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Outfitting a house with solar energy panels is one step towards creating a net-zero energy building. (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press)
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Ottawa set to re-introduce incentives for home-energy retrofits Add to ...

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The Liberal government plans to re-introduce incentives for home-energy retrofits and commit to phased-in changes to the national building code that will eventually require all homes to be virtually energy self-sufficient.

Federal cabinet ministers are set to announce measures over the next six weeks aimed at improving energy efficiency and boosting the use of renewable energy in residential and commercial buildings, sources said Tuesday.

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