The Canada Greener Homes Grant is open for applications beginning today, Thursday, May 27th, 2021.
Buildings account for 18% of Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. This project will help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors, grow our domestic green supply chains, and fight climate change. The program is committed to include those living in rural, remote communities as well as those with limited internet access. 10% of the total funding is reserved for Indigenous governments and organizations.
This initiative offers:
Up to 700,000 grants of up to $5,000 to help homeowners make energy-efficient retrofits to their homes, such as better insulation.
EnerGuide evaluations (worth up to $600) and expert advice to homeowners so they can begin to plan their retrofits
Recruitment and training of EnerGuide energy advisors to meet the increased demand; will create new jobs across Canada.