Incentives, rebates, & loans
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Incentives & rebates
- Bioenergy Optimization Program
Convert your company's waste streams and by-products into fuel that produces useful heat and power.
- Building Envelope Program
Upgrade your building's envelope, including air barriers, insulation, windows, and doors, to reduce air leaks, and heating and cooling loads.
- Custom Measures Program
Electrical and natural gas savings and measures custom-designed for commercial buildings.
- Enhanced Building Operations Program
Identify energy conservation opportunities with short payback periods, which will help return commercial buildings to their top intended performance.
- Geothermal Program
Cut your heating, cooling, and water heating costs and increase comfort with energy efficient and environmentally friendly geothermal heat pumps.
- HVAC Program
Reduce maintenance and operating costs through the use of energy efficient heating, ventilation, and cooling systems.
- Kitchen Appliances Program
Get a free low-flow spray valve and free installation. Upgrade your commercial steamers and fryers to qualify for rebates.
- Lighting Program
Tips and incentives to install the most appropriate energy efficient lighting in renovation projects.
- Natural Gas Optimization Program
This custom program promotes energy efficiency through the optimization of process related natural gas-fired equipment and systems. Technical support and financial incentives are offered for feasibility studies as well as implementation.
- Network Energy Management Program
Rebate available for eligible software programs that manage personal computer energy use.
- New Buildings Program
Design, build and operate your new building to Power Smart standards; we offer technical guidance and financial incentives.
- Parking Lot Controllers Program
Install parking lot controllers and receive up to 100 per cent for the labour and material costs of the upgrade.
- Performance Optimization Program
Increased energy efficiency through the optimization of electro-technology processes and motor-drive systems. Technical support and financial incentives are offered for feasibility studies as well as implementation.
- Power Smart Shops
Small, independent businesses can reduce their energy and water consumption to save money and energy.
- Refrigeration Program
More than 15 different incentives for retail stores and restaurants to make energy efficient equipment upgrades.
- Solar Energy Program
Install a solar photovoltaic system and receive $1 per eligible watt.
- Water & Energy Saver Program
Free water and energy-saving devices and installation are available for multi-unit residential buildings. Save water, energy, and money on your water heating bill.
Low-cost and no-cost evaluations and programs
- ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager
Measure and track energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Benchmark the performance of 1 building or a whole portfolio of buildings.
- Energy efficiency screening studies
These studies are offered to industrial facilities at no cost to address energy efficiency potential and to identify Power Smart saving opportunities. Power Smart Lean is an additional service offered to companies who have adopted lean manufacturing principles. Commercial Buildings should start by completing an energy saving Opportunities Questionnaire (PDF, 307 KB) which will help identify opportunities, programs and incentives that provide the greatest value.
- Engineering studies
- Eco-efficiency Solutions Program
Make improvements that will lead to enhanced productivity by accessing the technical expertise and financial assistance under this program.
- Lighting studies
Large business customers work with an expert to identify energy saving opportunities and productivity improvements associated with lighting.
- Recreation facilities evaluation
Work towards reducing your facility's operating costs by completing our survey. We'll review and provide you with a report that includes potential energy saving measures.
Energy saving measures
- Agricultural heat pads
Heat pads consume 70 per cent less power than traditional heat lamps and have lower annual energy and maintenance costs.
- LED street light conversion
We are replacing burnt out high pressure sodium street lights with more energy efficient LEDs.