BSG Articles

Cancelling Home Energy Rating: How it Will Affect an Affordable Home
Published on January 04, 2019

Up until fairly recently, the Ontario government had a series of plans to help the province reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to mitigating the effects of climate change. This included a plan to place the EnerGuide Rating system on homes that are put on the market, but it has since been cancelled. We will be seeing a new series of plans being implemented, but encouraging Home Energy Ratings is not one of them.

Read More

Net Zero Homes: Low Operational Costs and a Strong EnerGuide Rating
Published on December 28, 2018

A Net Zero home is a highly efficient home that is able to produce as much energy as it consumes over a 12 month period. By utilizing various high-efficiency strategies such as triple paned windows and/or renewable solar energy, a Net Zero home is extremely well insulated and air sealed, and has very low operational costs due to its ability to produce its own renewable energy.

Read More

Breathe Easy at Home By Improving Indoor Air Quality
Published on December 21, 2018

Many homeowners are not aware of the potential health risks that can come with having poor air quality at home. By understanding the health concerns and causes of poor home air quality, homeowners can regain control of their home’s level of airborne pollutants and work to protect the health of everyone who lives in the home - especially those most vulnerable, such as children or the elderly.

Read More

An Energy Efficient Home is an Affordable Home
Published on December 19, 2018

A question many homeowners find themselves asking at one point or another is: how can I make my home more affordable? The answer is quite simple – an affordable home can be created through energy efficiency improvements.

Read More

The Province’s HRRP Now Offers New Eligibility, New Territories, & New Incentives.

There’s great news for homeowners who are planning to do residential renovations or upgrades! The Ontario Government has significantly enhanced the province’s Home Reno Rebate Program. And the bottom line for homeowners - higher rebates! By doing renovations or upgrades that will improve a home’s energy efficiency, homeowners may be eligible for substantial rebates of up to $5,000 from Union Gas. Simply put, there are long-term payoffs with an energy efficient home.

Learn More

Please, enter a valid value

Incorrect values!

Thank You!

Your inquiry has been successfully submitted!
We will contact you shortly.

Please, enter a valid value