Energy-efficient homes



 Homeowners should be aware of any type of deceptive door-to-door sales tactics that claim to have Natural Resources Canada backing. Natural Resources Canada and its legitimate brands – ENERGY STAR, EnerGuide and EcoENERGY NEVER perform or authorize others to perform unsolicited inspections on home equipment or visit homeowners to sell products. EnerGuide home evaluations are always arranged through licensed service organizations and Natural Resources Canada never performs or authorizes others to perform unsolicited energy assessments or evaluations. Consult our website for a listing of licensed service organizations that deliver EnerGuide home evaluations in your area. See more details about unauthorized inspections and sales of home equipment and ways to deal with deceptive door-to-door services.



Office of Energy Efficiency – Housing Division

A more energy-efficient home is a more comfortable home that can save you money on utility bills while helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Natural Resources Canada’s EnerGuide Rating System, ENERGY STAR ® for New Homes and R-2000 initiatives help Canadians make good decisions when it comes to choosing energy-efficient homes. These initiatives also provide industry professionals and other stakeholders with tools and services to create a sustainable market for energy-efficient homes.

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Want to make your home energy-efficient and save money? We can help you make decisions and take the right steps to get there.

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Looking for an energy-efficient home? Make confident decisions and choose energy-efficient homes that meet stringent standards, save you money, and provide a more comfortable and healthier home for your family.

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Are you an industry professional who wants to make energy efficiency part of your business? Learn how our initiatives can work for you and set you apart from your competitors.

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