Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE)
The Office of Energy Efficiency, part of Natural Resources Canada, has a
mandate to strengthen and grow Canada's commitment to energy efficiency.
The OEE manages programs aimed at the residential, commercial,
industrial and transportation sectors and available to a range of energy
users from individual consumers to school boards, hospitals and large
Ontario Energy Board (OEB)
The Ontario Energy Board regulates the province’s electricity and
natural gas sectors in the public interest. It envisions a healthy and
efficient energy sector with informed consumers, and works towards this
vision through regulatory processes that are effective, fair and
Ontario Power Authority (OPA)
The Ontario Power Authority contributes to the development of a reliable
and sustainable electricity system for the benefit of Ontario customers.
They area also responsible for balancing the short-term and long-term
needs of electricity users while developing a reliable and sustainable
electricity system for their benefit.
Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA)
The Ontario Home Builders' Association is the voice
of the residential building industry in Ontario. Its 4,200 member
companies are involved in all facets of the new home construction and
residential renovation industries.
Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC)
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC)
is a national association representing contractor firms that sell,
install and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and
refrigeration (HVACR) products and services to the Canadian market. HRAC
is a division of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Institute of Canada (HRAI), which includes manufacturers, wholesalers
and others HVACR-related companies as members.
Car Heaven operates across
Canada and offers potential donors the free tow of their retired vehicle
(valued at $200), a charitable tax receipt from a charity of their
choice (minimum $50), and the guarantee that their old vehicle is
recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. In addition, if your
vehicle is a 1995 model or older and still on the road, you may be
eligible to receive $750 towards the purchase of a new GM vehicle.
Cool Savings Rebate Program
If you're looking to replace your old air conditioning system with an
ENERGY STAR® qualified model, or have a programmable thermostat or new
furnace installed then you may be eligible to receive up to $400 in
rebates through this program that is offered through the Ontario Power
Home Energy Retrofit Program
To help homeowners save energy, save money and reduce greenhouse gas
emissions, the Ontario Government has created the Home Energy Retrofit
Program. The program awards homeowners with rebates of up to $5,000 for
home energy improvements. This matches up to $5,000 available from the
federal government — for a total of up to $10,000.
By participating in the peaksaver program you're
taking action to reduce the electricity demand for the sake of our
environment. Just sign up and give your participating electricity
distribution company (LDC) permission to "cycle down" homeowners' central air conditioning when the electricity system is stretched to its
The Great Refrigerator Roundup
Offered through the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), this program
offers to pick-up and dispose of your old, inefficient second fridge
that could be wasting up to $120 - $150 per year in electricity. To be
eligible your refrigerator must be between 10 - 27 cubic metres, in
working condition and over 10 years old.