ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes

Although this program is closed to new applicants, please see the City Green Home Energy Efficiency Grants for details on the LiveSmart BC homeowner grants available now.

Sponsoring agency: Natural Resources Canada - Office of Energy Efficiency
Type of agency: Federal government

Program offerings

This program is closed to new applicants as of March 31st, 2010. If you have already booked your initial home energy assessment, the federal government has informed us that "the program is confident that all eligible homeowners who previously entered the program by scheduling or completing a pre-retrofit evaluation will still have the opportunity to apply for and receive a grant." More information.

The service includes:

  1. a detailed energy evaluation of your home carried out by a licensed energy advisor
  2. a "blower door" test to find air leaks
  3. a printed report that shows where your energy dollars are being spent and what you can do to improve your home's energy efficiency
  4. an energy efficiency rating label that shows you how energy efficient your home is compared with others in your region


For single family homes, row houses, and mobile homes on permanent foundations.

Application deadline

This program is currently closed to new applicants

Application procedure

Call City Green at 1 866 381 9995 or request an assessment online.

City Green is licensed by Natural Resources Canada to perform energy assessments, and is the only non-profit provider of the ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes program in BC.