Water Heating Programs – Ozone Laundry

Water Heating Programs – Ozone Laundry

Water Heating Programs – Ozone Laundry:

Objectives and Description:

The Ozone Laundry Program offers a financial incentive for the installation of an ozone laundry system (piece of equipment that is added on to an existing commercial washing machine) in a facility. The advantages of such a system include reducing hot water consumption by up to 85%, reducing water use by up to 30% and reducing chemical use by 10%. Incentives range from $1,000-$6,000 per unit.

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Water Heating Programs – Energy Star Dishwasher

Water Heating Programs – Energy Star Dishwasher

Water Heating Programs – Energy Star Dishwasher:

Objectives and Description:

Energy Star Dishwasher Program offers financial incentives to facilities looking to purchase highly efficient Energy Star qualified commercial dishwashers. On average, they are 25% more energy efficient and 25% more water efficient than standard models. Incentives range from $100-$400 per unit.

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Space Heating Programs – Infrared Heater Incentive Program

Space Heating Programs – Infrared Heater Incentive Program

Space Heating Programs – Infrared Heater Incentive Program:

Objectives and Description:

Infrared Heater Incentive Program offers financial incentives to facilities looking to purchase highly efficient Infrared heaters. These heaters lower operating costs with reduced energy consumption. Incentives range from $50-$300 per unit.

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Space Heating Programs – Condensing Boiler Incentive Program

Space Heating Programs – Condensing Boiler Incentive Program

Space Heating Programs – Condensing Boiler Incentive Program:

Objectives and Description:

Condensing Boiler Incentive Program offers financial incentives to existing industrial facilities looking to replace an aging boiler or new facilities installing a high-efficiency condensing boiler. Incentives include:

  • $600 per unit up to 299 MBtu/hr 
  • $1,500 per unit from 300 to 999 MBtu/hr 
  • $4,500 per unit over 1,000 MBtu/hr

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Space Heating Programs – Air Curtains

Space Heating Programs – Air Curtains

Space Heating Programs – Air Curtains:

Objectives and Description:

This Program offers financial incentives to businesses that purchase or rent air curtains. These curtains are used where doors stay open for long periods of time, i.e. shipping docks and retail or office entrances. They provide tremendous benefits, in particular significantly lowering both heating and cooling costs compared to doors without air curtains. Incentives include:

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Engineering Energy Efficiency Feasibility Study

Engineering Energy Efficiency Feasibility Study

Engineering Energy Efficiency Feasibility Study:

Objectives and Description:

Engineering Energy Efficiency Feasibility Study Program helps fund studies to identify and quantify potential energy saving measures on natural gas consuming equipment, gas-related heating systems or facilities. Studies analyze an existing building or process to determine the changes that will increase its overall energy efficiency. Typical projects include thermal surveys, facility air-balances, HVAC audits, energy audits, benchmarking activities and equipment upgrade studies. Incentives include:

Commercial customers: 30% up to $4,000

Industrial customers: 50% up to $10,000 

One study /site/ year

$10,000 cap applies to multi-site industrial customers, one study per year

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New Home Construction Incentive Program for Builders

New Home Construction Incentive Program for Builders

New Home Construction Incentive Program for Builders:

Objectives and Description:

This Initiative provides incentives designed to encourage home builders and renovators to construct energy-efficient homes in Ontario by incorporating energy-efficiency into their construction or any extensive renovation. Home builders and renovators can choose to implement Prescriptive, Performance-Based or Custom measures, or a combination of all three. Homeowners who are managing their own renovation, and can provide proof of purchase for any equipment that is eligible for an incentive, can also apply for the three different streams in the initiative.

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Small Business Lighting

Small Business Lighting

Small Business Lighting:

Objectives and Description:

Small Business Lighting Program offers small businesses a free assessment to identify possible energy savings, up to $1,500 of energy-efficient lighting retrofits – including all equipment and labour, and access to additional incentives. The three simple steps include assessing the business' needs, identifying the options and installing the upgrades.

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Demand Response Contractual DR3

Demand Response Contractual DR3

Demand Response Contractual DR3:

Objectives and Description:

Demand Response Contractual DR3 Program is designed to help manage the electricity needs of Ontario while also providing Ontario businesses a financial incentive to make energy management a part of everyday operations. For example, a facility could shed load by powering down non-critical equipment or shifting production to non-peak periods. Participation can take place in two different ways: a voluntary, flexible way to earn monthly payments or higher incentive rates in return for a mandatory commitment to take part in activation notices.

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Audit Funding

Audit Funding

Audit Funding:

Objectives and Description:

The Audit Funding Program offers financial incentives to eligible business owners and tenants towards the cost of an energy audit to help prioritize the best opportunities to reduce energy costs. The audits provide businesses with the data needed to fully understand the financial benefits of installing a variety of energy-efficient measures. Funding is provided for up to 50 percent of the project cost where calculations are based on building size and audit complexity, and ranges from $5,000-$35,000.

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