Our Certified Energy Advisors use specialized equipment to test for air leaks that cause drafts and high heating bills.
Home Energy Solutions
No one is more serious about saving you energy
Green Communities are non-profit organizations that deliver innovative and practical environmental solutions to Canadian households and communities.
Our mission is to protect the environment by helping Canadian homes and communities become more energy-efficient, consume less water, reduce waste and produce less pollution.
To learn about our other environmental programs and services visit www.greencommunitiescanada.org.
We know how your house works
Your home is your biggest investment, so you want to receive energy efficiency advice that is right for your situation. Nobody knows more about helping you save home energy than we do.
Since 1993, Green Communities have completed more than 220,000 home energy audits, including more than 80,000 EnerGuide for Houses ratings and more than 49,900 ecoENERGY Home - Retrofit evaluations. We’ve helped homeowners reduce energy in houses of all types and ages.
Green Communities piloted the EnerGuide for Houses Retrofit incentive program in 1997, helped develop and test the home improvement grants scheme, and was the leading delivery agent for the service.
Green Communities have a rigorous training and certification program that sets the industry standard. With more than 55 active Advisors, we are one of the largest ecoENERGY Home - Retrofit service providers in the country.
We make a difference
On average, homeowners that have carried out our recommendations have reduced their consumption of natural gas by around 1,000 cubic metres per year and carbon dioxide emissions by 3,800 kg/year, saving an average of 31% on their energy bills.
To date, Green Communities have helped more than 22,000 homeowners receive $67 million in government grants from the federal and provincial governments.
We are a part of your community
We are the largest non-profit service organization delivering ecoENERGY Home - Retrofit in Ontario. Our eleven delivery agents are located throughout the province, providing service to most areas including Smiths Falls, Kingston, Belleville, Cobourg, Peterborough, Oshawa, Toronto, Aurora, Oakville, Mississauga, Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener, Waterloo, Elora, Guelph, London, Collingwood, Barrie, Orillia, Muskoka, Temiskaming and Thunder Bay.
As a non-profit group, we put the environment and the community first. Every dollar that we bring into our organizations is reinvested in our communities.
Green Communities are built on partnerships. As a community-based alliance, we receive the wide support of municipalities, local businesses, utilities and citizens groups.
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All the decisions we made regarding improvements to the energy efficiency of our house were great ones thanks to your assistance, and we hope (this house) sees another 100+ years as a great home for us and future generations!
Jennifer and Livio Passalent, Hamilton.