5 Steps to a Greener Home
When it comes to greening your home, strategy matters. It is important to take the right approach and do things in the right order as this will save you money, energy, and time. We’ve broken it down into five simple steps.
Getting an Energy Assessment
Whether you are looking to increase the comfort of your home, access rebates and other incentives, or simply want to learn more about how your home uses energy, getting a home energy assessment is always the first step.
Planning Your Retrofit
You need a plan to make your retrofit successful. The steps can seem confusing if you’re not familiar with the process, technologies and approaches. Hopefully our guide will help you get off to a good start.
Choosing a Contractor
You want to make sure your chosen contractor(s) understand your project, understand the technologies, and understand the ‘house as a system’ approach to completing a successful energy retrofit.
Living Post Retrofit
You’ve done the work to reduce your household energy consumption and bring your home closer to zero emissions. The planet and your pocketbook thank you. Now it’s time to maximize your gains and make sure your money translates into great savings.
Directory of Upgrades
Explore the opportunities and technologies to improve the energy-efficiency of your home. This directory covers heating and cooling, building envelope, renewable and smart technologies, and more.