HELP makes it easier for homeowners to make improvements

The City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) offers low-interest loans to homeowners to improve energy efficiency and save money! The high upfront costs of home improvements – such as energy efficient furnaces, windows, doors and insulation – can be a barrier for homeowners. But not anymore! Through the City’s Home Energy Loan Program

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Toronto’s HELP program offers a ‘Win-Win’ for Contractors and Homeowners

Toronto contractors and homeowners can benefit from the low-interest financing tool offered by the City for home energy improvements. The City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) makes it easier for Toronto homeowners to undertake a variety of home improvements. Through HELP, homeowners can get a low-interest loan of up $75,000 to cover the

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Stay Warm This Winter for Less

Tired of a cold, drafty home and high energy bills? HELP is here! Through the City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), you can get a low-interest loan to cover the cost of a new high-efficiency furnace, new windows, doors, insulation and more. And if you want to go the extra mile, the loan

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City of Toronto is here to HELP

Want to protect yourself against rising energy costs, make your home more comfortable for your family all year round and reduce harmful emissions that contribute to climate change?  The City of Toronto is here to help with the award winning Home Energy Loan Program (HELP). Watch this video to learn more.   Are you ready

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Kitchen Deconstruction

Watch Habitat ReStore’s Deconstruction Team and DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault tackle a full kitchen Deconstruction.   Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area is a non-profit housing organization working with communities to build homes for working, low-income families in need of safe, decent, affordable housing. By offering zero down payment, no-interest mortgages capped at 30

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Deconstruction is so Constructive

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area’s Habitat ReStore offers a Deconstruction Program which enables homeowners to offset the costs of their remodeling project, earn a tax deduction and divert reusable items away from landfills. ReStore also helps support Habitat for Humanity GTA’s home building projects for local families in need of safe, decent and affordable

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Study of Under-Insulated Houses

A study commissioned by NAIMA Canada has revealed that Canadians could save hundreds of dollars per year on energy bills by simply retrofitting their homes with better insulation. The study, using data collected by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), set out to establish how many homes in Canada are under-insulated and to estimate, both regionally and

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CBC Report: Cash Rebates to Retrofit and Renovate

CBC has reported that Ontario will be providing $100 million for home energy audits and retrofits over three years through the Green Investment Fund. Justin Li, Senior News Writer at CBC News, writes, “Under the home energy program, Ontario homeowners could be eligible to receive rebates ranging from $500 to $2,000 for energy audits —

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Renovate to Save Home Energy

There is an ever growing importance of sustainable living due to the harsh realities being experienced by our planet earth. For those who dream of a greener home to help save costs and the earth, the solution is not far away. Homeowners can turn their current home into an ideal energy efficient, utility saving, sustainable

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