Why choose the Simplified Option?

By signing up for the Efficient Solutions Program’s Simplified Option, you’ll take your renovation, retrofit or construction project up a notch. You’ll enjoy a number of benefits under the Program:

Financial assistance

that definitely makes your investment more worthwhile

Greater energy efficiency

that lowers your operating costs

An easy calculation tool

that will tell you about the financial assistance you may be eligible for.

A flexible source of energy *

from a sole energy supplier that covers all your energy needs (lighting, heating, cooling, etc.)

Clean power *

over 99% renewable, that helps you position your company as environmentally responsible

* The advantages of hydropower

Play a key role with clients

Are you an engineer, developer, architect, contractor or master electrician? The Efficient Solutions Program lets you give your clients a competitive edge and makes you stand out in the market. It’s simple—everybody wins!


Find out how to become a project aggregator

Do the math

Check whether your project is among the eligible measures under the Simplified Option and calculate the amount you may be entitled to in just a few steps.

Download the OSE tool (EXE 11,4 Mb- in French only)

*The OSE tool is available only for Windows.


For more information on the terms and application process: Participant's Guide [PDF 1.09 Mb - in French only]

Additional documents:

Over 200 measures available to businesses

Read about the main energy efficiency solutions among over 200 eligible measures eligible under the Simplified Option:

  • Thermal envelope improvements
  • Installation of roof units with heat pumps
  • Geothermal systems
  • Heat recovery systems (for drain water, air and pool areas)
  • Installation of heat pumps
  • Aerothermal systems
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives (VFDs) (range hood, HVAC system)
  • Use of efficient cooling systems and air conditioners
  • Refrigeration of food for grocery stores (CO2, ammonia, HFC)
  • Refrigeration of ice rinks in arenas and for curling (CO2, ammonia, HFC)
  • Use of efficient ski hill snow cannons
  • Compressed air
    • Use of efficient compressors with VFD, desiccant air dryers, storage
    • Up to 200 HP
  • Electrotechnologies for industrial processes (e.g., induction heating)
    • Up to 150 kW
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives (VFDs) for pumping processes
    • Up to 500 HP
  • Cooling methods
    • Cooling systems
      • Water chillers up to 1500 tonnes
      • Air coolers up to 150 tonnes
    • Use of volumetric and centrifugal chillers, with or without VFD
  • LED lighting
    • Use of lighting fixtures and DLC Premium lighting fixtures
    • Use of retrofit kits and lamps (pin-based bulbs and mogul base bulbs)
    • Adaptive control
    • Horticultural lighting (photosynthesis)
  • Solar energy (preheating air and water)

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Efficient Solutions Program – Customized Option

The measures you have in mind aren’t eligible for the Simplified Option? Our Customized Option could enable you to implement innovative efficiency measures that are just right for your company.

More about the Customized Option

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