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“Earth - it gives us life, land, sustenance; it's our home. And as such, we need to take care of it. ”

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Development of Next Generation Energy Efficiency Housing Standards

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Energy-Efficient New Homes

Energy-Efficient New Homes

The Next Generation ENERGY STAR for New Homes Advisory Committee has posted for public review their recommendations for the 2012 ESNH Standard. To view the proposed standard and provide comments please go to:

EnerGuide Rating System

An EnerGuide rating shows a standard measure of your home's energy performance … more

The R-2000 Home

R-2000 is a voluntary standard administered by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) … more

ENERGY STAR® for New Homes

The ENERGY STAR® for New Homes initiative promotes energy efficiency guidelines … more

Grants and Incentives

There are also several incentive programs available to homebuyers who choose energy efficiency upgrades for their new homes … more

*R-2000 and EnerGuide are official marks of Natural Resources Canada

The ENERGY STAR name and the ENERGY STAR symbol are registered trademarks of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and are used with permission.