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Commercial Buildings

Create a community of happy, long-term tenants in your building. Fewer maintenance issues, and a more comfortable space will set you apart from other buildings, and have you enjoying the good things efficiency brings.

Some of the ways to enjoy the benefits of efficiency include:

  • Rebates on products such as HVAC, water systems, and lighting
  • Help with custom services and the cost of engineering studies


We offer incentives, financing and expert advice to help your business upgrade to energy efficient products.

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Your commercial facility could benefit from rebates on high quality, efficient equipment, and programs that identify energy saving opportunities—helping your business run at peak performance.

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To better understand your business and provide you with the best solutions, complete the contact form. Describe your next project, or simply tell us a bit about what you’re looking to achieve. We can help identify the programs and rebates that will be the ideal fit for your business.

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Bright Buildings Award

Energy efficient projects are a way to attract new building tenants and and impress current ones, while ensuring your building operates more smoothly – saving money and time.

To recognize the work being done to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings in Nova Scotia and make these achievements stand out, Efficiency Nova Scotia is providing awards to businesses to proudly display in their buildings.

Learn how your business could win a Bright Buildings Award.


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Energy Benchmarking Pilot Program

The Energy Benchmarking Pilot Program is here to help building owners across Nova Scotia better understand and take control of their building’s energy consumption. By using the free and secure web-based Portfolio Manager tool, created by industry leader Energy Star®, owners of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and institutional buildings can discover the operational efficiencies of their properties, while finding ways to optimize and save money. Maintain your competitive edge by joining today. Download two simple forms to get started.

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Armour Group – West Way I


Armour Group found more than just cost savings after investigating high power bills at West Way I. After optimizing the energy efficiency of the building, it’s now a more comfortable place for all of their tenants.


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Sometimes you need that extra room in the budget for energy efficiency upgrades, and Efficiency Nova Scotia has filled that gap for us.

Crombie REIT


Crombie REIT received a large rebate of $99,000 on their installation of an energy efficient chilled water pump. And the benefits don’t stop there. Their average yearly savings are $150,000, with day-to-day operations having less of an impact on the environment, and increased comfort for tenants and customers.


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Southport Apartments


Southport Apartments optimized the energy efficiency in their building with help from Efficiency Nova Scotia. Just one month after recommissioning they noticed their energy consumption was about a third of what it was.


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Search our directory to find a qualified local professional to complete your efficiency upgrade project. Connect with contractors, insulation installers, heating system installers, electricians, and more.