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 energy 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 you upgrade your commercial buildings with energy efficient products.
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.
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.
Bright Buildings Award
Energy efficient projects are a way to attract new building tenants and impress current ones, while ensuring your building operates more smoothly – saving money and time.
The Bright Buildings Awards recognize the work being done to reduce the environmental footprint of commercial buildings in Nova Scotia and highlight these achievements. Winning businesses can proudly display the awards in their buildings.
Energy Benchmarking Pilot Program
The Energy Benchmarking Pilot Program helps building owners across Nova Scotia better understand and take control of their building’s energy consumption. Using ENERGY STAR®‘s free, secure web-based tool, Portfolio Manager, business owners can optimize the operational efficiencies of their properties. Improve your competitive edge by joining today.
Business Energy Rebates
Our Business Energy Rebate program provides rebates on energy efficient products costs to businesses of all types. Receive either instant or mail-in rebates to help you offset the cost of high-quality energy efficient products.Learn More
The Retrofit Program offers tailored technical and financial support to help businesses reduce their electrical energy consumption and system-peak demand. Retrofit supports larger more complex measures, involving technology, equipment, and system improvements.Learn More
Private: Energy Management Information Systems
EMIS makes energy visible to organizations through the use of energy meters, data collection, and information analysis. EMIS enables industries to drive energy improvement through enhanced energy information.Learn More
Strategic Energy Management
SEM is a facilitated continuous improvement approach to reduce energy waste and improve your profitability. SEM introduces energy management practices through a number of key activities and exercises, resulting in persistent energy and cost savings.Learn More
The Building Optimization Program focuses on recommissioning measures for existing buildings. Recommissioning ensures that building systems are operating as intended and meet current facility requirements.Learn More
Commercial New Construction
Whether you’re constructing a new commercial, institutional, or multi-unit residential building, planning an expansion or undertaking a major renovation, we can help you at the planning stages to incorporate energy-efficient design features, optimize the building's performance and minimize energy use.Learn More
ARMOUR GROUP DECREASES POWER BILLS AND INCREASES COMFORT
Armour Group found more than just cost savings after investigating high power bills at West Way I. After completing the Building Optimization program, and enhancing the energy efficiency of the building, it’s now a more comfortable place for all of their tenants, and they are saving over $30,000 annually.
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 less environmental impact from day-to-day operations, and increased comfort for tenants and customers.
SOUTHPORT APARTMENTS REDUCES ENERGY USE BY 1/3
Southport Apartments optimized the energy efficiency in their building with help from Efficiency Nova Scotia. Just one month after recommissioning, their energy consumption was about a third of what it was.
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.