Certification

Home Certification

Certified Performance

EnerQuality offers a range of 3rd party certification programs. Our programs are voluntary because building better … is good business.

ENERGY STAR® Multifamily • ENERGY STAR® For New Homes • NET ZERO • EnerGuide • R2000

 

BETTER BUILT HOMES™

ENERGY STAR® MULTIFAMILY HIGH-RISE

Now builders can certify their mid/high-rise buildings with the trusted ENERGY STAR® brand. With energy efficiency more in demand than ever, this is your chance to get the recognition you deserve, and homebuyers can buy with confidence, knowing their new condo or apartment will help them to save energy and lower their carbon footprint.

 

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MORE EFFICIENT

  • 15% better than OBC 2017
  • Design support and incentives from Savings By Design

LEADERSHIP MADE SIMPLE

  • Streamlined certification process
  • Internationally recognized label

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ENERGY STAR® FOR NEW HOMES

Designed to stay 20% ahead of the building code for energy efficiency, ENERGY STAR® homes are building-science-driven, using better materials, better products and better techniques. As part of the most successful energy efficiency program in residential construction, ENERGY STAR® homes are built to perform.

 

 

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20% MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT

  • Achievable energy target
  • Cost-effective

3RD PARTY CERTIFICATION

  • The most trusted brand in energy efficiency
  • Simple certification process

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CHBA NET ZERO/NET ZERO READY

Net Zero Homes produce as much clean energy as they consume. Every part of the house works together to provide consistent temperatures throughout, prevent drafts and filter indoor air to reduce dust and allergens. It’s exceptional energy performance and the ultimate in comfort at the forefront of sustainability. Net Zero Ready homes are built to the same high standards, but without the renewable energy source in place.

 

 

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NET ZERO

  • More than 80% more energy efficient than code-built
  • Net Zero Ready homes are as efficient, missing only the renewables

WHY NET ZERO?

  • The pinnacle of energy efficiency
  • Delivers exceptional comfort all year round

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THE ENERGUIDE RATING SYSTEM

The EnerGuide Rating System puts a precise number to a home’s energy performance, with a higher score representing better performance. Through conservation measures, energy efficient products and techniques and use of renewable energy sources, EnerGuide builders can push towards higher quality better performing homes.

 

 

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ENERGUIDE

  • An official record of your home’s energy performance
  • May help increase your home’s resale value.

NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA

  • Backed by the Government of Canada
  • Applies to many products, from fridges to homes

ENERGUIDE TRAINING IS PART OF THE BASIC ESNH TRAINING

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R-2000

Since 1982, the R-2000 standard has led the way in green building performance. R-2000 homes outperform the Ontario Building Code by 50% in energy efficiency. R-2000 builders are licensed to deliver homes built to the exacting R-2000 standard.

 

 

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EXTREME BUILDING

  • The original Canadian energy efficiency certification program, always 50% better than code.

A SUPER SAVER

  • R-2000 delivers instant benefits and adds up to big energy cost savings for homeowners

R-2000 TRAINING IS INCLUDED IN THE NET ZERO TRAINING PROGRAM

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