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Province investing in energy efficient homes
Apr 22, 2016
New funding for energy coaching for homeowners and Passive House training for building professionals
Just ahead of Earth Day, the Government of British Columbia is announcing $1.4 million from the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund for a suite of programs to help homeowners reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions and to support training in the construction of high performance, energy efficient homes.
“We applaud the Province’s support that enables improvements to the energy efficiency of residential homes, providing ongoing benefits for our natural gas and electricity customers. For home renovations, energy coaching will make it easier for homeowners to make energy-efficient upgrades. For new homes, supporting industry training programs will help transform the market to high performance homes,” said Roger Dall’Antonia, executive vice-president, customer service and regulatory affairs, FortisBC.