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  • What if I want a specific retrofit that isn't listed on my report?
    At DOMTOR Energy, we understand that every customer has unique needs when it comes to sustainability. We are committed to finding the right solution for every customer. If you have a specific retrofit in mind that is not on our recommended list, please contact us and we will work with you to develop a tailored solution that meets your needs.
  • Q: What is the Canada Greener Homes Loan?
    A: The Canada Greener Homes Loan is a program by the Government of Canada that offers financial assistance to homeowners who want to make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes. It provides an interest free loan to help cover the costs of these improvements.
  • What is not Included in this loan?
    This loan does not apply to the following work: work that you’ve already started or completed retrofits that haven’t been recommended by an energy advisor retrofits that are not eligible for a Canada Greener Homes Grant retrofits that aren’t included in your application
  • How do I apply
    Eligible Nova Scotia homeowners get started by visiting Efficiency Nova Scotia’s Home Energy Assessment program (HEA) web page. Once enrolled with Efficiency Nova Scotia, you will be automatically considered for both the provincial Home Energy Assessment Program, and the Canada Greener Homes Grant. Once you've had your Initial Assessment Simply follow this link for the Greener Homes Loan Portal. (
  • Q: What kind of improvements can I make with the Canada Greener Homes Loan?
    A: The loan can be used for a variety of energy-efficient upgrades, including but not limited to insulation, air sealing, heating and cooling systems, windows and doors, and renewable energy systems such as solar panels.
  • Q: Who is eligible for the Canada Greener Homes Loan?
    A: There are a few eligibility requirements to meet before applying for the loan: You must be eligible for and apply for the Canada Greener Homes Grant or the equivalent provincial program You must be a Canadian homeowner, and your home must be your primary residence You have completed a pre-retrofit evaluation of your home dated April 1, 2020, or later You have a good credit history and aren’t under: a consumer proposal an orderly payment of debt program a bankruptcy or equivalent insolvency proceeding
  • Q: How much funding is available through the Canada Greener Homes Loan?
    A: The loan provides up to $40,000 in financial assistance per household. This includes up to $5,000 in grants that do not need to be repaid.
  • How much could I get if I insulate my ceiling?
    As of December 2022
  • Who is Eligible for the Green Homes and Provincial Grants
    Home is located in Nova Scotia. Home is the primary residence of the owner or owned by an Indigenous government/organization. Home is at least 6 months old from the date on the occupancy permit. Home has all interior and exterior finishes in place (including, for example, siding and drywall) and has a functioning automated heating system. Home may be any of the following dwelling types: Single or semi-detached (i.e. duplex). Side-by-side row housing (i.e. townhome). Mobile home on a permanent foundation. Permanently-moored floating home. Mixed use building where the residential portion is at least 50% of the building area. Low-rise multi-unit residential building (3 storeys or less with a footprint of 600m2 or less).
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