Energy Rebate Programs available in Calgary

We are proud to serve Alberta’s largest city, helping Calgarians understand how their homes use energy and what upgrades they could make to improve their home’s energy efficiency. All while making sure our clients qualify for the maximum amount of rebates and/or financing available through government incentives! Reach out today to find out how a home energy evaluation can benefit you on your home renovation journey!

Energy Werx Alberta is a leading Energy Auditing company with offices across Alberta and Canada. We have Registered Energy Advisors ready to assist you.

We service Calgary and surrounding areas, including Airdrie, Cochrane, Okotoks, Chestermere, Strathmore, Drumheller, Olds, Canmore, High River, Claresholm, Sundre, Three Hills, and more.

Upgrading to more energy-efficient equipment can be a good way to save which is why the Canadian government, along with local and provincial rebate programs, is committed to making sure you reduce your carbon footprint while saving you money at the same time.

In Calgary, energy efficiency rebates are available to residents who take the necessary steps. If you’re interested in learning more about the rebate program, continue reading to learn why it’s so great!

Here are a few rebate options for homeowners in the Calgary area.

  • Insulation
  • Windows & Doors
  • Heat Pumps
  • Solar
  • Lighting fixtures

Insulation – through the Canadian Greener Homes Grant, homeowners can increase the insulation in their homes, crawl spaces, basements, ceilings, attic, exposed floors, or exterior walls.

Windows & Doors – there are a wide array of options to choose from when upgrading the energy efficiency of the doors and windows of your home.

Heat Pumps – switching to more energy-efficient heating equipment such as heat pumps will cut down on both your carbon emissions and utility bills.

Solar – Generous rebates are available for installing solar panels to service your home. This renewable energy source can offset your electricity usage, and when paired with battery storage, increase your electricity independence.

Lighting fixtures – The CEIP (Clean Energy Improvement Program) allows for financing for lighting upgrades, such as indoor lighting controls (motion and daylight sensing), and permanently installed and hardwired LED lighting fixtures such as downlight, track, ceiling, wall-mounted, or porchlight fixtures. Must be ENERGY STAR. Lighting – Clean Energy Improvement Program (abmunis.ca)

Reach out today to find out how a home energy evaluation can save you money on your home renovation journey!

Programs available exclusively to Calgary and/or surrounding area homeowners:

Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP):

Providing low interest financing for energy efficient upgrades, on a per municipality basis in Alberta. Currently launched in Calgary, Canmore, and Lethbridge, soon to launch in Okotoks.

Calgary CEIP Project Incentive – The City of Calgary is offering an incentive for completed CEIP projects. The incentive will be applied directly to the Clean Energy Improvement Tax reducing the project financing by up to 10%. Availability is limited and will be provided in a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here: Clean Energy Improvement Program (abmunis.ca)

Home Energy Label Program – New Home Pilot – The City of Calgary has launched the Home Energy Label Program which offers a $250 rebate per energy label, up to a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. Our Registered Energy Advisors are licensed to perform New Home EnerGuide Labelling services to satisfy this requirement. Benefits of this program include:

a. Builders will have a means to verify the constructed energy performance of their home.

b. The EnerGuide Label is recognized around Canada and can be used to compare the energy performance of your home compared to other homes.

c. Investments you make in energy efficiency at the construction stage will pay off in lower energy bills for new homeowners.

d. Provides preparation for the Tiered Energy Performance section of the National Building Code of Canada 2020 in anticipation of it being adopted in Alberta.

e. Can be used to qualify for the CMHC Eco Plus Program Apply for a 25% partial premium refund | CMHC (cmhc-schl.gc.ca), which offers a partial premium refund of 25% for Properties with a gigajoules/year rating of at least 20% lower than “A Typical New House” (this is shown on your reports, and you can work with our advisor to demonstrate your home meets this standard if you are wanting to use this program).

See all Program Details here: New Home Energy Label (calgary.ca). Reach out today to discuss how we can assist with your New Home EnerGuide Labelling needs!

Canmore CEIP Upgrade Incentive – An incentive of $500 is available for completed CEIP projects. Incentive availability is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to participants who complete a CEIP project. The incentive will be applied directly to the Clean Energy Improvement Tax to reduce the total project financing amount. Only one CEIP Upgrade Incentive is available per project. The Town of Canmore’s CEIP Upgrade Incentive can be stacked with incentives offered through the Government of Canada Greener Homes Program. Clean Energy Improvement Program (abmunis.ca)

Canmore Solar Incentive Program – The Town of Canmore offers an annual solar incentive rebate program for residents and businesses to help offset the cost of purchasing and installing a rooftop solar photovoltaic system in Canmore. See website for more details!

Learn more about the Canmore Solar Incentive program here

Banff Solar Incentive Program – The Town of Banff offers $750/kW, up to 20kW maximum, for residents and businesses to help offset the cost of purchasing and installing a solar photovoltaic system. See here for more details: Solar Incentive Program | Banff, AB – Official Website.

Banff Residential Rebates – The town of Banff offers Residential Rebates for various energy efficient products, including active transportation items, appliances, toilets, rain barrels, ENERGY STAR windows and doors, ENERGY STAR furnaces, ENERGY STAR solar hot water heaters, as well as up to 1/3 of the cost of the energy evaluation (max. $500). Details for this program can be found here: Residential Rebates | Banff, AB – Official Website.

Federal programs available in Calgary

Greener Homes Grant:
Up to $5,600

Greener Homes Grant Loan:
Up to $40,000 in interest free loans for eligible upgrades.

Our local Registered Energy Advisors service Calgary and surrounding areas including Airdrie, Strathmore, Okotoks, High River, Drumheller, Cochrane, Canmore, and more! Let us show you how we can help you receive the most rebates available. Submit your information via our contact form and one of our team members will get back to you right away.

Calgary, Alberta

A lot of Calgary’s success is owed to the rapid growth caused by its status as the centre of Canada’s oil industry, once known as Cowtown for the world-famous Calgary Stampede, and its connection to Canada’s Wild West. The city is also a sports town, and it’s home to the Calgary Flames and Calgary Stampede, which hosts rodeos and other events throughout the year. What are some of the highlights of living in Calgary? It’s food, fun, amazing people and culture – endless adventures await you.

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Contact Energy Alberta Werx today, and one of our team members will get back to you immediately to let you know how much your home qualifies for in energy rebates.