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 STARĀ® 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.

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