- Apply for your rebate
- Increasing insulation in your home
Apply for your rebate
Before you can apply, you must complete an energy assessment to qualify for the insulation rebate. Contact a Natural Resources Canada-registered energy advisor and schedule a home visit.
The advisor will discuss your planned renovations. They may make suggestions based on blower door tests and energy modelling.
After you finish the renovations, schedule a follow-up assessment with the advisor. You'll receive an upgrade report from your advisor.
- $2.50 per square foot for adding an insulation value of R-20 to R-29.
- $3.50 per square foot for adding an insulation value of R-30 or greater.
The maximum rebate is $10,000.
Apply for your rebate
This is a newly launched service from the Government of Yukon. You’re welcome to try it out and if you encounter an occasional broken link or error message – let us know through the contact information listed on this platform. Your feedback will help us improve the service.
To apply online, you’ll need to create an account and add details about your home.
Other ways to apply
- Complete and sign the application form.
- Attach the required documents:
- Natural Resources Canada-registered energy advisor upgrade report detailing insulation upgrades; and
- materials and costs worksheet (optional).
- Submit your application to the Energy Branch.
In person: Energy Solutions Centre at 206A Lowe Street, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Government of Yukon
Energy Branch (EMR-206)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
- You'll receive a rebate within 12 weeks.
This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund.
Get a loan to upgrade or repair your home
Yukon Housing Corporation offers a loan for homeowners who upgrade or repair their home. The home repair loan is up to $70,000 and amortized up to 15 years in 5-year terms.
Canada Greener Homes Grant
Get additional funding from the Government of Canada. Your insulation upgrades may qualify under the Canada Greener Home Grant. To qualify, you must:
- register with the federal government; and
- get an energy assessment before you start your insulation upgrades.
Increasing insulation in your home
Every renovation will be different due to:
- your needs;
- lifestyle; and
You can learn about best building practices for the North in our illustrated guide for renovating existing homes. We are happy to discuss these recommended practices with contractors, builders and tradespeople. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-393-7063.
A good time to increase insulation levels is when you re-side or re-roof your home.
Insulating your attic
You must add insulation of R-20 or more to your entire attic to get the rebate. It can be difficult to add this much as the height of your trusses dictate the amount of insulation you can put in.
You can contact us to discuss your project in more detail. Email email@example.com or phone 867-393-7063.
What will it cost?
Project costs will be unique to each home. Insulation upgrades tend to be expensive due to:
- material costs;
- labour costs; and
- complications from renovating older homes.
What will I save?
You can estimate the savings of an insulation upgrade by comparing the project costs to the estimated annual energy savings.
You can contact the Energy Branch to arrange a time to discuss your potential cost savings. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-393-7063.