New federal grant and loan to improve home energy performance By: greening homes

July 27, 2021
Announcements, Planning a Renovation, Resource Efficiency, Water Protection

By Christopher Phillips, Founder and President of Greening Homes Ltd. In March, I wrote about federal support to help homeowners offset the costs of home energy retrofits that improve energy efficiency and comfort, while reducing energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions. In June the federal government announced an update. Its new Canada Greener Homes Grant […]

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Greening Homes named finalist in three 2020 BILD Awards By: greening homes

May 3, 2021
Announcements, Awards

Greening Homes is thrilled to be a finalist in the following three categories for the 2020 BILD Renovation and Custom Home Awards! Best reno (no addition), $250K-$500K (Willingdon project)Best Kitchen under $100K (Willingdon project)Best Washroom (Crescent Road project) Designed by Greening Homes’ in-house design team, these finalists were part of full-gut renovations. For the Willington […]

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Job Opening: Site Supervisor/Construction Manager – Residential Renovation By: greening homes

July 3, 2020
Announcements

We’re looking for a Site Supervisor/Construction Manager who wants to join a young, growing, and multi-award winning renovations company, and help us build amazing green projects for our Toronto clients. We need candidates who have the skill and experience to lead a build team from start to completion, often managing two or more significant build […]

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Home renovations and project planning during COVID-19 By: greening homes

June 3, 2020
Announcements, Planning a Renovation, Project Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and everything. For some homeowners, its timing came at a particularly bad time. Those in the middle of a renovation saw their project slow down. Some wondered if their project would be put on hiatus for the unforeseeable future. Happily for them, the Ontario government listed residential construction projects […]

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2 Greening Homes projects finalists for RenoMark Renovation and Custom Home Awards By: greening homes

February 15, 2019
Announcements, Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two Greening Homes projects named as finalists in the ‘Best Condominium Suite Renovation’ category for the RenoMark Renovation and Custom Home Awards Toronto, ON, Feb 15, 2019 – Greening Homes is pleased to announce that two of its projects were named as a finalist in the ‘Best Condominium Suite Renovation’ category for […]

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CHBA names Greening Homes a ‘Reno Hero’ By: greening homes

October 24, 2018
Announcements, Indoor Health, Site Stories

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) recently named Greening Homes a ‘Reno Hero’ for a reno rescue in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood. The CHBA features us in this video spotlight: “Over a year after beginning a total home renovation, a young family of six had to start over. Their existing contractor, who failed to get permits […]

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Leading green builders encourage Ontario to improve building rebate program By: greening homes

June 25, 2018
Announcements

An effective green building program will help homeowners save money. While disappointed that the Ontario government cancelled the newly minted GreenON rebate program, we urge the government to replace it with a reinstated Eco-Energy Audit program, an effective approach that will help homeowners reduce energy bills in addition to greenhouse gas emissions. The GreenON program […]

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Two great events to help your home reno plans By: greening homes

September 5, 2017
Announcements, Green Materials, Indoor Health, Project Update, Resource Efficiency

Receive free home renovation advice from us, or visit one of our projects that’s applying the latest high efficiency practices when you visit the Toronto Fall Home Show and/or our Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) event, respectively, this month. We’ll be at booth 647 at the Fall Home Show, September 15-17, located at the Enercare […]

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