Nova Scotia HomeWarming


Nova Scotia HomeWarming

HomeWarming is offered by Efficiency Nova Scotia and Clean Foundation as part of a broad, province-wide initiative to provide energy efficiency upgrades to income-qualified homeowners. HomeWarming is proudly sponsored by Nova Scotia Power and the Province of Nova Scotia. You can also visit EnergyAssist to learn about other free programs available in Nova Scotia to help you save money on heating and energy.

Starting in 2015, Nova Scotia Power is funding $37 million over 10 years for low-income energy efficiency targeted at electrically heated homes, with the work delivered by Clean Foundation. This charitable contribution from Nova Scotia Power will not be recovered from energy ratepayers. The Province of Nova Scotia invests approximately $14 million a year to fund low-income energy efficiency programs for non-electrically heated homes. This work is delivered by Efficiency Nova Scoti

Can I Apply?

Your total family net income is within the levels shown in the Income Qualification Chart. (Net income is usually lower than gross income.)

You own a single-unit home located in Nova Scotia and can provide proof of ownership.

You live in your home year-round, it is your current primary residence and you do not plan to sell it in the near future.

Your home has not already been upgraded through HomeWarming or the Low Income Homeowner Service.

Income Eligibility

1 person


2 to 4 people


5 or more people



“It’s important to us that people living on lower incomes benefit from energy efficiency and feel comfortable at home. That’s why we offer a no-charge energy assessment and potential upgrades to income-qualified homeowners.

If we discover that draft-proofing, insulation or other efficiency options can help make heating & cooling your home substantially more affordable and comfortable, we’ll install the upgrades at no cost to you. We’ll even coordinate the retrofits.” – Efficiency Nova Scotia

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