Incentive Details — Building Envelope

Building Envelope Program

Financial Incentive Details

Insulation upgrades

Amount: up to 100% of the insulation material cost.

Incentive:

  • Roof insulation incentive factors
    • Surface (R-25 to R-30 effective ending value) = 7.5¢/R/ft²;
    • Cavity (R-40 to R-50 effective ending value) = 2.0¢/R/ft².
  • Wall insulation incentive factors
    • Surface (R-17 to R-20 effective ending value) = 7.5¢/R/ft²;
    • Cavity (R-17 to R-20 effective ending value) = 4.0¢/R/ft².

Features:

  • Free technical support
  • Achieve continuous insulation with surface upgrades
  • Improve your building’s energy efficiency

Benefits:

  • Reduced heating and cooling costs
  • Enhanced building durability
  • Reduced condensation
  • Improved comfort

High Performance Window Replacement

Amount: up to 100% of the incremental cost over a standard window.

Incentive:

  • Window incentives
    • Overall Usi-value < 1.6 = $150/ m²/ΔU.

Features:

  • Free technical support
  • Improve your building’s energy efficiency
  • Offset a significant portion of incremental cost

Benefits:

  • Reduced heating and cooling costs
  • Reduced condensation and drafts
  • Improved comfort
  • Reduced environmental footprint
  • Improved building aesthetic
  • Increased building value

Curtain Wall and Storefront System Replacement

Amount: Financial support for the design and installation of high-performance curtain wall and storefront system upgrades. 

Incentive:

  • Energy modelling support (optional)
    • Up to $3,000 per project.
  • Curtain wall or storefront system upgrade or replacement incentives
    • Vision and spandrel sections (overall Usi-value < 2.0) = $200/ m²/U.

Features:

  • Achieve high energy performance
  • Receive financial support
  • Free technical support
  • Long-term investment

Benefits:

  • Reduced heating and cooling costs
  • Reduced condensation and drafts
  • Improved occupant comfort
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Increased building aesthetic
  • Increased building value

High Performance Glazed Door Replacement

Amount: up to 100% of the incremental cost over a standard door.

Incentive:

  • Door incentives
    • Swinging door: overall Usi-value < 1.6 = $150/ m²/ ΔU;
    • Sliding door: overall Usi-value < 1.6 = $200/ m²/ ΔU.

Features:

  • Free technical support
  • Achieve high energy performance

Benefits:

  • Reduced heating and cooling costs
  • Enhanced building durability
  • Reduced condensation and drafts
  • Improved comfort
  • Reduced environmental footprint