Build energy-efficient homes


Build to a higher standard

Set your development apart by building to meet strict national energy performance standards.  

By building to a higher standard, you'll set your development apart and be recognized as a leader in energy-efficient home construction. Your prospective home buyers will feel the difference with these homes as they enjoy a more comfortable and healthier place to live, plus the ongoing benefit of lower energy bills year after year.

Learn more about each performance level:

The energy performance of these homes is determined by the EnerGuide rating system for new homes.

There are financial incentives for qualified homes that are natural gas heated, provided by FortisBC and electrically-heated homes in the FortisBC electric service territory. To find out more, visit