Ontario home rebates

Ontario Home Reno Rebates – from Union Gas

Does your next reno project qualify for a Home Reno Rebate from Union Gas? You may be eligible for a $5,000 rebate including up to $500 towards the two energy assessments. If you live in Union Gas territory give our partners at EnerQuality a call at 416-447-0077 to book your energy evaluation (all others please call Homesol at 844-466-0664).

To qualify for Union Gas rebates, you need to:

  • Do an energy assessment both before and after your renovation.
  • Complete at least two eligible renovations.
  • Heat your home with an oil, natural gas, or propane boiler/furnace OR wood stove (electric heated homes not included)
  • Own a detached, semi-detached, row town house, or mobile home.
  • Meet one of the following requirements:
    • Union Gas customer or reside in Union Gas franchise area
    • Kitchener Utility customer or reside in Kitchener
    • Utilities Kingston customer or reside in Kingston
    • Natural Resources Gas customer or reside in Natural Resources Gas franchise area, or
    • Reside in the districts below:
EnerQuality is delivering Union Gas Home Reno Rebate evaluations to qualified homeowners in these areas: Serving Eastern and Northeastern Ontario from Belleville to Sault St. Marie
ALGOMA DISTRICT East of and including Sault St. Marie
FRONTENAC COUNTY BEDFORD; PORTLAND;LOUGHBOROUGH; STORRINGTON (Currently: South Frontenac)
HASTINGS COUNTY TUDOR AND CASHEL
MANITOULIN DISTRICT All Areas
MUSKOKA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY All Areas
NIPISSING DISTRICT South of and including Sudbury
PARRY SOUND DISTRICT All Areas
SUDBURY DISTRICT From Sudbury southwards
SUDBURY REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY (Currently: Greater Sudbury) All Areas

Eligible Upgrades:Basement Insulation1

Basement Insulation Rebate/Requirement
Rebate Amount Requirement
$1,250 For adding at least R23 to 100% of basement
$750 For adding at least R12 to 100% of basement
$1,000 For adding at least R23 to 100% of crawl space wall
$500 For adding at least R10 to 100% of crawl space wall
$500 For adding at least R24 to 100% of floor above crawl space

Exterior Wall Insulation1

Exterior Wall Insulation Rebate/Requirements
Rebate Amount Requirement
$1,750 Add at least R9 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12.
$1,250 Add at least R3.8 for 100% of building to achieve a minimum of R12.

Attic Insulation 4

Attic Insulation
Rebate Amount Requirement
$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

Air Sealing Rebate/Requirement
Rebate Amount Requirement
$150 Achieve 10% or more above base target
$100 Achieve base target

Customers who complete more than two measures also qualify for a $250 rebate for each additional measure installed, up to a maximum of $5,000 rebate! (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 percent of the amounts shown. (2) When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable grants are pro-rated to a maximum of $1,250 based on the total wall area. (3) Can qualify for either crawl space wall or floor above crawl space rebate. (4) Insulate a minimum of 20% of the total ceiling area. When the roof consists of more than one type and/or sections (i.e., any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof), rebates are pro-rated based on the total ceiling area percentages upgraded. The rebate for any combination of attic, cathedral ceiling and flat roof cannot exceed $500.