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?
Review the Green Building Policy for rezoning for current energy requirements and checklists required at this stage.
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.