we can help ease what you
spend on electricity.
If the cost of energy-saving upgrades is out of reach, Ontario’s new AffordAbility Fund is here for you.
Your local electric utility and community services are working together to help you improve your home’s energy efficiency with free energy-saving upgrades, which can lower home energy use and your electricity bill.
You may qualify for free upgrades, including:
ENERGY STAR® certified LEDs
ENERGY STAR® certified appliances
Insulation and weatherstripping
We’re here to help
All you need to do is let us know you need to reduce your electricity bill. Whether you rent or own, live in a house or an apartment, you may qualify.
There are three levels of support available:
Receive a Home Energy Kit with upgrades that you can easily install yourself. This may include ENERGY STAR® light bulbs, a power bar and/or faucet aerators along with energy-saving tips.
Receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include ENERGY STAR® appliances.
For electrically heated homes only: receive an in-home visit from a professional Home Energy Advisor, a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include insulation and/or an ENERGY STAR® heat pump.
The level you qualify for depends on your net income and average energy bill.
How the program works
First, fill out the contact form below or call 1-855-494-FUND if you find your electricity bill is a burden.
Next, you’ll get a call from the AffordAbility Fund. We’ll ask you some basic information, such as your household income and average electricity bill.
Receive your free energy-saving products for Level 1. Set up a free in-home energy audit and installation of energy-saving products for Levels 2 and 3, if you qualify.
Frequently Asked Questions
To qualify for Level 2 and 3 help, we will ask you to provide some basic information such as your total household income (for all members 18 years and older, after tax), your average electricity bill, and any late payment or disconnection fees you have paid. Your personal information will be kept strictly private.
The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is kept strictly confidential and is only shared with your consent back to your electricity company. We are committed to data security and have processes in place to safeguard your privacy and the information collected.
It all starts with your yes.
All you need to do is answer a few short questions.