Launching January 2023: Enhanced rebates through a new partnership with Enbridge Gas and Canada's Greener Homes Grant.

2023 Home Efficiency Rebate Plus (HER+) Program

Structuring Retrofits Between 2007 and 2020 almost 30,000 houses were rated using the EnerGuide Rating System in Hamilton. 90% of these houses also completed a post-retrofit energy evaluation to capture the savings from the energy conservation upgrades or renovations that were completed. From what we have seen, energy-efficient houses are increasing in numbers as more…

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Common Canadian live Christmas trees and tips for sourcing, caring, and disposing of your live tree.

With the Holidays around the corner, let’s take a moment to relax and enjoy some of these fun facts about Canada’s top 5 evergreens that can make a great Christmas tree:       The provincial tree of Manitoba can be found all over Canada  Known for its short, stiff bluish-green with white dots on…

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Connecting with our Local Community Through Neighbour Nights

What are Neighbour Nights?  Tucked under the Hamilton Escarpment in the Davis Creek neighbourhood at Quigley and Greenhill, you’ll find the historic Glen Manor farmhouse, which serves as Green Venture’s EcoHouse. The unique 2 acre green space surrounding the house features a community garden, forested pathways, lawns and gardens that are open to the public.…

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Winterproofing Program Round-Up

Draft proofing (air sealing) and insulation are crucial elements to incorporate when making a building more energy efficient. Installing a more efficient furnace or heat pump without dealing with the building envelope, for example, may not provide the savings you had initially planned for.  Insulation prevents heat transfer from in and out of a home…