Enbridge’s Free Home Winterproofing Program

Home is where warmth is. But winter can become a challenge for people who live in old homes that are prone to cold drafts and insulation issues. Enbridge’s Free Home Winterproofing Program is designed to help low-income households reduce energy costs by keeping their home warm and insulated.

Households qualifying for this program can receive the following installed for free by experienced professionals:

  • Attic, wall and basement insulation
  • Draft Proofing
  • Smart Thermostat

Home Winterproofing is free-of-charge for eligible homes. To be eligible, you must meet all the criteria listed below.

  • Your home is heated by natural gas
  • You are a customer of Enbridge Gas
  • You pay your own natural gas bill
  • Your home was built before 1980
  • Your household is income eligible – see below

There are two ways in which you can be income-eligible for the free Home Winterproofing Program.

1. Your household income (before tax income of all household members 18 years or older) is no more than the amounts on the following table:

Eligible Annual Household Income

Number of Household Occupants (Age 18 or above) Total Before-Tax Annual Income of Household Occupants (Age 18 or above)
One Occupant* $36,578
Two Occupants* $51,729
Three Occupants* $63,354
Four Occupants* $73,157
Five Occupants* $81,791
Six Occupants* $89,598
Seven or more Occupants* $96,775


2. Your household benefits from one or more of the following government assistance programs:

  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Allowance for Seniors
  • Allowance for Survivors
  • Electric Utility Home Assistance Program (HAP)
  • Healthy Smiles Ontario Child Dental Program
  • Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
  • Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

Green Communities deliver enbridge’s winterproofing program in the Niagara region, peterborough, durham, and york regions in ontario

Niagara region

Peterborough, Durham and york regions

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