Building Up is a non-profit social enterprise that works in co-operative housing to reduce water and  energy consumption and generate significant financial savings. In addition, the organization provides  training and employment in the trades to people from disadvantaged communities.

The Deal

  • Water efficient retrofits for co-ops
  • Free water audit available to all co-ops to project your savings
  • Low price guarantee for all member co-ops of $300 per unit

How It Works

  • Installation of 3 litre toilets, low-flow shower heads and faucet aerators
  • Option to pay nothing upfront – pay over time through water savings
  • The most efficient toilet in Canada – technology that represents a 50% improvement on existing high efficiency toilets
  • Average annual savings per unit of $149.38
  • Payback between 1-3 years


Marc Soberano