Meetings and Public Notices
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the Clean Foundation?
The Clean Foundation is an independent from government, not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides education-based programs and services to help people consider the environment in the choices they make.
They offer a host of programs, services, and resources, focused in the areas of energy efficiency, water stewardship, waste reduction, and sustainable transportation. Their energy efficiency services include home energy assessments and no-cost installation of energy efficient products.
Find out more about the Clean Foundation by visiting www.clean.ns.ca.
Who is Efficiency Nova Scotia?
Efficiency Nova Scotia is a franchise operated by EfficiencyOne, official Licensee of the Province of Nova Scotia. They are an independent, non-profit organization responsible for energy conservation in Nova Scotia.
EfficiencyOne was established by legislation, is led by an independent Board of Directors, and is regulated by the Nova Scotia Utility & Review Board. They are Canada’s only energy efficiency utility, selling “saved energy” to Nova Scotia Power.
Efficiency Nova Scotia offers services, financial incentives and straight-forward advice to help you save. Visit our website at www.efficiencyns.ca to learn more.
What is HomeWarming?
It’s important to us that everyone can benefit from energy efficiency, regardless of income. That’s why we offer a no-charge energy assessment and home upgrades to qualifying homeowners. If we discover that upgrades like draft-proofing and insulation will help reduce your heating and power bills, we’ll install the upgrades at absolutely no cost to you.
HomeWarming is part of a broad, province-wide initiative to provide energy efficient upgrades for income qualified homeowners.
How is HomeWarming funded?
Emera shareholders provide the funding to Clean Foundation for electrically heated homes. The Province of Nova Scotia provides the funding to Efficiency Nova Scotia for the non-electrically heated home upgrades.
Who is eligible?
You are eligible to apply if: