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Weatherization and Air Source Heat Pumps Incentive programs

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Gene Hanlon Lincoln Apr 29, 2022 16:39 pm
I'm looking for examples of communities or utilities sustainable energy programs that have used CBSM to encourage homeowners to weatherize their home as well as purchasing a high …

Why has the Canada Greener Homes Initiative been so successful?

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Hi all,    Food and energy prices have risen significantly in the past few years, sending the cost of living soaring all over the world. It is evident that citizens are looking fo…

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Hi all,   Even with the growing climate crisis and the rising cost of living, it is still a challenge to convince homeowners to retrofit their homes to be more energy efficient. T…

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