March 8, 2018 - 11:37 AM EST
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It's Time to Put Granny in a New Home

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Learn how to save on energy bills and earn up to $5000 back with Enbridge Gas'
Home Energy Conservation Program at the 2018 National Home Show.

TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Enbridge Gas is teaching visitors to the 2018 National Home Show how they can save both energy and money with Granny's House, an interactive home energy conservation display at the at the 2018 National Home Show.

Granny’s Home, an interactive Enbridge Gas feature at the 2018 National Home Show (CNW Group/National Home Show)

Complete with wood paneling, plastic on the couch and vintage wallpaper, Granny's House takes show visitors back in time with outdated home energy features, proving that not everything vintage should be treasured. From March 9 - 18, 2018, homeowners can interact with features like an antique thermostat, old insulation, drafty outlets and inefficient windows to learn about important energy-efficient upgrades that not only reduce monthly household energy bills, but improve home comfort overall.

Visitors can also learn about Enbridge's Home Energy Conservation Program, delivered in partnership with the Government of Ontario and for a limited time with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Save on Energy Program. Qualified homeowners who use natural gas, propane, oil, wood, or electricity to heat their home, can receive incentives up to $5,000.

This program makes it easy and affordable for homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, lower energy bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

By visiting Granny's House, visitors will learn about various ways to upgrade their homes, including how you can save energy and money on your energy bills.

Customers must complete a minimum of two upgrades to qualify for rebates.

  • Upgrading a furnace or boiler heating system (up to $1,000)
  • Installing a Water heater or an air source heat pump (up to $500)
  • Upgrading insulation (up to $1,750 per insulation)
  • Air sealing (up to $150)
  • Installing energy efficient windows or doors (approximately $80 each)

Click here for our full list of incentives.

National Home Show Dates/Times:

Friday, March 9

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 10

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 11

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, March 12

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 15

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday, March 16

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 17

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 18

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Venue Name/ Address: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Boulevard, Toronto





Adults (Online)


Seniors (65+)


Seniors (65+) (Online)


Students 13 – 17


Students 13 – 17 (Online)


Children 12 and under



About National Home Show
The National Home Show, North America's largest home and garden event, runs for 10 days every March and houses everything needed to refresh a space - inside and out, and at every price point. All under one roof, the show is home to more than 750 exhibitors showcasing the latest trends in décor and design, as well as celebrity and local experts and much more.

About BILD
The Building Industry and Land Development Association was formed through the merger of the Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association (GTHBA) and the Urban Development Institute/Ontario. BILD is the voice of the land development, home-building, and professional renovation industry in the Greater GTA. BILD represents more than 1,400-member companies. For more information please visit Follow BILD on Twitter @BILDgta and Like it on Facebook.

SOURCE National Home Show

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Lisa Raffaele, 647-837-1265, [email protected] CNW Group 2018

Source: Canada Newswire (March 8, 2018 - 11:37 AM EST)

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