Energy efficiency for homes

Public Review: ENERGY STAR for New Homes — Standard — Version 17.1 is now available for public review. The comment period runs from February 11, 2019 to March 11, 2019. Learn more

Find information on how to assess and improve the energy performance of old and new homes. Learn about the government programs and incentives that help Canadians consume less energy and save money.

What is an energy-efficient home?

Home energy performance, energy-efficient upgrades and fixtures, EnerGuide rating, benefits of an energy-efficient home

How can I make my home more energy-efficient?

Energy-efficient products and appliances, using the EnerGuide label, ENERGY STAR products, EnerGuide home evaluations

EnerGuide energy efficiency home evaluations

Assessment of home energy use, schedule and prepare for an EnerGuide evaluation, EnerGuide success stories and possible rebates or incentives

Financial incentives by province

Financial incentives, rebates, programs, provinces.

Buying an energy-efficient new home

Purchasing or building an energy-efficient home; energy saving innovations and options for your home

Learn about professional opportunities

Service organizations, becoming an energy-efficient builder or energy advisor, tools for industry professionals

Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships (LEEP)

LEEP accelerates energy efficient construction by enabling builders to reduce their time and risk finding and trying innovations that can help them build higher performance homes better, faster and more affordably.