Download and share BetterHomesTO information and resources to help plan your renovation.


Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program

Information and an application for the City of Toronto’s Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program.


BetterHomesTO Whole-House Guide

Details the benefits of investing in energy efficiency and an EnerGuide Home Energy Evaluation. It also outlines the steps in the energy retrofit journey, tips and advice on how to get started and provides an overview of the upgrades available to make your home more energy-efficient. This guide is available in English, French, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, Tagalog, and Urdu.


Eco-Roof Incentive Program

Information and guidance on how to apply for a City of Toronto grant to install green and/or cool roofs.


Energy Retrofit Loans

Information on the City of Toronto’s loan program supporting energy efficiency upgrades in a broad range of building types.


High-Rise Emergency Preparedness

Residents of high-rise buildings and apartments need plan and strategy in the case of emergencies. Learn how to be prepared. 


High-Rise Retrofit Improvement Support Program

Information on the City of Toronto’s High-Rise Retrofit Improvement Support Program (Hi-RIS), which provides financing to support energy efficiency upgrades in apartment buildings.


Intact Center for Basement Flood Protection

Resources to help residents to reduce their risk of experiencing a basement flood.

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RenoMark – Reno Guide

The Reno Guide provides step-by-step information from professionals on a how a homeowner should approach a renovation or custom building project, including consideration of energy efficiency.



A bylaw enforcement program that ensures apartment buildings with three or more storeys, comply with building maintenance standards. 

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Download one or all! The upgrade cards provide a concise overview of what to look for, things to consider, and the pricing range on a whole suite of products to make your home more efficient and climate friendly. From insulation to air-source heat pumps, solar PV and more – a broad range of upgrade opportunities exist.