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Union Gas Home Reno Rebate Program

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Home Reno Rebate


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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

$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.
You must live in these Postal Codes to be eligible:
Georgetown L0P Hamilton L9A Kitchener / Waterloo N2H Stratford N4Z Sarnia  N7W
Flamborough L0R Hamilton L9B Kitchener / Waterloo N2J Stratford N5A Sarnia  N7X
Fort Erie L2A Hamilton L9C Kitchener / Waterloo N2K Ingersoll N5C Wallaceburg N8A
Port Colborne L3K Hamilton L9G Kitchener / Waterloo N2L Aylmer N5H Leamington N8H
Grimsby L3M Hamilton L9H Kitchener / Waterloo N2M Port Stanley N5L Essex N8M
Oakville L6H Hamilton L9K Kitchener / Waterloo N2N St. Thomas N5P Windsor N8N
Oakville L6J Holland Landing L9N Kitchener / Waterloo N2P St. Thomas N5R Windsor N8P
Oakville L6K Milton L9T Kitchener / Waterloo N2R London N5V Windsor N8R
Oakville L6L Collingwood L9Y Kitchener / Waterloo N2T London N5W Windsor N8S
Oakville L6M Wellington & Rural Waterloo N0B Kitchener / Waterloo N2V London N5X Windsor N8T
Acton L7J Oxford  N0J Kincardine N2Z London N5Y Windsor N8V
Burlington L7L Perth  N0K Elmira N3B London N5Z Windsor N8W
Burlington L7M Elgin  N0L Cambridge N3C London N6A Windsor N8X
Burlington L7N Middlesex N0M Cambridge N3E London N6B Windsor N8Y
Burlington L7P Dunnville N1A Cambridge N3H London N6C Windsor N9A
Burlington L7R Guelph N1C Paris N3L London N6E Windsor N9B
Burlington L7S Guelph N1E Brantford N3P London N6G Windsor N9C
Burlington L7T Guelph N1G Brantford N3R London N6H Windsor N9E
Hamilton L8E Guelph N1H Brantford N3S London N6J Windsor N9G
Hamilton L8G Guelph N1K Brantford N3T London N6K Windsor N9H
Hamilton L8H Guelph N1L Brantford N3V London N6L Windsor N9J
Hamilton L8J Fergus N1M Simcoe N3Y London N6M Windsor N9K
Hamilton L8K Cambridge N1P Delhi N4B London N6N Amherstburg N9V
Hamilton L8L Cambridge N1R Tillsonburg N4G London N6P Kingsville N9Y
Hamilton L8M Cambridge N1S Owen Sound N4K Goderich N7A
Hamilton L8N Cambridge N1T Meaford N4L Strathroy N7G
Hamilton L8P Kitchener / Waterloo N2A Woodstock N4S Chatham N7L
Hamilton L8R Kitchener / Waterloo N2B Woodstock N4T Chatham N7M
Hamilton L8S Kitchener / Waterloo N2C Woodstock N4V Sarnia  N7S
Hamilton L8T Kitchener / Waterloo N2E Listowel N4W Sarnia  N7T
Hamilton L8W Kitchener / Waterloo N2G St. Marys N4X Sarnia  N7V