Build energy efficient homes


Build to a higher standard

Set your development apart by building to a high standard in energy efficiency.

We support the internationally recognized ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Standard, which was  developed by the Government of Canada and Canada’s home building professionals.

By building to the ENERGY STAR for New Homes Standard, you’ll set your development apart and be recognized as a leader in energy-efficient home construction while providing prospective home buyers with a more comfortable and healthier place to live and the ongoing benefit of lower energy bills year after year.

Get incentives for building ENERGY STAR qualified homes

We want to make it easier for you to reach this high standard for energy efficiency by offering financial incentives, including up to $2,000 for a single-family detached home that meet the high efficiency standard of these homes.

We'll also help with:

  • Connecting you with a certified energy advisor trained to provide assistance and advice throughout the building process.
  • Co-op marketing support and promotional recognition through BC Hydro.
  • Education on residential new construction and the latest information on energy-efficient best practices.

Get details on the incentives available for building ENERGY STAR qualified homes.