Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Information and Education>Performance Label>Comparison label, Information and Education>Performance Label>Endorsement label, Information and Education>Information provision, Voluntary Approaches>Public Voluntary Schemes
Policy Target:Buildings>New buildings, Buildings>Energy Class>Low Energy, Buildings>Building Type>Residential, Lighting>Residential, Residential Appliances>Cooking & Laundry, Residential Appliances>Refrigeration, Residential Appliances>Space cooling, Residential Appliances>Space heating, Residential Appliances>Water heating, Residential Appliances>Ventilation
Agency:Natural Resources Canada
Funding:The ENERGY STAR for New Homes program is funded under the ecoENERGY Efficiency initiative, which has been allocated CAD 195 million in federal funding over five years (fiscal year 2011/2012 to fiscal year 2015/2016).

Energy Efficiency label for new low-rise homes that indicates an energy performance 20% better than a home built to code. This program brings energy efficiency to a mass market and paves the way for energy efficiency requirements in the building code.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Cross-sectoral, Private investment in energy efficiency, Buildings, Energy performance of building components and systems , Appliances and equipment, Market transformation policies, Lighting, Energy-efficient lighting systems
Related policies:ecoENERGY Efficiency for Housing and Buildings

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