Environmental Impact

A difference we can all feel good about.

An ENERGY STAR® home not only enhances comfort, improves indoor air quality, and lowers utility bills- it also reduces greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to a growing culture of conservation throughout the province.

Illustration of 17% energy savings

An ENERGY STAR® home emits roughly 2-3 tonnes less greenhouse gases per year than a house built to the current Ontario Building Code – the equivalent of an SUV commuting 25 km a day, 5 days a week.

Illustration of a car and a house

According to Natural Resources Canada, 17 per cent of the country’s annual energy consumption is gobbled up by our homes.