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What to expect

Savings by Design is an end-to-end energy performance solution.

Program eligibility and how to apply

To qualify for the program, projects must meet the following criteria:

  • Single family homes, row houses, townhomes, stacked towns and multi-family buildings under three storeys covered under the Ontario Building Code (OBC) Part 9.
  • At least one home following the IDP specs for 20% above code needs to be constructed within 3 years from the date of the IDP).
  • The development must be within the Enbridge Gas service area.
  • Successfully complete both components of the Program, including designing and constructing residential homes in Enbridge franchise areas which exceed 20% of the 2017 OBC's performance requirements no later than 3 years from the date of the Integrated Design Process.

Builders participating in other incentive programs are still eligible to participate.

Builders can participate in the Savings by Design program up to three times.

How to apply.



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