Whether you want to save money, reduce your home's impact on the environment or simply upgrade your home, an eco–renovation and the right RBC® financing solution can help you accomplish it.
The first step to a smart eco-renovation is the home energy audit. A licensed professional can conduct a home audit and tell you what actions you need to take to improve your home's energy efficiency.
For more information about the energy audit process, benefits and scheduling an appointment with a qualified energy advisor, visit My Energy Audit .
You can also find out more about home energy audits using the resource below:
Whether you're adding a solar thermal system, renewable energy project such as solar panels, or switching to energy efficient appliances, our Credit Selector Tool can help you ensure you have the right financing solutions to make your eco-renovations happen. You could even save money on your home energy audit or loan.
Receive a 1% discount off the posted rate on a fixed rate instalment loan over $5,000 with a qualifying environmentally–friendly purchase. Or, receive a $100 rebate on an energy audit for a fixed rate instalment loan over $5,000.
Choose the RBC Energy Saver Mortgage and you can receive a $300 rebate on your home energy audit.
Manage your large–scale home improvement needs conveniently and cost–effectively. You can qualify for this flexible financing option with a minimum of 20% equity in your home. And you can access up to 80% of your home's value.†
† The lesser of the appraised value or purchase price of your home at the time of application.
1) Available on residential mortgages, both purchases and re–finances including the RBC Homeline Plan with a minimum term of three years fixed closed or five–year variable closed. This offer is available until further notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. The minimum mortgage amount must be $25,000. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Audit must be completed within 90 days of mortgage advance and submitted within 120 days of mortgage advance for refund. Amount of rebate will be the actual invoiced amount of the home energy audit, up to a maximum amount of $300.
2) Subject to Royal Bank of Canada standard lending criteria. Must be a fixed rate installment loan of at least $5,000. Audit can be done 90 days before loan advance date or 90 days after loan advance date and can be submitted 120 days after loan advance date. Offer begins February 15, 2009 and is available until further notice. Amount of rebate will be the actual invoiced amount of the home energy audit, up to a maximum of $100. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
An energy efficient blueprint in action
Find out how a small wartime home is being transformed into a home with near zero energy costs. Discover how you can dramatically improve energy and water efficiency with a few modifications. www.rbc.com/nowhouse