Net Zero Dundas
Helpful Resources

As we learn more on our journey to battle climate change through our household and individual decisions we want to share what we find with our community. We hope that you discover something that helps you move toward living 'Net Zero', and if you have a resource you know would be helpful to share please send us a quick message!

Community Resources

Better Homes Hamilton Program

The City of Hamilton is on a mission to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. To do this City Council approved the design and development of a Home Energy Retrofit Program Opportunity, previously known as HERO, has now been rebranded as the Better Homes Hamilton program.

David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki foundation provides a great deal of information that is grounded in science about how we can reduce emissions. It lobbies the Canadian government in a variety of ways, most recently on clean energy.

Green Venture

Green Venture empowers folks to implement green practices in their homes and communities.  There are many fantastic resources including energuide audits, stormwater management, pollinator gardens, and educational programming. 

Electric Vehicles

EVs in Canada

A list of currently available EVs, not including wait times—just that you could buy these models in Canada.

Plug 'n Drive

Plug'n Drive is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating electric vehicle adoption in order to maximize their environmental and economic benefits.

Green Energy

Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power was founded in 2005 with a visionary goal: to transform Canada's electricity landscape. We believe that everyone should be able to access green energy, so we became the first company to offer a green electricity choice for businesses and homes.

Our proposition is simple: bullfrogpower your building, and we'll ensure the energy put on the grid on your behalf is from clean, renewable sources. As more businesses and individuals choose green energy, we create demand for sustainable energy systems powered by wind, water, and the sun.

Home Energy Efficiency

Approved Energuide Audit Companies

It can be overwhelming to find the right provider and feel confident.  This list is of vetted companies to help you start the process of making your home more energy efficient, and capitalizing on the various rebates available to help with the costs.

Canada Greener Homes Initiative

The Canada Greener Homes Initiative will help homeowners save money, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors and fight climate change.

Heat Pump Hot Water Heater

Heat pump water heaters are efficient, money-saving, decarbonizing machines.  They use a fraction of the energy of the old-school technologies they replace without any compromise in performance.  They offer lower utility bills, reduced carbon emissions, and dehumidification!

Heat pumps move heat rather than create it.  They pull heat out of the nearby air and use it to warm water.  This makes them super efficient—up to three to five times more so—than gas or electric resistant water heaters.  They look like a typical water heater, with a bit more height because the heat pump sits on top of the water tank.


Home Efficiency Rebate Plus (HER+)

A program to encourage homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient through the use of rebates to incentivize making upgrades.

Our House (It's a very very very fine house...)

Dave's Ducts

They are a solutions oriented HVAC company who understand that selecting an HVAC contractor is a challenge.  They strive to reduce that stress by being masters at solving HVAC related problems in your home, office or building.  We were given their name by a home energy advisor who used them in his own home and loved the results.  We did both a cleaning and a sealing service, and are happy with the results.

Linked Home

Linked Home is a unique solution for your home comfort needs. They offer a large array of products to suit your needs and we found both the salesperson and the installers to be knowledgeable and efficient. They also offer no-interest bridge financing to allow people to take advantage of the federal interest-free loan program.