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Helping Durham residents save on energy costs

Upgrade your home with energy efficient retrofits

Why Go Green

Learn how a green home is a smart home — with improved comfort, value, and cost savings.

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Green Home Retrofits

From simple DIY to deep retrofits, learn the in's and out's of upgrading the energy efficiency of your home.

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Financial Help

Durham Region residents may qualify for loans and rebates to complete home energy retrofits.

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Expert Advice

Get free expert and personalized advice from a trained Home Energy Coach in Durham Region.

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Navigating your green retrofit options

vHEAT AI technology

Virtual Home Energy Assessment Tool

The AI technology of vHEAT™ allows you to explore your home's energy saving potential online. Experiment with a variety of retrofit options and discover how different combinations will impact your home’s energy use.

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*There is no charge for this service.

*Available to Durham Region residents only.

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Talk to a Home Energy Coach

To help you better understand what may be the most effective green retrofits for you and your home, Durham Region residents can talk to a Home Energy Coach, who will answer any questions you may have and guide you through both the incentive process and the many retrofit options available.

*There is no charge for this service.

*Available to Durham Region residents only.

5 simple steps to greener homes in Durham Region


Book a free phone or virtual consultation with a Durham Region Home Energy Coach.


Complete your choice of the recommended home energy retrofits.


Complete a post-retrofit Home Energy Evaluation by your Registered Energy Advisor.


Get cash back for approved energy-saving home retrofits.

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Greener Homes Resources

What is a Home Energy Coach


What is the EnerGuide Rating System for Homes


What is a NRCAN Registered Energy Advisor


What to expect during an on-site home energy evaluation


Find a NRCAN Registered Energy Advisor


How to choose a contractor


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