Retrofit Program

Retrofit Program

Retrofit Program:

Objectives and Description:

Retrofit Program provides financial incentives for replacing existing equipment with high-efficiency equipment and for installing new control systems that will improve the efficiency of operational procedures and processes. Eligible measures under the program are those that provide sustainable, measurable and verifiable reductions in peak electricity demand and/or electricity consumption, including lighting retrofits, lighting controls, HVAC redesign, chiller replacement, increased insulation, installation of high performance windows and frames or low emissive roof barriers. Incentives include:

  • up to $400 for every kilowatt saved for lighting measures and 
  • up to $800 for every kilowatt saved for non-lighting projects

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High Performance New Construction

High Performance New Construction

High Performance New Construction:

Objectives and Description:

High Performance New Construction Program offers incentives to building owners and design decision-makers (architects, engineers, consultants, etc.) to build beyond Ontario Building Code requirements. The High Performance New Construction Program targets new construction and major renovations in the planning stages and provides design assistance and substantial financial incentives for building owners and architects who exceed the electricity efficiency specified in the Ontario Building Code.

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Existing Building Commissioning

Existing Building Commissioning

Existing Building Commissioning:

Objectives and Description:

Existing Building Commissioning Program provides incentives ranging from $2,500 to $30,000 to owners or lessees of chilled water systems located in commercial, institutional or multi-family buildings, in order to help cover the costs to:

  • Hire an expert to analyze the chilled water system and recommend measures to help increase its energy efficiency
  • Buy and install metering and monitoring equipment, and implement the recommended measures.

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Process & Systems Upgrade Program

Process & Systems Upgrade Program

Process & Systems Upgrade Program:

Objectives and Description:

Process & Systems Upgrade Program provides design assistance and financial incentives for building owners and architects who exceed the electricity efficiency standards specified in the Ontario Building Code. Building owners will receive up to $400 for every kilowatt saved for lighting measures and up to $800 for every kilowatt saved for non-lighting projects, or up to $75 per multi-residential in-suite appliance. They are also eligible to receive up to 100% of the cost of modelling a building or addition.

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Region of Halton Residential Toilet Rebate Program

Region of Halton Residential Toilet Rebate Program

Region of Halton Residential Toilet Rebate Program:

Objectives and Description:

On average the toilet is the biggest water consumer in the home, accounting for up to 30% of daily consumption. Inefficient toilets can waste thousands of litres of water a year. By switching to a Halton-approved water-efficient toilet, participants will reduce their water use.

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Social & Assisted Housing

Social & Assisted Housing

Social & Assisted Housing:

Objectives and Description:

Social & Assisted Housing Program offers financial incentives to owners of existing Ontario multi-family residential buildings used for supportive housing and shelters, who undergo energy-efficient upgrades to their units.

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Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive:

Objectives and Description:

Heating and Cooling Incentive Program offers homeowners a financial incentive of up to $400 by installing a high-efficiency Energy Star qualified central air-conditioning system and $250 by installing a high-efficiency furnace equipped with an electronically commutated motor.

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Rooftop Air Conditioning Units

Rooftop Air Conditioning Units

Rooftop Air Conditioning Units:

Objectives and Description:

The Rooftop Air Conditioning Units Program offers financial incentives to business customers who upgrade their rooftop air conditioning units to high-efficiency ones. Rebates range from $1,000 for 3-7.5-ton units to $2,400 for 12-ton units.

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Retrofit Program

Retrofit Program

Retrofit Program:

Objectives and Description:

Retrofit Program provides financial incentives for replacing existing equipment with high-efficiency equipment and for installing new control systems that will improve the efficiency of operational procedures and processes. Eligible measures under the program are those that provide sustainable, measurable and verifiable reductions in peak electricity demand and/or electricity consumption, including lighting retrofits, lighting controls, HVAC redesign, chiller replacement, increased insulation, installation of high performance windows and frames or low emissive roof barriers. Incentives include:

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Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program:

Objectives and Description:

Home Assistance Program is designed to help homeowners and tenants better manage their energy costs. Eligibility is based on income and the type of home. Hydro One works with qualified individuals to find smart, simple ways to improve the home's energy efficiency – at no cost. It recommends and installs the upgrades the home qualifies for, including energy-efficient appliances, energy-saving light bulbs, low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, programmable thermostats, power bars and home insulation and draft proofing.

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