Energy Efficiency Resources
Here are links to government and industry websites to help with energy conservation.
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 is available to a range of energy users from individual consumers to school boards, hospitals and large corporations.
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 transparent.
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 are 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. Check for incentive programs at saveonenergy.ca
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 Institute of Canada (HRAI)
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) 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. HRAI also includes manufacturers, wholesalers and others HVACR-related companies as members.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
See the Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings section to find out how to make your home more energy-efficient and learn about alternate sources of home energy.