CMHC Green Home Program

Energy-Efficient Housing made more Affordable with Mortgage Loan Insurance

More than 17 percent of the energy consumed in Canada is used to run our homes. Buying an energy-efficient home or making energy-saving renovations can offer big savings. A 10% CMHC mortgage loan insurance premium refund and extended amortization period without surcharge may be available when you use CMHC insured financing to purchase an energy-efficient home or make energy-saving renovations. For more information, visit CMHC Green Home.

BC Hydro Power Smart New Home Program

Create comfortable homes that cost less to operate

BC Hydro's Power Smart New Home Program encourages builders and developers to build an energy-efficient home. A Power Smart home. Working with builders and developers, BC Hydro Power Smart – in partnership with FortisBC – wants to create homes that cost less to operate and are more comfortable places to live. For more information, click here

BC Government Tax Credits

First-time New Home Buyers' Bonus

The Government of British Columbia has a program for first time home buyers that provide a one-time refundable income tax credit worth up to $10,000. For more information, click here.

BC Hydro Energy Upgrade Grants

Home Renovation Grants

BC Hydro has grants to assist with energy renovation upgrades on existing residential homes. Heating your home with electricity is a requirement. For more information, click here.  

Featured Project

Super Energy Efficient Home on Hudson Bay Mountain

Net Zero Structural Insulated Panel Home Hudson Bay Mountain

Net-Zero has supplied a full Structural Insulated Panel (SIPs) package, including basement walls, main and second floor walls and roof panels for a new home currently under construction high up on Hudson Bay Mountain.


Did You Know?

sips meets canadian national building codeThe Canadian National Building Code, and therefore the provincial building codes, set minimum energy efficiency standards for new building construction for both insulation and air tightness.


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