Funding Assistance Available fOr Ontario Businesses Making Energy Efficient Upgrades

The Business Retrofit Program (BRP), funded by Save On Energy, aims to help Ontario businesses improve energy efficiency by supporting the upgrades of energy-consuming equipment and facilities. This program has three streams: 

  • Lighting
  • HVAC
  • Manufacturing and Other Equipment

Eligible Applicants

Retrofit incentives are available to owners or lessees of:

  • Commercial spaces or buildings, such as offices, retail and grocery stores, restaurants, hotels and warehouses
  • Industrial facilities in sectors such as food and beverage, automotive, plastics, steel, mining, paper and chemical industries
  • Institutional buildings, including hospitals, universities, municipal facilities
  • Multi-family buildings, such as apartments (including social housing) or condominiums
  • Agricultural facilities, including dairy, swine and poultry farms, greenhouses and nurseries.

Eligible Projects 

Projects eligible for the Retrofit program must provide sustainable, measurable and verifiable reductions in peak electricity demand and electricity consumption.

Eligible projects include but are not limited to:

  • Lighting retrofits
  • Lighting controls
  • HVAC redesign
  • Chiller replacement
  • Variable-speed drive installations

Funding Details

  • Up to 50% of eligible costs are available for funding, with a maximum of $1M

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