As a homeowner in the Gatineau and the Outaouais region, improving your home's energy efficiency can provide substantial benefits, from reducing your energy bills to increasing your comfort. The Quebec Rénoclimat program offers financial incentives to help you make these upgrades, such as through window and door replacements. This article explores the advantages of participating in this program and highlights how Verdun Windows and Doors can assist you with high-performance, energy-efficient products that will future-proof your home.

Rénoclimat Program Benefits

The Rénoclimat provincial program is designed to support homeowners in making energy-efficient renovations. Here are the key benefits:

  1. Financial Incentives: The program offers $150 per rough opening for window and door replacements. A single-family household can receive a total of up to $20,000 in grants for various energy-efficient improvements, while multi-unit dwellings can receive up to $40,000. Check the official source for details PDF icon.
  2. Energy Savings: By upgrading to ENERGY STAR certified windows and doors, you can significantly reduce your heating and cooling costs.
  3. Increased Comfort: Energy-efficient windows and doors help maintain a consistent indoor temperature, reducing drafts and cold spots.
  4. Environmental Impact: Reducing energy consumption decreases your carbon footprint, contributing to environmental conservation efforts.

Financial Assistance for Window and Door Replacements

Under the updated Rénoclimat program as of May 1, 2024, homeowners can receive $150 per rough opening for replacing windows and doors with ENERGY STAR certified models. This financial assistance aims to make energy-efficient upgrades more affordable and accessible.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the Rénoclimat program, your window and door replacements must meet specific criteria:

  • ENERGY STAR Certification: The windows and doors must be ENERGY STAR certified, ensuring they meet high standards for energy efficiency.
  • Pre-Retrofit Evaluation: A Rénoclimat energy advisor must conduct a pre-retrofit evaluation of your home before you begin any renovations.
  • Post-Retrofit Evaluation: After completing the renovations, a post-retrofit evaluation is required to confirm the improvements.

Why Choose Verdun Windows and Doors?

Verdun Windows and Doors is an excellent partner for your Rénoclimat-supported renovations. Here’s why:

  • ENERGY STAR 2024 Most Efficient: Verdun’s windows are certified as ENERGY STAR 2024 Most Efficient, Canada’s highest official designation in fenestration products, even in the basic double-pane configuration.
  • Local Expertise: Verdun has over 40 years of experience, a local manufacturing facility in Ottawa and the region's largest fleet of professional installation crews.
  • Competitive Pricing: Verdun offers competitively priced windows and doors that deliver leading-edge performance without breaking the bank.
  • Sustainable: In addition to long-term energy savings and a comprehensive 25-year warranty, Verdun Doors and Windows offsets the carbon cost of its windows by planting trees.
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Additional Support: Canada Greener Homes Loan

To further assist with your energy-efficient renovations, the Canada Greener Homes Loan provides interest-free financing. This personal unsecured loan repayable over 10 years can help cover upfront costs, making it easier to invest in energy-saving upgrades alongside the Rénoclimat grants.


Participating in the Rénoclimat program offers numerous benefits for homeowners in Gatineau and the Outaouais area, from financial incentives to long-term energy savings. By partnering with Verdun Windows and Doors, you can ensure your upgrades are top-quality, energy-efficient, and professionally installed. Take the first step towards a more comfortable and eco-friendly home today.

For more information on the Rénoclimat program and to schedule your energy evaluation, visit the official Rénoclimat website. To learn more about Verdun Windows and Doors, give us a call at (613) 443-2694 or continue exploring our website.

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