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GreenON Solar Rebates <br />GreenON Modern Wood Heating Pilots <br />GreenON Rebates: <br />o Air Source Heat Pumps <br />o Ground Source Heat Pumps <br />o Insulation <br />o Windows <br />o Solar <br />o$100 Smart Thermostat <br />o GreenON Social Housing <br />REPORT: <br />At the September 20, 2018 Environmental Committee meeting, Mary-Jane Patterson, Executive <br />Director of Reep Green Solutions(REEP),provided the committee members with the document <br />A Ready-Made Solution Home Energy Retrofit Incentivesprepared by Green Communities <br />Canada.It was noted to members of the committee that REEP had sent a letter to the Minister <br />of Environment and Climate Change, urging the federal government to establish an EnerGuide <br />ratings-based retrofit incentive program in Ontario, using carbon funds designated for this <br />province. <br />Environmental Committee members discussed the benefitsofresidential retrofit incentivesand <br />in light of the discontinuation of provincial <br />incentive programs.Therefore, committee members recommend the City of Kitchener send a <br />letter to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, requesting thefederalgovernment establish a <br />residential retrofit incentive program in the Province of Ontario. <br />A copy of the information materials from the September 20, 2018 Environment Committee <br />meeting include the document provided by Mary-Jane Patterson, REEPattached as Appendix <br />ALIGNMENT WITH CITY OF KITCHENER STRATEGIC PLAN: <br />The recommendation of this report supports the <br />the delivery of core service. <br />FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS: <br />There are no financial implications associated with this report. <br />COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: <br />INFORM th the agenda in advance of the <br />council / committee meeting. <br />1 - 2 <br />