Let us help you save home energy
Green Communities are non-profit organizations that have helped more than 220,000 homeowners save energy—and money—since 1994. Our mission is to protect the environment by helping Canadian homes and communities become more energy efficient.
We’re committed to helping you reduce your energy costs as much as possible, for as little as possible. Our home energy evaluations are thorough, accurate and objective because that’s the best way to determine energy-saving solutions that will genuinely benefit you. It only makes sense. The more energy we help you save at home, the better it is for the home we all share.
- reduce your energy bills by up to 50%
- eliminate drafts and improve comfort
- increase the value of your home
- contribute to a healthier environment
When you hire Green Communities you can be confident the advisor sent to your home is highly experienced. More... Green Communities have helped more than 220,000 Canadians save home energy since 1993. In fact, Green Communities piloted the EnerGuide for Houses program for the federal government in 1997. We’ve completed more than 80,000 EnerGuide for Houses ratings and more than 49,900 ecoENERGY evaluations. So, yes—we have plenty of experience. And you can be sure we’ve assessed many homes as unique as yours. Hide
When you decide to make your home more energy efficient you need the best possible advice, based on your particular situation. More... You’ll get exactly that with Green Communities. Our training and certification program is rigorous and sets the industry standard. In fact we have one of the largest networks of Certified Energy Advisors in Canada. So, yes—we do know how your home works. And we’ll help you find the optimal way to make it work more efficiently. Hide
Green Communities are non-profit organizations committed to helping you reduce your energy costs as much as possible, for as little as possible. More... We’re the largest non-profit organization delivering the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes service in Canada, and we put you, the environment and your community first. So, yes—you can trust us to give you energy-saving solutions that genuinely benefit you. Because the more energy we help you save at home, the better it is for the home we all share. Hide
Natural Resources Canada has announced that the renewed ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program has reached its goal of 250,000 registered homeowners and is now closed to new registrations. No new program participants are being accepted as of January 28, 2012. More... For homeowners that have already registered, the deadline to obtain the post-retrofit evaluation has been extended to June 30, 2012, but all upgrades must still be completed by March 31, 2012 to be eligible. Hide
Green Communities Canada is aware of an on-going telemarketing campaign in Canada where callers, using GCC identity, try to sell an electrical widget called PowerSaver. More... The caller says that he is authorized by the federal government to offer an electricity-saving device at no cost… "only a $139.99 security deposit and a three-month money-back guarantee.” You may report this call to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. Green Communities Canada never solicits potential customers by phone, nor does it endorse this product.Hide
Ontario microFIT program pays homeowners to generate solar energy.
Ontario residents can now earn money by generating solar electricity at their homes. Green Communities offer solar energy services to assess your home’s suitability for solar and to help you understand how to participate in Ontario’s microFIT program. To learn more, visit our solar energy page.
Effective July 1, 2010, the purchase of electricity, natural gas and home heating oil in Ontario is subject to 13% HST. Green Communities can help you find ways to reduce your home energy consumption and offset these increased costs.