The Novoclimat program offers financial assistance to promote the construction of Novoclimat houses.
The first owner of a new Novoclimat certified homereceives $2,000 in financial assistance.
Persons buying their first home, i.e. first-time property owners, have access to an additional $2,000 of financial assistance bringing the total amount of assistance up to $4,000.
If the heating system installed in the home is a heat pump, the owner will be eligible to an additional $650 of financial assistance. To receive the assistance, the system must be ENERGY STAR® certified and its AHRI's number must be included on the list available on the CEE-AHRI Web site.
Certain financial institutions also offer mortgage rate reductions for the acquisition of an energy-efficient home.
New single-family dwellings (detached or semi-detached houses, row houses), bi-generational and single-family housing with an adjacent dwelling are eligible for the Home section of the Novoclimat program.
Heating in the home must be mainly provided by electricity, natural gas, or residual forest biomass.
The home must be built by a builder who has received training and obtain Novoclimat certification from the BNQ.