Incentives, Grants & Rebates Programs For New Brunswick
The province of New Brunswick offers several incentives, each tailored to a different situation. Chances are there's a program for you in the following list.
ecoENERGY Retrofit Grants And Incentives Program
This is the basic federal program. It works jointly with the individual provincial programs. All Canadian homeowners opting for retrofitting their existing homes are eligible.
(Well, I guess that should read "were" eligible because our dear Harper government has cancelled it ahead of their own deadline. So if you're reading this after January 28, you're already too late for the federal program, but don't give up on your provincial/territorial program yet.)
Keep checking here in case we get a decent government next time...
New Brunswick Existing Homes and Apartments Energy Efficiency Upgrades Programs
These Efficiency NB program provide expert advice and financial rebates to New Brunswick homeowners and apartment owners who want to improve the energy efficiency of their homes or apartments and carry out retrofit projects.
Residential Off-Electric Baseboard Conversion Pilot Project
Power generation is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in New Brunswick, making electric baseboard the least efficient and least environmentally friendly heating option.
For a limited time, homeowners participating in Efficiency NB's Existing Homes Energy Efficiency Upgrades Program can convert their home's electric baseboard heat and electric water heating system to natural gas.
Efficiency NB and Enbridge Gas New Brunswick are partnering to offer several rebates.
MOVE THE STAIRS Moving a staircase? It's easy! Watch this step by step stair project how-to from top to bottom. (All puns intended!)
PILE ON THE INSULATION Looking for ways to save energy? Home insulation should be high on your list of priorities. Get the facts.
ANOTHER STAIR STORY We took out the stairs to the second floor, so now how do we get up there? A folding attic ladder supplies the answer.
TAP THE EARTH FOR WATER We prospect for water by ancient means and lo! water appears. See it happening, step-by-step.
DOWNSIZE YOUR LIFE Are you serious about reducing your impact on the environment? Start by downsizing your home! See how I did it -- and why.
LEARN ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY If you thought solar energy was only about solar panels, think again... and read this article by solar energy expert Michael Martinez.
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