Posts Tagged: Green Energy

Solar with Battery Backup

Solar Array - The Hayter Group

This solar array was installed by The Hayter Group for a client near St. Thomas, Ontario. The system features state of the art Sol-Ark hybrid inverters and a battery backup system by Fortress Solutions. Sol-Ark Inverter Solar arrays produce DC (direct current power). An inverter converts the energy produced by your solar panels to AC… Read more »

Interest Free up to $40,000

Canada Greener Homes - Loans

Complete major retrofits to your home through an interest-free loan of up to $40,000. The energy savings from your geothermal or solar installation will help pay back your loan! The interest free loans are part of the Canada Greener Homes Initiative. The loan can help you finance eligible products and installations, that are both recommended… Read more »

Solar Incentive

Solar - up to $5,000 in Grants

Start Producing Your Own Electricity A new solar array will produce green energy for the next 25 plus years. You can produce your own power for about the same cost as you pay today. The advantage is that your rates won’t increase over time. A grant up to $5,000 is available through the Canada Greener… Read more »

Reducing Natural Gas Useage

Solar Powered Chevy Volt

The Move to Net Zero A recent article in the Toronto Star summarizes strategies that Ontario is following to reduce the use of natural gas. Natural gas is currently used to generate some of the province’s electricity. “While natural gas only supplies seven per cent of the electricity Ontario consumes, it plays a critical role… Read more »

EV Charger and Solar Inverter

Solar Edge | EV Charger and Inverter

World’s First 2-in-1 EV Charger and Solar Inverter The SolarEdge Electric Vehicle (EV) charging single phase inverter gives homeowners the ability to charge electric vehicles up to six times faster than a standard Level 1 charger. By installing an EV charger that is integrated with an inverter, no additional dedicated circuit breaker is needed, saving… Read more »

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 »