Switch West Hants’ will be hosting an information session for homeowners to learn more about the program and ask questions. This event will be hosted at 6:00 pm, December 6th at the Falmouth Community Hall. Click here for Free Tickets.
Welcome to the Switch West Hants Program!
MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR, ABRAHAM ZEBIAN
West Hants Regional Municipality has partnered with SwitchPACE CIC to help INSPIRE the community and bring energy efficient renovations to our community. Whether you are looking to install solar panels, switch to a heat pump, or insulate your home, we will be there to help guide you along every step of the way. Through the Switch Program, we are helping our communities save money and energy, while working toward a sustainable future.
Connect with a Program Advisor to learn more!
Switch West Hants empowers homeowners to embrace a sustainable future by providing accessible and innovative financing solutions for energy efficient home upgrades.
We make it simple…
- Easy access to technical advice
- No upfront costs on installed equipment
- Fixed interest financing that can also act as bridge financing for a 0% Federal Greener Homes Loan
- Savings designed to exceed payments
- Help to access all eligible provincial and federal rebates
- Improve the value and comfort of your home
- Help finding approved local contractors in your area
- Contact us for advice +1 (902) 334-4100 or email@example.com
- We can help you get quotes from local contractors and a Home Energy Assessment
- When you have a quote from your contractor and are ready to go, send it to us and we will draft a Participation Agreement for you to sign
- We authorize the contractor to proceed
- We pay the contractor once you’re happy with the work
- Start your payments and start saving
- We will collect any rebates you are eligible for
The Switch West Hants Program will support almost any project that saves energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
These projects not only reduce your GHG emissions but also improve your ability to adapt to climate change.
Here are some examples below:
AIR-SOURCE HEAT PUMPS
GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMPS
HEAT PUMP POOL HEATERS
HEAT PUMP DOMESTIC WATER HEATERS
INSULATION AND AIR SEALING
Have your project pay for itself through energy savings!
The Switch Program was designed to have your monthly savings exceed monthly payments.
Key Financing Terms
- Financing through your property, not personal credit
- Fixed interest rate!
- 10 year terms
- One time 5% project and loan administration fee
- Early, partial or full repayments accepted
- Finance up to $40,000 or 25% of your property value (whichever is less)
- Low monthly payments with typical savings that will exceed payments
Combine With Other Incentives
- You could be eligible for up to $10,000 in incentives from Efficiency NS
- Up to $5,000 in grants through the new Federal Greener Homes Program!
- An additional $5,000 is available for heat pumps through the “Oil to Heat Pump Affordability Program!”
- We’ll ensure you take advantage of all existing incentives!
- Use your Switch West Hants loan to act as bridge financing to the 0% Federal Greener Homes Loan!
Are you a local contractor/supplier and want to know more about the program and grow your business?
Express interest and get invited to our next industry engagement session or give us a call.
Talk to our team at 902-334-4100 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org