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Energy Renovations


Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)
Residential
Windows & Doors
Air Sealing Improvements
Insulation Improvements

Renovate your existing homes to achieve greater energy savings.

This program is effective from January 1, 2015 to March 31, 2017.


Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)




Incentive offer: $500.

Eligibility criteria: Installation of a heat recovery ventilator with a sensible recovery efficiency of 64% or more at an outside winter design temperature of minus 25°C. Heat recovery ventilators must be balanced by a qualified technician.

Other applicable incentive offers: Consider having an energy assessment done of your home. See our energy assessment incentive.

We also offer separate incentives for improving the insulation and the air sealing in existing homes, and upgrading to ENERGY STAR® windows and doors.



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Residential Windows & Doors




Incentive offer:

  • $50 per unit up to $1,000 for a total of 20 windows and/or doors per home.

Eligibility criteria: ENERGY STAR® units qualified for Climate Zone 3.

You may apply for the windows and doors incentive once per household per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).

Other applicable incentive offers: Consider having an energy assessment done of your home. See our energy assessment incentive.

We also offer separate incentives for improving the insulation and the air sealing in existing homes, and installing a heat recovery ventilator.

Upgrading windows and doors in your principal residence could be eligible for a loan through Yukon Housing Corporation's Home Repair Program.



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Air Sealing Improvements




 

Incentive offer:

  • $100 per 5% improvement in air leakage (ACH @ 50Pa) up to a maximum of $1,000.

Eligibility criteria:

This incentive is for air sealing improvements done to an existing home.

The improvement in air sealing is measured by conducting energy assessments before and after the upgrades.

Energy assessments must be completed before and after the air sealing upgrades.

Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor must complete an energy assessment (blower door test) and provide you with a report prior to the improvements being completed.

You can then proceed with the air sealing renovation.

Once the renovation is completed, a Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor must return to perform a second energy assessment on your home to measure the efficiencies gained. 

You may apply for the air sealing incentive once per household per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).

Application process:

You contact a Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor to schedule the energy assessments before and after your air sealing upgrades. 

You complete and submit the application form.

The following must be provided with the application form to get the incentive:

  • a copy of the two energy assessment receipts, and
  • a copy of the upgrade report with pre and post blower door results.

All receipts must indicate the amount paid and payment in full.

Other applicable incentive offers: We will reimburse you $100 for each energy assessment completed on your home. See our energy assessment incentive.

We also offer separate incentives for improving the insulation in existing homes, installing a heat recovery ventilator and upgrading to ENERGY STAR® windows and doors.



Apply





Insulation Improvements




Incentive offer:

  • 20% of pre-tax costs of insulating materials and labour. Incentive limit of up to $10,000.

Eligibility criteria:

This is for upgrades in insulation levels of an existing home’s walls, foundation/crawlspace, and/or ceiling. You must increase the R value of the area where you added the insulation by 20% or more.

Energy assessments must be completed before and after the insulation upgrades.

Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor must complete an energy assessment and provide energy modeling to you prior to initiating the renovations. 

You can then proceed with the insulation upgrade.

Once the renovation is complete, a Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor must perform a second energy assessment on your home to measure the efficiencies gained.

You may apply for the insulation incentive once per household per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).

Application process:

You contact a Natural Resources Canada certified energy advisor to schedule the energy assessments.

You complete and submit the application form on your behalf.

The following must be provided with the application form to get the incentive:

  • a copy of the itemized renovation receipts, 
  • a copy of the two energy assessment receipts, and 
  • a copy of the upgrade report with pre and post blower door results.

All receipts must indicate the amount paid and payment in full.

Other applicable incentive offers: We will reimburse you $100 for each energy assessment completed on your home. See our energy assessment incentive.

We also offer separate incentives for improving the air sealing in existing homes, installing a heat recovery ventilator and upgrading to ENERGY STAR® windows and doors.

Improving the insulation in your principal residence could be eligible for a loan through Yukon Housing Corporation's Home Repair Program.

 



Apply