Energy efficiency of the whole home, appliances, and windows were the top three rated ‘must haves’ by home buyers in 2021.1 75% of recent first-time homebuyers and 84% of those planning on buying a home consider an energy-efficient home as one of the important factors when considering a home to purchase. [2023 Sagen MI Canada's First-time Homebuyers Study by Environics Research on behalf of Sagen].
In some areas, an energy report is required to sell a home. As regulations come into effect, all homes will need to be Net Zero. By implementing upgrades now you will not only be reducing emissions sooner, but increase the value of your home.
1. Canadian Home Builders Association 2021 Home Buyer Preference Survey