If you’re interested in financing your windows and doors, you can apply for Manitoba Hydro’s Home Energy Efficiency Loan in addition to receiving a rebate from Efficiency Manitoba. Be sure to apply for financing before you start any work, including purchasing products. You could be eligible for window and door rebates through both the Federal Greener Homes Program and Efficiency Manitoba. As a Federal Greener Homes program participant, you wouldn’t need to have a post-audit completed to apply for our Windows and Doors Rebate. The Manitoba Hydro window rebate program is a program that helps homeowners improve energy efficiency. The Manitoba Hydro Program, like every other rebate program, depends on specific criteria. It helps homeowners improve energy efficiency. They will learn smarter and efficient ways to heat, cool, and power their homes. Not only that, but they also receive efficiency upgrades that they might wrongly think it’s beyond their pockets.
The Manitoba Hydro window loan is a convenient energy efficiency loan. It is an affordable and easy financing option for those who want to make energy upgrades to their homes. The loans cover upgrades for several products. The Manitoba Hydro windows and doors loan caters specifically for any kind of upgrades or loans related to any kind of windows and doors.
In this section, we’d be talking about all you need to know about the finance plans. The Energy Plan is on-bill and convenient financing for upgrades to electrical and gas systems. The Finance plan is available to Manitoba Hydro, small commercial, residential, seasonal, and farm customers. Bellows are essential facts about the finance plan:
Below are the requirements before you will be considered:
Below are the qualifying upgrades the loan covers:
Financing is not available for:
The only step needed to apply for the loan is to liaise with a registered program supplier, either a retailer or a contractor. The registered supplier will help you to determine if you will be eligible for financing or not. And if yes, the supplier will put you through with the loan application. You can also apply to become a contractor or a retailer by visiting the Manitoba Hydro loan website and filling in the details. The process is relatively easy. You just have to fill in details about yourself and your company.
Let’s take a look at the requirements for doors and windows.
These are the requirements for different types of doors.
Swinging doors must meet the following requirements:
Sliding doors must have the following requirements:
Window work must adhere to the prescriptive or performance option:
Below are tables showing the requirements for Sliding Patios:
|Energy Star Zone||Minimum Energy Rating|
|Energy Star Zone||Minimum Energy Rating|
|Door type||Energy Star Zone||Minimum Energy Rating|
|Swinging Door, Sidelites, and Door Transoms||Zone 3||34|
|Sliding doors||Zone 3||34|
|Door type||Maximum U-Value||Minimum Energy Rating|
|Swinging Door, Sidelites, and Door Transoms||1.20 (0.21)||24|
|Sliding doors||1.20 (0.21)||24|
Besides talking about the specifications and requirements, it is essential to note that the Energy ratings and U- Values cannot be given arbitrarily. The Energy ratings and U values for doors and windows must be listed on the ENERGY STAR website.
Alternatively, it can be provided by an independent third party in line with the 2009 or 2014 edition of A440.2/A440.3- Fenestration energy performance / User guide to CSA A440.2. A considerable percentage of Canadian windows now have tags with information that obeys the International Energy star standard rating. Many window companies are now embracing the North American Fenestration Standards (NAFS), this is also causing some changes to the Canadian Energy star rating. Products that have the Energy Star symbol will consume 20-30% less energy compared to the federal standards. While this standard is originally from the United States, European countries and Canada also follow it for most building products and consumer goods. We have various factors that are considered in determining if the vinyl windows obey the energy star requirements. Let’s take a look at some of the factors and their meaning.
The knowledge of what these values represent will help in determining the windows that are best for your rooms.
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