Why green is good!

We’re always looking for new green initiatives, grants, tips, and tricks. We encourage our members and the general public to embrace energy efficiency as well. Below you will find some great resources to learn how you can reduce your environmental footprint and how those activities can benefit you!

Mortgage Insurance Premium Refund

Some mortgage insurance providers offer a percentage refund on premiums paid for loans on energy efficient homes. Visit the following pages to learn more about the various programs offered and how they may benefit you

CMHC - 
Electronic brochures are available here or call 800.668.2642
Genworth Canada - Electronic brochures available here.
Canada Guaranty - Electronic brochures can be found here.

Homeowner tips

In addition to some of the bigger undertakings, there are many small everyday changes you can make to conserve energy. If you replace lightbulbs, unplug unused appliances, or ditch that energy-guzzling fridge in your garage, not only can you improve your energy efficiency but also your cash flow! Click on the organization names below to find links to great resources including tips on how to improve your own personal energy consumption.

CMHC
Government of Saskatchewan
SaskPower
SaskEnergy
City of Saskatoon
City of Regina

Paperless Office

As technology becomes a greater part of our everyday lives, paperless offices become more and more common. If you’ve gone or are considering going paperless, take a look at some of our tips on e-signatures, and stay tuned for upcoming webinars as we continue to explore the ins and outs of paperless offices!

ASR Green Initiatives

The Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® is committed to doing our part to ensure a greener world. In 2011, we installed solar panels on our rooftop, so we could generate some of the power we use as part of our day-to-day business. We implemented a new and improved recycling program in 2014 and have committed to reducing printed course material, among other things.