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Home Reno Rebate - Get Up to $2,500 back

Planning renovations or upgrades to your home in the near future? Outfit your home with the right renos that make it more energy efficient, and you could be eligible for some big time savings from Union Gas!

How can energy-smart upgrades help you save?

There are 3 simple ways that outfitting your home with energy saving upgrades can help you save:

  1. Save money now
    Improve the energy efficiency of your home and get up to $2,500 of your renovation costs back.
  2. Save money later
    Increased energy efficiency will decrease your energy bill by up to 20% every year.
  3. Increase the value of your home
    An energy-efficient home is more attractive to future buyers.

How can I get started?

Looking to make the most of the available savings? Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Call a participating certified energy advisor before starting your renovations.
  2. Complete your pre-renovation energy assessment.
  3. Review your assessment and renovation options with your energy advisor.
  4. Complete at least two of the eligible renovations with a reputable contractor*.
  5. Call your advisor to complete your post-renovation assessment.

Your advisor will collect and submit all the necessary paperwork to Union Gas. You will get your rebate cheque within 90 business days of submission.

*We recommend that you get quotes from at least three reputable contractors.

How to qualify:

Does your next project qualify for a Home Reno Rebate from Union Gas? Find out here.

You need to:

  • Have an active Union Gas account.
  • Have a natural gas furnace/boiler.
  • Own a detached, semi-detached, row town house, or mobile home.
  • Live in the Union Gas franchise area.

And you must:

  • Do an energy assessment both before and after your renovation.
  • Complete at least two eligible renovations.

Maximum $2,500 rebate includes up to $500 for both energy assessments. You pay the HST on the cost of the assessments.

What are the eligible Insulation/Sealing Rebates?

Basement Insulation 1, 2, 3

Basement Insulation Rebate/Requirement
Rebate Amount Requirement
$1000  For adding at least R23 to 100% of basement
 $500
 For adding at least R12 to 100% of basement
 $800
 For adding at least R23 to 100% of crawl space wall
 $400
 For adding at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall
 $450
 For adding at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space

Exterior Wall Insulation 1

Exterior Wall Insulation Rebate/Requirements
Rebate Amount Requirement
$1,500 Add at least R9 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12.
$1,000
 Add at least R3.8 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12.

Attic Insulation 4

Attic Insulation
Rebate Amount Requirement
$500 For increasing attic insulation to at least R50 from R12 or less.
$250
 For increasing attic insulation to at least R50 from R13 to R25.
$500
 For increasing cathedral/flat roof insulation by at least R14.

Air Sealing

Air Sealing Rebate/Requirement
 Rebate Amount  Requirement
$150
Achieve 10% or more above base target
$100  Achieve base target

(1) The rebate is prorated based on the percentage of wall area insulated and does not include walls between individual units. For a semi-detached, rebates are 75 percent of the amounts shown.
(2) When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable grants are pro-rated to a maximum of $1,000 based on the total wall area.
(3) Can qualify for either crawl space wall or floor above crawl space rebate.
(4) 100% ceiling coverage required upon completion. When the roof consists of more than one type (i.e., attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof), rebates are pro-rated based on the ceiling area and roof type. The rebate for any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof cannot exceed $500.

Are there any eligible ENERGY STAR® Rebates?

Yes. Renovations and upgrades that make your home more energy-efficient are:

Furnace/Boiler

Furnace/Boiler Replacement Rebate
Amount Requirements
$500 For replacing 94% AFUE or less furnace with 95% or higher condensing natural gas furnace or replacing 89% AFUE or less boiler with a 90% AFUE or higher ENERGY STAR® condensing gas boiler.


Water Heater 1

Water Heater Replacement Rebate
Amount Requirements
$200 For replacing a natural gas water heater with EF lower than 0.82 with an ENERGY STAR natural gas water heater with EF of 0.82 or higher.


Window/Door/Skylight 2

Window/Door/Skylight Replacement Rebate
Amount Requirements
$40 For each window, door or skylight replaced with ENERGY STAR-qualified model.

(1) Maximum one water heater rebate per home.
(2) $40 rebate per rough opening. Bay window considered one rough opening.

Who are the participating certified energy advisors?

Participating Certified Energy Advisers
District Service Organizations Phone
London Region Amerispec of Canada 519-672-5678
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
BuyWise Consulting 519-914-5472
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 519-916-1428
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
GCC-REEP Green Solutions 519-744-9799
Barrier Sciences Group 1-866-333-3920
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Waterloo Region Canada Energy Audit 1-888-298-9458
Buywise Consulting 226-476-4480
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
GCC-REEP Green Solutions 519-744-9799
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 519-916-1428
Amerispec of Canada 519-585-2224
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
Barrier Sciences Group 1-866-333-3920
Waterloo North Region BuyWise Consulting 226-476-4480
Amerispec of Canada 705-722-5876
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Canada Energy Audit 1-888-298-9458
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
GCC-Environment Network 1-866-377-0551
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Windsor Region (including Chatham & Sarnia) Amerispec of Canada 1-888-738-7620
BuyWise Consulting 519-916-1086
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 519-916-1428
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Hamilton Region Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
Amerispec of Canada 905-902-1122
Canada Energy Audit 1-888-298-9458
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 289-426-2030
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
GCC-REEP Green Solutions 519-744-9799
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
GCC-Green Venture 905-540-8787
Barrier Sciences Group 1-866-333-3920
 Halton Region Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
Canada Energy Audit 1-888-298-9458
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 289-426-2030
Amerispec of Canada 905-335-9178
BuyWise Consulting 289-429-1251
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
GCC-REEP Green Solutions 519-744-9799
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
 Cobourg Amerispec of Canada 1-888-881-8896
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 905-349-2387
Enercare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
GCC-GreenUp 1-888-745-3238
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
 Belleville Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 613-962-3226
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-881-8896
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Enercare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
GCC-GreenUp 1-888-745-3238
 Kingston Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 1-855-449-2387
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-881-8896
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
GCC-Red Squirrel Conservation Services 613-547-8122
 Cornwall Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 1-855-449-2387
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-881-8896
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
 Orillia Amerispec of Canada 705-722-5876
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 1-855-449-2387
The Energuy 1-888-442-9577
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Ridge Energy Consultants 1-888-236-5116
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
EnerCare Home Services 1-866-627-6483
GCC-Environment Network 1-866-377-0551
Huntsville Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Amerispec of Canada 705-722-5876
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 705-636-0360
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
GCC-Environment Network 1-866-377-0551
 North Bay Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 705-636-0360
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
GCC-Baerg's Home Performance Solutions 705-648-0296
 Sudbury Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
Eco Advantage Energy Advisors 1-855-449-2387
GCC-Baerg's Home Performance Solutions 705-648-0296
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
 Sault Ste. Marie Buywise Consulting 705-910-0227
Enerquality 1-844-447-0077
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Timmins Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
GCC-Baerg's Home Performance Solutions 705-648-0296
Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Thunder Bay Envirocentre 1-877-580-2582
GCC-EcoSuperior 807-624-2140
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
Dryden Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
 
Kenora
EnerTest Corporation 1-877-327-1504
Amerispec of Canada 1-888-516-6337

Limited time offer available to Union Gas residential customers in in the Union Gas franchise area. Must complete at least two upgrades. Maximum of 120 days between the first and second assessment allowed. Program expires Dec. 31, 2016. Rebates available on first come, first served basis. Rebate payment subject to availability of funds. Union Gas reserves the right to revise program without advance notice including rebate amounts and eligibility. Homeowner responsible for ensuring rebate eligibility, choosing eligible certified energy advisors, keeping invoices and meeting criteria and deadlines.