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Since 1998

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Home Energy

Learn how to stay warm and save on energy costs. See if you qualify for home-energy improvement grants

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Modern solutions to a rising problem. Learn what you can do to protect your property from flooding

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Windfall's Benchmarking Help Centre provides expert help to building owners with their EWRB reporting

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New government regulations and a changing marketplace — get the tools you need for the move to sustainability

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Data Tools

Our latest dashboards provide new insights into 16 years of EnerGuide's home energy evaluation data

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COVID-19 Notice - updated September 1, 2020

We continue to follow the lead of Ontario public health authorities with respect to our customer service supports. Under their guidance, we have resumed our on-site Home Energy Evaluations with safety measures in place. However, with things opening up, we are currently experiencing a high volume of calls, email inquiries and support requests. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.

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Limited time offer: Emergency Heating Replacement

The "no heat" for Home Efficiency Rebate customers is back

Available between October 15, 2020 to March 31, 2021

The Home Efficiency Rebate (HER) program has officially launched the Emergency Heating Replacement or "no heat" rule for customers who need immediate replacement of their natural gas furnace or boiler. This rule is available to all Enbridge customers who heat their homes with a natural gas furnace or boiler that also meet the HER program criteria. Contact a Windfall Home Energy representative for more information.

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Interested in a career in energy efficiency?

The Windfall Home Energy program is hiring

Please apply by October 1, 2020

Join our team of home energy experts at Windfall Centre. We are seeking enthusiastic and hardworking candidates who have a passion for working in the field of energy efficiency and are interested in pursuing a career as a Registered Energy Advisor.

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Over 100 organizations ask for climate action

In the upcoming Federal Throne Speech

On September 23, 2020

Windfall Ecology Centre is proud to support Climate Action Network Canada along with over 100 member and ally organizations who signed a letter outlining key recommendations and expectations for our government in the upcoming Speech from the Throne. This is a pivotal moment in the history of Canada's action on climate change and in building a just recovery and creating a resilient future in Canadian communities and economies.

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What is the Speech from the Throne?

Natural Resources Canada Financial Assistance Program

Available for projects to improve energy efficiency in buildings

Up to $40,000 available per facility

Apply by October 7, 2020

Financial assistance is available to help commercial and institutional building owners and operators implement the ISO 50001 energy management system standard. Implementing ISO 50001 within your organization will result in energy and cost savings and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Reduce costly home energy costs

Apply for a free smart thermostat

Valued at over $150

The Home Winterproofing program is providing a free smart thermostat to homeowners and renters who are income qualified. The ecobee3 lite, a 7-day programmable thermostat that supports third-party integrations, can help you save up to 23% a year on heating and cooling costs and create a comfortable home environment.

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ClimateWise works alongside the City of Vaughan

To conduct a survey and outreach in the commercial real estate sector

ClimateWise has partnered with the City of Vaughan to conduct a survey to identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency in the commercial real estate sector and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The working relationship with the City will also support the launch of an outreach program to the commercial real estate sector on the Energy and Water Reporting & Benchmarking (EWRB) reporting requirements.

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Windfall in the Community

Windfall Harvest Festival

On September 24 at Sheppard's Bush in Aurora, in celebration of Canada's and Ontario's 150th birthday, Windfall Ecology Centre hosted the Windfall Harvest Festival... A Celebration of Diversity: Food, Land and People. The festival featured First Nations dance and drumming, pioneer life reenactments, celebrity chefs, food sampling, nature walks, kids Nature Play and many more family activities.

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Windfall Centre Volunteers

As a non-profit organization we are supported by people just like you. If you would like to get involved in working towards sustainable communities and creating new opportunities for our youth... Consider joining us as a volunteer or making a donation to ensure we can continue and expand our programs focused on sustainability and climate change mitigation.