Additional Resources

Find information on how to assess and improve the energy performance of old and new homes. Learn about the programs and incentives that help you consume less energy and save money.

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Home Energy Loan Program

The Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) was developed to help Saskatoon homeowners improve energy efficiency, install renewable energy, or reduce water use by offering low interest loans to cover the costs of these upgrades. Loans between $1,000 and $60,000 are available to homeowners residing in the city of Saskatoon for eligible retrofits.

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Home Energy Retrofit Accelerator

Edmonton’s Home Energy Retrofit Accelerator (HERA) is a program that helps you understand your home’s energy efficiency and provides rebates for upgrades. Insulation, windows, water and space heating equipment are all eligible for rebates with bonuses available for bigger renovations.

Rebate stacking is allowed with other energy efficiency incentive programs, including Canada’s Greener Homes Grant program, to a maximum of 100% of the total investment made by the homeowner.

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Residential Retrofit Rebate Program

The City of Regina’s Residential Retrofit Rebate Program (RRRP) provides matching funding of up to $5,000 for eligible work under the Canada Greener Homes Grant to help Regina homeowners reduce their energy use and monthly utility bills. 

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Residential Equipment Replacement Rebate

The Residential Equipment Replacement Rebate (RERR) administered by SaskEnergy is designed to help offset the cost of energy efficient equipment for homeowners in order to reduce their natural gas and electrical usage and associated operating costs.

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Energy Assistance Program

High utility bills can be stressful for lower-income households and it can be costly to make energy efficient upgrades to your home. Let SaskPower help you with their new Energy Assistance Program (EAP).

All Saskatchewan residents who meet the program eligibility are welcome to apply. This program is offered in partnership with the Government of Canada, the City of Saskatoon and the City of Swift Current Light and Power.

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Mortgage Insurance Refunds

A number of mortgage insurance companies are offering incentives to purchase energy efficient homes. One such incentive is a substantial refund on your mortgage insurance premium. This can often equate to a refund of $1,000 on every $100,000 of your mortgage amount.

To find out more about eligibility and how to apply for these refunds, contact our Customer Service team.

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Additional Housing Incentive Programs

Various government programs are available for homeowners in Saskatchewan. Many of these programs offer housing incentives intended to assist buyers in the purchase of their home.

For a list of programs available, visit the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders' Association's website.