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The Home Depot Canada receives 16th ENERGY STAR® Canada Award

June 4, 2024 - The Home Depot Canada, the country’s largest home improvement retailer has been named the ENERGY STAR Canada National Retailer of the Year for the sixteenth time. The company is dedicated to environmental and social governance (ESG) and offers over 13,000 Eco Option products, 5,000 of which are ENERGY STAR certified, in its 182 stores across Canada, both in-store and online.

“We have a responsibility to reduce our environmental footprint, which is why we are focused on offering our customers product options that support our collective goal of reducing emissions,” said Ginny Hicks, senior director, merchandising, The Home Depot Canada. “The products we sell have an impact, and we take that very seriously. This partnership not only offers our customers more value but also allows them the opportunity to save energy.”

“Congratulations to The Home Depot Canada on being awarded a 2024 ENERGY STAR Canada award. Your efforts are driving innovation in energy efficiency, helping Canadians to save money on energy bills and contributing to the fight against climate change. The Government of Canada is very pleased to support energy efficiency solutions on our collective path to a sustainable and prosperous future.” 
- The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

Key 2023 accomplishments include:  

  • The Home Services team attended the Toronto Fall Home Show to promote the Canada Greener Homes Grant program, which requires the installation of ENERGY STAR certified products in many categories to qualify for the grant.  
  • Coordinated with Enbridge Gas to promote an event related the Home Efficiency Rebate Plus program, which features many ENERGY STAR certified products. 
  • Partnered with BC Hydro, FortisBC, SaskPower, Efficiency Manitoba, Enbridge Gas, efficiencyPEI, Efficiency Nova Scotia, and takeCHARGE Newfoundland to offer instant rebates to customers on ENERGY STAR certified products. These partnerships resulted in offering customers >$4 million in savings on energy efficient products. 
  • Drove $346 million in sales of ENERGY STAR certified products online and in stores, helping Canadians save energy and make better choices when considering energy efficient upgrades to their homes. 

For more information and to learn about The Home Depot's ESG support, please visit homedepot.ca.


About The Home Depot

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer. At the end of fiscal year 2023, the company operated a total of 2,335 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company employs approximately 465,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

 

For more information, contact: 
The Home Depot Canada 
media@homedepot.com