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Become a participating contractor with the Green Ontario Fund

Help your customers save energy, improve home comfort and prevent climate change.

The Green Ontario Fund will be offering a series of incentives to Ontario residents that will be delivered through a network of participating contractors.

If you are a qualified installer of insulation, windows and/or heat pumps you can apply to become a participating contractor with the Green Ontario Fund. To qualify, you will need to provide confirmation of business licences, insurance, and professional certifications. You must also complete orientation sessions on the requirements of the Green Ontario Fund incentives, additional training specific to each measure and sign a contractor participation agreement.

By participating, you will be included in the Green Ontario Fund contractor database that will be posted on GreenON.ca.

How to become a Green Ontario Fund participating contractor:

  1. Apply as a contractor through the sign-up portal. You will then receive a follow up email to confirm your application and request that you send all required applicable licences and documentation to greenonrebates@hrai.ca. HRAI is facilitating the registration process for the Green Ontario Fund.
     
  2. See the General Program Orientation and full details on the new GreenON Rebates Program rules and eligible products.

    Then see below for the type of information that is required, as well as a full list of contractor licensing, training and certification requirements, depending on the service you offer.
     
  3. Complete your registration by signing the Contractor Participation Agreement and returning it to greenonrebates@hrai.ca.
 

  • An HST registration number and either a Master Business License or Articles of Incorporation valid for at least two years;
  • $2 million in liability insurance
  • $1 million in automotive insurance
  • A letter of clearance from the WSIB (Not required for sole proprietor)

Contractors registering to install Spray Foam insulation must also provide evidence of current training and/or certification by:

  • Canadian Urethane Foam Contractors Association (CUFCA) “Medium Density Closed Cell Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Certification” or;
  • Building Professionals Training Inc. “Conventional Insulation and Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Training” or;
  • Morrison Hershfield Quality Assurance Program or;
  • Urethane Foam Consultants (UFC)

Orientation/Training requirements:

  • An HST registration number and either a Master Business License or Articles of Incorporation valid for at least two years;
  • $2 million in liability insurance
  • $1 million in automotive insurance
  • A letter of clearance from the WSIB (Not required for sole proprietor)
  • Evidence of current certification by Window Wise

Orientation/Training requirements:

  • A 313A or 313D refrigeration and air conditioning licence issued by the Ontario College of Trades;
  • possesses an HST registration number and either a Master Business License or Articles of Incorporation valid for at least two years;
  • $2 million in liability insurance
  • $1 million in automotive insurance
  • A letter of clearance from the WSIB (Not required for sole proprietor)

Orientation/Training requirements:

 

  • 313A or 313D refrigeration and air conditioning licence issued by the Ontario College of Trades
  • An HST registration number and either a Master Business License or Articles of Incorporation valid for at least two years;
  • $2 million in liability insurance
  • $1 million in automotive insurance
  • A letter of clearance from the WSIB (Not required for sole proprietor)

Orientation/Training requirements:

  • Review the Green Ontario Fund GSHP Orientation
  • Ensure at least one designer at each company undertakes International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Residential Designer Training; all installers are required to undertake IGSHPA Accredited Installer Training
    • Contractors that can provide evidence of completion of the following courses/certifications, may be considered for immediate registration in the program provided that the Contractor completes the IGSHPA Installer and Residential Designer Training requirements outlined above within 180 Days of initial registration:
      • Design certification from the Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) or IGSHPA within the past 10 years and installer certification from the Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) as well as proof of at least six residential installations in the last four years (subject to verification check at the sole discretion of the IESO)

 

More information about eligible measures and incentives under the program will be announced shortly.

If you require assistance with registration, online profile (adding new technicians/users, updating company information, etc.), login issues, or general program information please contact HRAI at 1-800-267-2231 or greenonrebates@hrai.ca.