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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