Build energy-efficient homes that stand out

Part of Enbridge Gas’ Residential Savings by Design program, ENERGY STAR for New Homes can make your residential new construction project more energy efficient and sustainable.

Get incentives of $1,650* per home for up to 50 homes to build high-performing homes that enhance comfort and help reduce environmental impact. Projects must be in an eligible municipality.

Already an accredited ENERGY STAR builder? You can also participate and start building right away!

Why build to ENERGY STAR standards?

How you can benefit:

Gain a competitive advantage

Differentiate your homes with energy-efficient technologies and systems.

Get recognized

ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency.

Future-proof your business

Stay ahead of upcoming code changes.


Be a sustainability leader

Support your sustainability goals with better quality construction and durability.

Get rewarded for building better

Earn financial incentives of $1,650 per home, for up to 50 homes.

Enhance your knowledge

Get access to support and continuing education opportunities.

Plus, meet buyers’ needs with:

Improved energy performance

Higher quality construction

Lower environmental impact

Enhanced comfort and air quality

Does your project qualify?

To participate, you must meet the following criteria:

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    Projects must be located in an eligible municipality within the Enbridge Gas service area.

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    Low-rise residential single family, semi-detached and townhomes qualify.

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    Eligible new homes must have ENERGY STAR Version 17 certification or equivalent.

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    New construction builders can participate once per year.

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    It’s not a requirement for builders to have natural gas in their developments.

Connect with your regional representative today

The Residential Savings by Design program is available to Ontario builders and vendors licensed by the Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA). Owner-builders are not eligible.

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Help to build beyond code

Savings by Design Residential

Build new homes to a higher standard with free design expertise and financial incentives.

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Savings by Design Affordable Housing

Get help to design and build affordable housing that saves energy and costs less to operate over the long term.

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Savings by Design Commercial and Multi-Residential

For projects greater than 25,000 square feet, get free access to sustainable design expertise and financial incentives.

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* HST is not applicable and will not be added to incentive payments. Builders and developers (inclusive of all subsidiaries) will only be able to participate once per year. Terms and conditions apply.

† Contact your regional representative to confirm which municipalities qualify for this offer.

The ENERGY STAR name and symbol are trademarks registered in Canada by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and are administered and promoted by Natural Resources Canada.