EnerGuide home evaluation

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CONSUMER CAUTION! 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.


What is an EnerGuide home evaluation?

An EnerGuide home evaluation is a service designed to help homeowners increase the energy-efficiency and comfort of their homes.

An EnerGuide evaluation provides useful information about your home’s energy performance that can help you make informed decisions when operating, renovating or purchasing a home.

Home energy use information


An evaluation will provide you with information that can help you better understand how your home uses energy so you can make the best energy efficiency choices to save on utility costs.

An EnerGuide rating and home label


When undertaking renovations or upgrades to your home, including energy efficiency measures makes sense in the context of Canada’s climate. An evaluation will help you make informed decisions about which upgrades would work best for your home, how to prioritize them and which will save you most on energy costs. An evaluation is the first step in smart home renovations.

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A home that receives an energy efficiency rating will show you how the home's energy performance. Look for the EnerGuide label on the electrical panel to get a snapshot of the home’s energy performance at the time of the evaluation.


An EnerGuide home evaluation provides you with a comprehensive service

A visit by an energy advisor

A visit by an Energy Advisor

An energy advisor will come to your home to evaluate your home’s energy performance from the basement to the attic. These energy experts bring industry expertise right to your door.

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An EnerGuide rating and home label

An EnerGuide rating demonstrates the energy performance of a home and the label is proof of that energy rating.

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An EnerGuide rating and home label

An EnerGuide rating demonstrates the energy performance of a home and the label is proof of that energy rating.

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Personalized recommendations may be provided through an evaluation report. These recommendations can help you make decisions about which upgrades or renovations would save the most energy and money while also improving the overall comfort in your home.

There are also EnerGuide evaluations for new home construction

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For new homes, builders can work with energy advisors to identify energy performance upgrades in the design and construction phase. The builder can incorporate these upgrades to achieve higher energy performance of the home or offer energy upgrade option packages to homebuyers. Read more about EnerGuide rated new homes.


ENERGY STAR and R-2000 homes

If you own an ENERGY STAR or R-2000 home, your home already meets a high-level of energy efficiency and may also have an EnerGuide label. Consult with your builder to learn more about your home’s energy performance and equipment.