Category Archives: Rebates

LED Lights Are Here to Stay…

LED lights are here to stay and they offer many advantages. They guarantee a ‘greener’ future. So what is LED light? The acronym stands for light-emitting diode – a solid-state lighting that uses a semiconductor to convert electricity into light. Let’s look at their key features and benefits: LED bulbs are 6-7 times more efficient …

Posted in Environmental, Home Maintenance, Rebates

HST Rebate for New Homes

I just read an article by Toronto Real Estate lawyer Bob Aaron that reminds all of us to keep our information updated, so that we retain our right to the benefits of principal residence ownership and monetary incentives like the HST rebate for new homes. If you have not read the article, here is a link to it: The …

Posted in Buying and Selling, Living, New construction, Rebates

Green Upgrades – Grants Available!

Take advantage of the Ontario Home Energy Savings Program and the federal ecoEnergy Retrofit program. Homeowners can receive up to a combined maximum of $10,000 in grant money. Only homes that have had a residential energy efficiency audit performed by a certified energy advisor will be eligible for these grants. Here’s what you need to …

Posted in Home Renovation, Rebates