New building energy requirements
Changes to energy requirements for new 1-3 storey residential buildings will go in effect for all building permits submitted after January 1, 2022.
Are you designing or building a single-family or multi-family home? This information is for new, purely residential buildings 1 to 3 storeys tall, including:
- One- and two-family homes
- Townhomes and rowhomes
- Laneway homes
- Secondary suites
- One to 3 storey stacked multi-family residential buildings
Working on an existing building?
Starting May 17, 2022, the Green Building Policy for rezoning no longer applies to new rezoning applications for 1-3 storey residential buildings.
For applications before this date:
For energy advisors and building professionals
As an energy advisor, you conduct EnerGuide home assessments and ensure homes meet the required standards. We've gathered some tools and resources for your quick reference.