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Canada Greener Homes Grant: Closed for New Applicants

The closure of the Canada Greener Homes Grant has taken a sudden and accelerated path. Originally expected to accept new applications until the end of February, recent developments have hastened its end, leaving homeowners and organizations that support energy-related upgrades scrambling to adapt to the new reality. On January 19th, just over a month before…

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Urgent Action Needed: Canada’s Greener Homes Program Closing

UPDATE: As of Jan 19th, registrations for qualifying audits under the Canada Greener Homes Grant are paused. Enbridge is initiating a reconciliation process to determine the program’s viability given the Federal government budget constraints. We are awaiting further information, and are committed to keeping you up to date. In a surprising turn of events, the Canada Greener…

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Live Learning Session – Energy Efficient Houses: A Practical Homeowner’s Guide

Join Green Venture staff and former Hamilton City Councilor, David Braden, to learn about energy conservation and climate action at home.   The primary objective of this session is to provide a background on the biggest causes of building emissions, shedding light on critical concepts that can serve as long-term solutions for homeowners, thereby facilitating…

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In-Person Event! Energy Efficient Houses: Small Changes, Big Impact

Path Towards Energy Efficient Houses Join former City Councilor David Braden, Environment Hamilton and Green Venture staff to learn simple scientific facts, energy efficiency misconceptions and about “uncommon common sense” The primary objective of this session is to provide a background on the biggest causes of building emissions, shedding light on critical concepts that can…

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Home Efficiency Rebate Plus Participation Walk-Through

What’s a Residential Energy Assessment? An energy audit encompasses an exhaustive inspection survey and a comprehensive analysis of energy flows within a house, with the overarching objective of conserving energy. Energy assessments play a pivotal role as the initial step in identifying and structuring opportunities to significantly diminish energy expenses and mitigate the associated carbon…

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Passive House Canada Conference 2023 Recap

Green Venture staff had the privilege of attending the annual Passive House Canada Conference, held this year in Hamilton, Ontario. The conference successfully showcased the latest advancements in technologies, policies, and collaborations that contribute not only to global recognition but also to a comprehensive understanding of the adaptable nature and proven efficacy of this holistic…

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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…