Posts Tagged: Geothermal

Geothermal Rebates and Grants

Geothermal - up to $5,000 in Grants

Best Time to Invest The best time to invest in the most environmentally friendly home comfort system is today! Take advantage of Federal Government grants from the  Canada Greener Homes Program. Geothermal is the most cost effective way to heat and cool your home. WaterFurnace units provide superior comfort with precise, even temperatures eliminating cold… Read more »

Canada Greener Homes

Canada Greener Homes

The Canada Greener Homes Grant is a Federal Government program to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient. Buildings, including homes, account for 18% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. The program helps homeowners invest in improvements to their homes that will lower emissions.  These home improvements include; geothermal systems, solar panels, heat pumps, water heaters… Read more »

Carbon Pricing is Constitutional

Gas Pump | Carbon Tax

Filling Up is going to be More Expensive The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the carbon pricing law is constitutional. The ruling states that because climate change causes harm beyond provincial boundaries, it is a matter of national concern. The ruling states that additional fees for fuel are valid regulatory charges and not… Read more »

Carbon Tax

Natural Gas

Federal Carbon Charge The federal government has had a carbon pricing program in Ontario since 2019. Carbon charges are applied to all fossil fuels you use, including Natural Gas, Propane and Home Heating Oil. The charge gradually increases every year on April 1. Natural Gas Carbon Tax: April 1, 20193.91¢ per cubic metreApril 1, 20205.87¢… Read more »

Electricity is the Future of Home Heating

Home heating makes up a significant portion of the greenhouse gases produced in Ontario. Approximatley 70% of households are heated by burning fossil fuels (natural gas, propane or oil). Natural Gas is a cleaner burning fuel than oil. However; it’s not just burning Natural Gas that’s bad for the environment. Natural Gas that leaks from… Read more »

Why Deal with The Hayter Group?

Why Deal with The Hayter Group?

When you are making a decision about what type of equipment to use for heating and cooling your home, it is equally important to think about what contractor do you want installing the equipment. The Hayter Group has been serving clients across South-Western Ontario since 1952. We want your business and here is what we’ll… Read more »

Geothermal Heating Pays off for Local Chicken Farm

WaterFurnace 2x1

In 2006, The Hayter Group was approached by a Lambton County, Ontario chicken farm looking to double the size of their operation. They were operating a 32,000 square foot barn that was heated by a radiant in-floor system and natural gas fired boilers. In Canada, the chicken you are serving for dinner was likely raised… Read more »

Is Geothermal a Viable Option for Anybody?

The Geothermal Advantage

I often hear from people that geothermal heating and cooling is not a practical choice for many people. Reasons cited are cost of installation and the misunderstanding that a large rural lot is required. Geothermal Explained:  Geothermal is a combination of two words. Geo means ‘of the earth’ and thermal is to ‘heat’. The earth… Read more »

Glorious Geothermal!

Geothermal Systems

A recent article in the Globe and Mail features two geothermal installations in Ontario. Some myths about installing geothermal systems in Canada are dispelled. Geothermal systems are shown to be a very effective, environmentally conscious way to heat and cool your home. A common misconception is that we are too far north to use geothermal…. Read more »

Geothermal-10 Myths

WaterFurnace

Geothermal (heating, air conditioning and hot water) provides comfortable heating and cooling for your home by using the below the surface temperature of the earth. Outdoor temperatures can fluctuate wildly from season to season. The temperature just 4 to 6 feet below the earth’s surface remains relatively constant throughout the year. A geothermal system utilizes… Read more »