiency Rebate you must meet the following requirements:
- Live in a detached house, semi-detached house or row townhouse.
- The residence must be heated by natural gas
- The residence must be in the Enbridge Gas Franchise Service Area.
- You must complete an energy assessment both before and after renovations take place.
- You must complete at least two (2) eligible renovations/upgrades.
High-Efficiency Furnace or Boiler
For replacing a less than 96% AFUE natural gas furnace with a 96% AFUE or higher condensing natural gas furnace. Note: If you are upgrading your natural gas furnace, you must complete at least 2 additional upgrades (a total of 3 upgrades) to qualify for the Home Efficiency Rebate.
For replacing a less than 90% AFUE natural gas boiler with a 90% AFUE or higher condensing natural gas boiler.
Note: The combi system qualifies as a boiler and is eligible for the rebate. Boiler that generates space heating and domestic hot water (includes AFUE rating). Maximum one eligible heating system rebate per meter. Your home's primary heating source must be natural gas.
Add at least R23 to 100% of basement
Add at least R12 to 100% of basement
Add at least R23 to 100% of crawl space wall
Add at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall
Add at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space
Must upgrade a minimum of 20% of total wall area. The rebate is pro-rated based on the percentage of wall area insulated and does not include walls between individual units. For a semi-detached, rebates are 75% of the amounts shown.
When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable rebates are pro-rated to a maximum of $1,000 based on the total combined wall area of basement and crawl space. For example, if your total foundation area is 40% crawl space and 60% basement, and you add at least R23 to 100% of the crawl space area, but 0% of the basement area, then you would qualify for a $320 rebate (40% x $800 = $320).
Exterior wall insulation
Add at least R20 to 100% of building
Add at least R9 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12
Add at least R3.8 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12
Rebates are pro-rated based on the total wall area % upgraded. Min 20% of total wall area upgraded. Homes with less than 2x4 structure are exempt from R12 minimum with photo documentation of wall structure.
For Increasing attic insulation to at least R60 from R35 or less
For Increasing cathedral/flat roof insulation by at least R14
Must upgrade a minimum of 20% of the total ceiling area. When the roof consists of more than one type and/or sections (i.e., any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof), rebates are pro-rated based on the total ceiling area percentages upgraded. The rebate for any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof cannot exceed $500.
Achieve 10% or more above base target
Achieve base target
For each window, door or skylight replaced with ENERGY STAR® Zone 2 or 3 qualified model.
rebate per rough opening. Bay window considered one rough opening.
1 $40 rebate per rough opening. Bay window considered one rough opening.
1 Maximum one water heater rebate per home. Switching to/from electric water heater does not qualify for the rebate. Water heater rebates are not available for electrically heated homes.
2 A combi or combo system CANNOT qualify for both the space heating boiler rebate and the domestic hot water rebate; it counts as one measure. However, replacing a combi or combo system with a space heating boiler and domestic water heater counts as two measures and qualifies for both rebates.
- For replacing existing natural gas water heater with 0.80 EF or higher tank type ENERGY STAR® qualified natural gas water heater
- For replacing existing natural gas water heater with 0.90 EF or higher tankless ENERGY STAR® qualified natural gas water heater
Note: The combo system qualifies as a water heater and is eligible for the rebate. Domestic water heater (usually with air handler - fan) that generates hot water and space heating (includes EF rating)
Maximum one water heater rebate per home. Switching to/from an electric water heater does not qualify for the rebate.
Replacing a heating system and water heater with a combo system counts as one measure and qualifies for water heater rebate only
Replacing existing combo system with furnace/boiler and water heater counts as one measure and qualifies for water heater rebate only
Replacing the air handler with a furnace without replacing the water heater does not qualify for a rebate
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†If you are upgrading your natural gas furnace, you must complete at least 2 additional upgrades (a total of 3 upgrades) to qualify for the Home Efficiency Rebate. The participant form signed in the home during the pre-assessment will outline the eligible incentive available to the homeowner. If you intend to start renovations, demolition of your home or install retrofit measures, please ensure that you have your initial home energy assessment completed. An energy assessment cannot be performed on a home during renovations or demolition or after new equipment has already been installed. *If your primary heating system breaks down between Oct. 15, 2019 and Mar. 31, 2020, you may immediately replace your heating system before completing an initial energy assessment if (a) you take a picture of the old heating system that clearly shows the venting, (b) you contact a Registered Energy Advisor within 5 days of the heating system replacement, and (c) the pre-assessment occurs within 30 days of heating system replacement. A second eligible upgrade must be completed to participate in the program. Please contact a Registered Energy Advisor to confirm eligibility. Fuel switching from any other fuel to natural gas is not permitted. To achieve the base target for air sealing, the homeowner must consult with their Registered Energy Advisor. To understand more about your base target and the incentive you could receive, please review your Energy Efficiency Evaluation report provided to you after completion of your initial home energy assessment. Only one enrollment for incentive per household is permitted. Subject to change or cancellation without notice at any time. Enbridge Gas makes no representation, warranty or guarantee regarding the projected savings of any efficiency measures or performance of installed equipment. Upon receiving your final home energy assessment information from your Service Organization, Enbridge Gas will facilitate payment within 6-12 weeks. As a reminder, it can take up to 40 days after your final home energy assessment for Enbridge Gas to receive your application from the Service Organization. Maximum of 120 days between the first and second assessment allowed. If there are circumstances that don’t allow you to complete your first and second assessment within 120 days, your advisor can request an extension which will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Incentives are available on first come, first served basis. Incentive payment is subject to availability of funds. Enbridge Gas reserves the right to revise without advance notice including incentive amounts and eligibility. Homeowner is responsible for ensuring incentive eligibility, choosing eligible certified energy advisors, keeping invoices and meeting criteria and deadlines.
To qualify for the Home Efficiency Rebate (HER): i) The homeowner agrees he/she will not participate in any other gas or building envelope program (s) offered by parties outside of Enbridge Gas Inc., between the Initial Assessment and the Final Assessment and ii) The homeowner confirms he/she has not applied for, nor will apply in the future for, rebates/incentives from other energy efficiency/conservation programs (including GreenON) for the same qualifying energy efficiency improvements for which the homeowner is eligible to receive incentives through the Home Efficiency Rebate.