Why choose an ENERGY STAR® home?

Better value for today and tomorrow

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Better value for today and tomorrow

Better value for today and tomorrow

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Better value for today and tomorrow

"I can't imagine living anywhere else."
Hear the stories of two families who bought ENERGY STAR certified new homes—and never looked back.


A smart investment for you and your family


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Save up to $400 a year

Lower energy consumption means lower monthly utility bills—savings you can put into home upgrades or your mortgage.

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Comfy cosy all year round

High-performance heating and cooling systems help keep the whole house comfortable no matter the season.

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Fresher air quality

Breathe easy with energy efficient ventilation that provides a steady supply of fresh air filtered for pollutants like dust and allergens.

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Durability

ENERGY STAR homes are built to resist severe weather, protecting your investment from costly leaks, drafts and water damage.

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Long-term value

ENERGY STAR homes are built to be 20 per cent more efficient than current building codes, helping you stay ahead of the curve and increasing your resale value.

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Peace of mind

Knowing your home is designed, constructed, tested and inspected to a government-backed standard—that’s real peace of mind.


Better for your bottom line, better for the planet
An ENERGY STAR home doesn’t just provide comfort and energy savings—it also reduces greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to a growing culture of conservation throughout the province.

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An ENERGY STAR home emits roughly 2 – 3 tonnes less greenhouse gases per year than a house built to the current Ontario Building Code. That’s about as much as an SUV commuting 25 km a day, 5 days a week.

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Reducing a household's energy demands reduces its carbon footprint—something we can all feel good about.



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Are you a home builder?

More than ever before, new home buyers want efficiency. Learn how staying ahead of the curve can help you build your business.

Get ENERGY STAR info and resources for builders


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