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Union Gas Home Reno Rebate Program

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Home Reno Rebate

 

Important Note:

Union Gas have decided to expand the EXISTING Home Reno program to all UG franchise areas effective April 1st.

If you are a Union Gas account holder and your main heating is with Natural Gas then you can take advantage of this program.

 

Contact us through our contact page and we will book you in advance. If you have an emergency furnace replacement, please call us at 1-888-236-5116.

Ridge Energy covers the following areas:

South Western Ontario including:

Windsor, Waterloo, Waterloo North, London, Hamilton, Halton

Cornwall

Orillia

We plan to cover in the near future:

Belleville, Kingston, Cobourg

 

 

Make your house snug and save!

Planning renovations or upgrades to your home in the near future? Outfit your home with the right renos that make it more energy efficient, and you could be eligible for some big time savings from Union Gas!Home Reno Rebate - Get Up To $2,500 Back!

3 ways to outfit your home with energy-smart upgrades to help you save:

  1. Save money now
    Improve the energy efficiency of your home and get up to $2,500 of your renovation costs back.
  2. Save money later
    Increased energy efficiency will decrease your energy bill by up to 20% every year.
  3. Increase the value of your home
    An energy-efficient home is more attractive to future buyers.

How to get started:

Looking to make the most of the available savings? Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Call Ridge Energy 1-888-236-5116 before starting your renovations.
  2. Complete your pre-renovation energy assessment.
  3. Review your assessment and renovation options with our energy advisor.
  4. Complete at least two of the eligible renovations with a reputable contractor*.
  5. Call Ridge Energy to complete your post-renovation assessment.

Our advisor will collect and submit all the necessary paperwork to Union Gas. You will get your rebate cheque within 90 business days of submission.

*We recommend that you get quotes from at least three reputable contractors.

How to qualify:

You need to:

  • Have an active Union Gas account
  • Have a natural gas furnace/boiler
  • Own a detached or semi-detached home, or townhouse
  • Live in Central or Southwestern Ontario

And you must:

  • Do an energy assessment both before and after your renovation
  • Complete at least two eligible renovations

Maximum $2,500 rebate includes up to $500 for both energy assessments.
You pay the HST on the cost of the assessments.

Eligible renos and rebates:

Basement Insulation 1, 2, 3
$1,000 – For adding at least R23 to 100% of basement
$500 – For adding at least R12 to 100% of basement
Other insulation
$800 – For adding at least R23 to 100% of crawl space wall
$400 – For adding at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall
$450 – For adding at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space

Exterior Wall Insulation 1
$1,500 – For adding at least R9 to 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12
$1,000 – For adding at least R3.8 to 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12

Attic Insulation 4
$500 – For increasing attic insulation to at least R50 from R12 or less
$250 – For increasing attic insulation to at least R50 from R13 to R25
$500 – For increasing cathedral/flat roof insulation by at least R14

Air Sealing
$150 – Achieve 10% or more above base target
$100 – Achieve base target

Furnace/Boiler
$500 – For replacing 90% AFUE or less furnace with 95% or higher condensing natural gas furnace or replacing 82% AFUE or less boiler with a 90% AFUE or higher ENERGY STAR® condensing gas boiler.

Water Heater 5
$200 – For replacing water heater with ENERGY STAR natural gas water heater with EF of 0.82 or higher

Window/Door/Skylight 6
$40 – For each window, door or skylight replaced with ENERGY STAR-qualified model

(1) The rebate is prorated based on the percentage of wall area insulated and does not include walls between individual units. For a semi-detached, rebates are 75% of the amounts shown.
(2) When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable grants are pro-rated to a maximum of $1,000 based on the total wall area.
(3) Can qualify for either crawl space wall or floor above crawl space rebate.
(4) 100% ceiling coverage required upon completion. When the roof consists of more than one type (i.e., attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof), rebates are pro-rated based on the ceiling area and roof type. The rebate for any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof cannot exceed $500.
(5) Maximum one water heater rebate per home.
(6) $40 rebate per rough opening. Bay window considered one rough opening.

How to take advantage of the Home Reno Rebate:

  1. Call Ridge Energy Consultants 1.888.236.5116 to find out if you qualify for Union Gas’ Home Reno Rebate.
  2. Complete your first home energy assessment.
  3. Review your first assessment with your Ridge Energy Advisor and discuss what renos should be done to qualify.
  4. Complete at least two of the eligible with a reputable contractor*.
  5. Call Ridge Energy Consultants 1.888.236.5116 to complete your second assessment and verify your renos.

Your Ridge Energy Advisor collects and submits all the documents to Union Gas so you can get your rebate cheque within 60 days of submission.
*We recommend that you get quotes from at least three reputable contractors.


Limited time offer available to Union Gas residential customers in Central and Southwestern Ontario. Must complete at least two upgrades. Maximum of 120 days between the first and second assessment allowed. Program expires Dec. 31, 2016. Rebates available on first come, first served basis. Rebate payment subject to availability of funds. Union Gas reserves the right to revise program without advance notice including rebate amounts and eligibility. Homeowner responsible for ensuring rebate eligibility, choosing eligible certified energy advisors, keeping invoices and meeting criteria and deadlines.