Ottawa’s first neighbourhood retrofit project
Future Homes Ottawa is a community collaboration, led by EnviroCentre and the Ottawa Energy Collective, to mobilize community engagement and participation in the kind of deep energy retrofits required to improve our homes and transform our neighbourhoods into the low-emissions, resilient, climate-proofed communities of the future.
The project brings together Ottawa’s leading experts in home energy efficiency and community engagement to test and develop strategies custom-designed for Ottawa homes, residents and communities.
Funded in part by the Ottawa Climate Action Fund, and in partnership with the City of Ottawa, Future Homes Ottawa will raise community awareness around deep retrofits, improve the supports in place for homeowners who want to complete a retrofit, and support the creation of neighbourhood demonstration projects where local residents can learn from their neighbours about the realities of a deep retrofit project.
The project is part of Ottawa’s strategy to preserve our climate, meet our emissions reduction targets and support a healthy, resilient community.
The Future Homes Ottawa Pilot Project will formally launch in fall 2021, in two neighbourhoods – Carlington and Old Ottawa South. To stay up to speed on project developments, please sign up to receive regular project updates here.
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Interested in net-zero residential retrofits? Check out our Near Net Zero Residential Retrofits to learn more.