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Now Is the Best Time to Get an Energy Audit in Vancouver by Energy Werx

Jun 13

Now is the Best Time for You to Get an Energy Audit and Upgrade Your Home!

Vancouver is setting an example for Canadian municipalities in building emissions. Now is a great time to do it. It is a good time for homeowners to retrofit their homes. Oakridge's city council has set a lofty goal to require all commercial buildings to use renewable energy by 2040. Canadian homeowners can help improve their energy efficiency by retrofitting their homes.

Josh Kovac, Energy Werx BC Franchise owner, says that "Our dedicated consultants at Energy Werx are doing our part in the CleanBC Plan by providing homeowners top-ofthe-the-line advice on how they can help BC achieve emissions reduction targets by 2030 and get net zero by 2050."

What is an Energy Evaluation? How can Energy Werx BC consultants help you get started?

The process of completing an energy evaluation is simple. Our Energy Werx Advisors conducts an energy assessment using methods to assess the energy consumption in your home. We then estimate the annual energy costs of your home based on these findings. We will develop an energy-efficient plan to reduce energy consumption and improve efficiency in your home. We'll also calculate the rebates that are available. It is becoming increasingly popular to have home energy assessments in B.C. so book your assessment now!

Energy Werx BC, the premier home energy evaluation firm, serves Vancouver including Oakridge, Kitsilano and West Point Grey. Todd Downey, President of Energy Werx BC states that "We are delighted to offer our services to Oakridge residents." Oakridge homeowners have never had a better opportunity to conduct an energy assessment. We are there to help them every step of their way.

What is Canada Greener Homes Grant?

Federal government's Greener Homes Grant allows residents to easily upgrade their homes and increase their energy efficiency. Homeowners may apply for grants up to $5,000, and an additional $600 to help with the cost of an EnerGuide energy evaluation retroactively to December 1, 2020.


It is easy to apply for Canada Greener Homes Grant

The Canada Greener Homes Grant application process is simple. Register first through the Canada Greener Homes Grant website.

After you have confirmed your eligibility and registered for the program, EnergyWerx can arrange a pre-retrofit assessment. After the assessment, you will receive your upgrades in your own home. After the assessment, we will return to your home to complete the retrofit assessment. We will also apply for reimbursement. To request a refund, upload your receipts to Greener Homes Portal. After uploading your records, you will receive your money back within 90 to 120 days.

What are the conditions for Canada Greener Homes Grant?

It is easy to find out if you are eligible for the Canada Greener Homes Grant. First, you can only register one homeowner per house. The home must also be your primary residence. We can help you book pre- and post-renovation assessments. This is one requirement. Also, you will need to do at least one eligible energy-upgrade renovation. Keep all receipts from energy upgrades. You'll need to submit copies of receipts in order to get a refund. The grant is only available to pre-retrofit EnerGuide assessments that were completed after December 1, 2020. All products required for retrofitting your Canadian home will need to be purchased by you. Native applicants may be eligible for multiple homes registrations, even if they aren't the primary residence. The applicant must be the owner of the primary residence.

What type of property is eligible for Canada Greener Home Grant

To meet the eligibility criteria, you must have a detached, semi-detached, or mobile home. To be eligible, your home must have been in existence for at least six months. The grant is not available to multi-unit residential buildings that exceed three stories in height.

What are the Eligible Reimbursement Conditions?

For eligible upgrades made after December 1, 2020, the government will reimburse up to $5,000. For the cost of EnerGuide evaluations, you will be eligible for a reimbursement of up to $600. Refunds are not available for EnerGuide evaluations that were performed before December 1, 2020.

You can make your home more energy efficient by adding insulation, heat pumps, or upgrading your windows.

Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by upgrading insulation and windows, and replacing heating systems such as furnaces and heat pumps with heat pumps. Retrofitting a house to improve airtightness is a great way to increase indoor air quality and build resilience. B.C. has experienced record high temperatures in the summer of recent years. Residents experienced record-breaking summer temperatures, which had devastating effects on the surrounding communities. B.C. homes High temperatures are not something that homes in B.C. were built for. Heat pumps and better insulation can help you keep cool and decrease planet-warming greenhouse gases emissions.

The Canadian Greener Homes Grant covers home improvements

* Home insulation up to $5000 -- homeowners have the option of increasing insulation in crawl spaces, basements, ceiling/attic areas, exposed floors and exterior walls.

* Air-sealing--Up to $1000--We will give you a report that will help you set a goal to improve the air quality in your home.

* Heat Pump – Install new or replace up to $11,000 - Helps reduce carbon emissions and utility costs.

* Doors and Windows - up to $350- Install new, high-performance Energy Star-certified windows and frame replacements.

* Solar Renewable Energy -- Install photovoltaic panels.

Now is the best time to get an energy audit in Vancouver. An energy audit will help you identify ways to improve your home's energy efficiency and save money on your utility bills. Get Started Today. Energy Werx has dedicated advisors.

We will be there to assist you at every turn! Let us show you how to get the best rebates. To book a pre-evaluation, call us at 250-483-5060 or submit a form via our website,[email protected]. We will promptly get back to your inquiry.

Now is the best time to get an Energy audit in Vancouver, 


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Energy Werx

4170 York Road

Campbell River, BC

N6A 2S6

Phone: 250-483-5060