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The Prescriptive Path Technical Standard

If you’re new to the New Homes Program, the simplest way to get started is with the Prescriptive Path. To participate in the Prescriptive Path, include 10 mandatory energy saving upgrades in the design stage of your new home to receive a $1,200 rebate from Efficiency Manitoba.

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All About Energy Modelling

Design and construction practices are moving in the direction of performance-based standards. If you’re building a new home or a new commercial building, investing in energy modelling is a great way to get on board.

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Advice for Hiring a Contractor

Are you ready to get started on that home project you’ve been thinking about? If you’re ready to go, the first step to the project is hiring a contractor. Finding the right contractor for your energy efficiency project is important and helps to ensure your project moves smoothly and in the right direction.

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High Performance Windows

No need to feel the sweltering heat of summer or chill of winter through the windows in your home. Older windows may not be airtight or well insulated, so they’re letting in heat in the summer and cold in the winter. In addition to the loss of comfort in your home, your heating and cooling systems are working harder – increasing your energy costs. High performance windows may be the solution for you.

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Ground Source Heat Pumps

Whether you are constructing a new building or replacing an existing heating and cooling system, consider a ground source heat pump—one of the most energy efficient and
environmentally friendly electric heating and cooling systems available.

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Energy Efficient Doors

Make your home more comfortable by upgrading your doors. Not only is replacing the doors in your home a great way to enhance the appearance of your home on the outside, but it’s also a great way to improve energy efficiency.

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How to buy an appliance

In the market for new appliances? Buying the right one doesn’t have to be overwhelming or confusing. Knowing what to look for can help you make the best and most energy-efficient choice for you and your family. Here are some helpful pointers to guide you in the right direction.

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Get smart with your smart thermostat

More and more Manitobans are buying smart thermostats for their homes. These Wi-Fi connected devices look slick, are easy to use, and are a great conversation starter when you have guests over.

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SAVE MORE with appliance and smart thermostat rebates

Looking to upgrade your appliances? Ready to get a smart thermostat? Good news – we can help you with the upfront cost. We’re excited to announce Efficiency Manitoba’s newest offer: rebates on ENERGY STAR® certified appliances and smart thermostats.

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Save energy at home this winter

Winter in Manitoba has lots to offer, from skating trails to Festival du Voyageur to ice fishing. But if you’ve lived here for more than five minutes, you know that our winters can be unforgiving.

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