Timeline: 2018 onwards.
The Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) is an innovative financing program offered by the City of Toronto to help homeowners improve energy efficiency and ultimately save money. Replacing an aging furnace system or upgrading existing insulation are two examples of improvements. These types of retrofits can reduce energy bills, enhance home comfort, and lessen harmful emissions. But for many city residents, the upfront investment of retrofits is prohibitive – quite simply, there are other priorities that come first.
Action: Retrofit of dwellings