Starting this Year home owners are eligible to receive up to $5,000 dollars back from Ontario government when they replace their old windows to a new, most efficient windows on the market. Rebate covers all residence of Ontario with up to 500$ per each window in household. More on this from official Green ON rebate website:
In order to be eligible for GreenON Rebates, please be aware of the following requirements:
Windows must be on ENERGY STAR®’s Most Efficient models list which recognizes high-performance products with a U-factor at or below 1.4 W/m2•K or 0.25 Btu/h•ft.2•°F.Windows must be certified to Climate Zone 3.Installations must replace an existing window – including the window frames as well as the sashes and glass units - also called “brick-to-brick” installation. Windows that replace doors are not eligible.Windows must be purchased from and installed by a Participating Contractor.
You can receive $500 per eligible window, for up to ten windows. The installed cost of each window (materials and labour) must exceed $500 to receive a rebate. Bay or bow windows with more than one glass unit or other windows with pillars (whether load bearing or not) qualify as one rough opening – and are eligible for one rebate.
Get $500 per window up to 10 windows, or $5,000 when you upgrade to select high-performance windows.
High-performance windows are designed to reduce energy loss, condensation and outdoor noise, helping you save on heating and cooling costs and increasing your home’s resale value.
The $500/window rebate applies for each rough opening. This means that the window frames as well as the glass must be replaced— also called “brick-to-brick” installation. Bay or bow windows with more than one glass unit or other windows with pillars (whether load bearing or not) qualify as one rough opening.