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Can Geothermal Heating and Cooling Increase a Home's Resale Value?

by info@rbheating.com on Saturday, May 4, 2019 1:47 PM

Beyond Monthly Savings: Some Homeowners may be Underestimating the Value of Geothermal

When calculating a geothermal system's potential ROI, a common tactic is to divide the purchase price by the estimated monthly savings after installation. This is certainly a good first step (and may be the primary basis for deciding to move forward with this purchase), but it neglects one potential part of the equation—added resale value.

This guide identifies several ways people can evaluate how geothermal heating and cooling may affect their home values when it comes time to sell.


Ontario Heat Pump Rebates 2018

by info@rbheating.com on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 1:04 PM

If you are considering replacing your air conditioner or have heard of air source heat pumps but thought they are too expensive then read on....

Rental Water Heater - CBC news article "homeowners duped"

by info@rbheating.com on Friday, April 6, 2018 11:19 AM

Ontario introduced laws prevent door to door sales of water heater rental contracts but that didn't stop this new homeowner being on the hook to Enercare for a rental contract without any maintenance totalling nearly $10,000! See this CBC news item.

Radon in Ontario Homes – What Homeowners Need to Know.

by info@rbheating.com on Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:18 AM

A report on CTV news last week shared the story of a woman who never smoked but likely has lung cancer as a result of Radon in her Ottawa home.

Details of the GreenOn Geothermal Rebates up to $20,000

by info@rbheating.com on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:57 PM

Today the province of Ontario formerly announced the GreenOn geothermal rebate program. Covering air source heat pumps and ground source geothermal systems with rebates up to $20,000, details are as follows:

Geothermal Rebates!

by info@rbheating.com on Friday, December 1, 2017 1:42 PM

GreenON will be publicly announcing up to $20000 of incentives as part of the geothermal rebates scheme called the Low Carbon Technologies Incentive Program. This is great news for Ontario homeowners looking to save money and upgrade to geothermal.

When do the IESO Air Conditioning Rebates End?

by info@rbheating.com on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 8:54 AM

The Ontario IESO rebate program provides rebates of up to $400 off the cost of residential air conditioning units up to 18 SEER. This program will end on 30th June 2017. A new rebate program has just been announced but it is much more complicated for the homeowner, requires a full home pre and post audit and is designed for homeowners making at least 2 major upgrades.

What is a modulating furnace?

by info@rbheating.com on Friday, November 11, 2016 6:42 PM

In recent years household furnaces have improved dramatically. Two breakthrough technologies have combined to reduce household energy bills considerably. Here we explain in plain English modulating gas furnaces and what that means to you.

Climate Change Action Plan, $8.3billion – and what it means to you.

by info@rbheating.com on Thursday, June 9, 2016 5:12 PM

The Ontario provincial government just released “Ontario’s 5 year Climate Change Action Plan 2016-2020” and this is very significant to every homeowner in Ontario. It will affect the price of your house and the cost of your utilities. This blog will outline what has been announced and how to take advantage of the changes.

Nth Grenville Sustainability Fair

by info@rbheating.com on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:43 AM

This Sunday we are supporting the Kemptville Sustainability Fair