H.E.R. Program Ontario: Everything You Need to Know

Provincial rebates offer a range of benefits to both homeowners and businesses.  The programs provide financial incentives for individuals and organizations to make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes and buildings. In the case of the Home Efficiency Rebate (H.E.R. program) in Ontario, many qualified people can benefit economically, environmentally, and superficially from accessing up to nearly $10,000 in rebates for insulation-related projects.


By taking advantage of these programs, individuals and organizations can make important energy-efficient upgrades to their properties. They can increase their comfort and safety, and even protect themselves from climate change. Best yet, they can enjoy the financial and environmental benefits that come with them.

Climatizer is your go-to source for expert information on everything in our industry. Keep reading to find out how you can engage with your clients about the Home Efficiency Rebate!

What is the Home Efficiency Rebate (H.E.R. Program)?

Good news! The H.E.R. program is expanding Funded through the Canada Greener Homes Grant, the H.E.R program allows your clients to access up to:

  • $600 in Home Energy Assessments
  • $10,000 in home insulation projects
  • $1,300 for air-sealing projects
  • $325 for windows and doors
  • $7,800 for space and water heating
  • $125 for smart thermostats
  • $5,000 for solar panels
  • $1,650 for weatherproofing

As you can see, the benefits of the Home Efficiency Rebate are extended. Overall, provincial rebates, or energy programs, offer a wide range of benefits to both homeowners and businesses. These programs can help to reduce energy costs, improve the environment and enhance the overall comfort and functionality of homes and buildings.

Who Qualifies for the H.E.R. Program?

The H.E.R. program was recently created to replace and expand the current one. That means that more Canadians can access funds to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. For professionals, that means more business.


But who qualifies for the program?

  • Enbridge gas customers including landlords
  • You are a home or property owner
  • Your home is heated with a natural gas furnace or boiler
  • You have eligible renovations or equipment replacements
  • Off-grid communities

Help your community establish better sustainable development by enabling them to access the H.E.R. fund! Then when it’s time to renovate, you’ll be able to provide them with your professional services!

How does it work?

Now that we understand who can get the H.E.R. program, let’s find out how it works:

  1. Schedule a home energy assessment with a licensed Registered Energy Advisor
  2. Receive the custom report with recommended upgrades
  3. Complete at least one eligible upgrade
  4. Schedule a follow-up home energy assessment
  5. Receive your rebate cheque including up to $600 for the assessments

As you can see, it’s very simple for customers to access this rebate. That’s why it’s important for you to educate them on their applicability. That way, when the client reaches stage 3, you’ll be ready to offer them your services.

Benefits of Home Efficiency Rebates

One of the main benefits of these programs is cost savings. By upgrading to energy-efficient appliances and systems, individuals and businesses can significantly reduce their energy costs. This can result in a significant reduction in monthly bills, as well as long-term savings on energy expenses.

H.E.R. program

Another benefit of these programs is their positive impact on the environment. Energy-efficient upgrades help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decrease the overall carbon footprint. This not only helps to protect the environment but also supports the transition to clean energy sources.

Lastly, the program establishes a home energy efficiency rating. This enables buyers and homeowners to have a better understanding of their operational costs. Over time, this will increase energy literacy, making Canada a more accessible nation for sustainable growth.

Why Should I Promote the H.E.R. Program?

In addition to cost savings and environmental benefits, energy programs can also improve the overall comfort and functionality of homes and buildings. Upgraded appliances and systems can lead to improved indoor air quality, increased natural light, and better temperature control. These tantalizing benefits will draw in homeowners and other renovators, creating more business for you!

That’s modern business– when benefiting the environment can yield positive outcomes for both the consumers and vendors!

Be a Canadian Business Leader

Promoting sustainable consumer choice is crucial for achieving a more sustainable future. Home energy efficiency is particularly important. As a business specializing in insulation, the H.E.R. program offers an opportunity to be a leader in Canadian business through sustainable action, as well as the chance to profit from customers’ increased access to funds for insulation renovations.

We can work together towards a more sustainable future for all by making these choices.

Promote Sustainable Consumer Choices


Home energy efficiency refers to the measures taken to reduce the amount of energy used in a home, which can result in cost savings, improved comfort, and a reduced impact on the environment. One of the most important reasons for promoting sustainable consumer choice in home energy efficiency is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By using less energy, homes and buildings can significantly decrease their carbon footprint. This not only helps to protect the environment but also supports the transition to clean energy sources.

Improved Comfort, Savings and Privacy

Another reason to promote sustainable consumer choice in home energy efficiency is the cost savings it can provide. By making energy-efficient upgrades to appliances and systems, homeowners can significantly reduce their energy costs. This can result in a significant reduction in monthly bills, as well as long-term savings on energy expenses.

Insulation also increases soundproofing, which greatly improves privacy in a home. Yet another exciting benefit that homeowners, landlords, and Enbridge customers can capitalize on!

Join Climatizer in the Sustainable Insulation Revolution!

Together, as industry professionals, we can help home and business owners leap into the next era of sustainable energy efficiency. The H.E.R. program has many benefits, including environmental, financial, and for comfort and security. As a business owner, the many customer incentives mean more business for you!

Become a part of the sustainable movement by promoting business that protects the environment, promotes customer savings, and brings you more happy clients! If you have more questions about how you can use the H.E.R. program with your clientele, don’t be afraid to contact us.