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Boiler Programs

Boiler Programs

Boiler Programs:

Objectives and Description:

Boiler Program offers rebates to customers who rent or purchase and install non-atmospheric hydronic boilers, which must be used for space heating and/or hot water heating and must have 85 percent to 88 percent thermal efficiencies. Financial incentives are also available for condensing boilers, condensing economizers, direct contact water heaters and direct contact heat exchangers.

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Water Efficiency and Rebate Programs

Water Efficiency and Rebate Programs

Water Efficiency and Rebate Programs:

Objectives and Description:

The Water Efficiency Plan is made up of a number of incentives and educational programs for residents and businesses. Reducing current water use will ensure that Toronto's water system can meet the needs of a growing city.

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Livegreen Toronto – Eco-Roof Incentive Program

Livegreen Toronto – Eco-Roof Incentive Program

Objectives and Description:

Toronto's Eco-Roof Incentive Program is designed to promote the use of green and cool roofs on Toronto's existing commercial, industrial and institutional buildings, and new commercial, industrial and institutional buildings with a gross floor area of less than of 2,000 m2. Green and cool roofs help reduce urban heat and associated energy use. Green roofs also help manage stormwater runoff (reducing the pollutants that enter our waterways), enhance biodiversity, improve air quality, and beautify the city.

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Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP):

Objectives and Description:

Home Energy Loan Program is a new financing tool offered by the City of Toronto to help residents improve their home's energy efficiency and save money. Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) offers low interest loans to qualifying homeowners who are interested in improving the energy and water efficiency of their home. Through Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), the City will provide the funding required to complete the improvements and the homeowner will repay the City over time through installments on their property tax bill. Improvements include upgrading insulation and replacing old heating equipment with new energy-efficient products.

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Capacity Buy Back Program

Capacity Buy Back Program

Capacity Buy Back Program:

Objectives and Description:

Capacity Buy Back Program encourages and rewards commercial and institutional organizations that reduce water use. By implementing permanent process or equipment changes that save water, commercial and institutional organizations could be eligible for a cash rebate of up to 30 cents per liter of water saved per average day. Replacing older, high-water-use equipment or fixtures with new water-efficient equipment can help organizations save money. In addition to the cash rebate and long-term water savings, participation in the program has many other benefits, including saving energy.

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