Build Smart: Canada's Buildings Strategy

Last updated: 9 August 2019

Build Smart: Canada’s Buildings Strategy consists of four pillars to achieve energy efficient homes and buildings by 2030.

The pillars are:  

1) Making new buildings more efficient;  

2) Bringing existing buildings into an energy-efficient future;  

3) Improving energy efficiency for appliances and equipment; and

4) Labelling building energy use and setting energy use data free.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Building vintage
  • Existing buildings
  • New buildings
  • Appliances