New Homes Program
Get Design Assistance and Easily Apply
Build smart from the start with rebates that cover the costs of energy design, consultation and modelling!
HOW TO GET STARTED
CHOOSE YOUR PATH
You can choose the ten mandatory upgrades in the Prescriptive Path, or work with an energy modeller for a more tailored approach under the Performance Path.
DESIGN YOUR PROJECT AND APPLY
With assistance from an energy modeler (if you choose the Performance Path) or your contractor (on the Prescriptive Path), design your new energy efficient home! Be sure to send us your Application Form and your design drawings before significant work starts on the project.Prescriptive Path Application Form (PDF)
Performance Path Application Form (PDF)
BOOK A FINAL EVALUATION AND GET YOUR REBATE
When your home is complete, submit the completion documents. We’ll contact you to schedule your in-home evaluation and third party air tightness testing free of charge. You’ll receive official certification and your rebate shortly after our visit.
Receive a $1,200 rebate!
When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need to submit a PDF of your design drawings along with your application form. Drawings should clearly show compliance with all requirements of the Prescriptive Path Technical Standard.
Receive a performance-based rebate up to $12,000!
Before submitting your application form, you’ll need to have your project modelled by a Certified Energy Advisor using HOT2000 software, in accordance with Natural Resources Canada’s EnerGuide Rating System.