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Home Energy Labelling

Publication - Nov. 19, 2012 - By Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze, Josha MacNab, Ellen Pond, Claire Beckstead, Benjamin Thibault

Labelling programs let us easily compare the efficiency of different models of cars or electric appliances. Shouldn’t the same information be available when we consider the purchase of a home?

This fact sheet outlines the benefits of labelling homes with a rating of their energy efficiency. These benefits include rewarding energy efficiency, encouraging upgrades, improving health and comfort and creating jobs.

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