Hail storms in Calgary
Resilience and Recovery Award
Recently, The City was awarded the first-ever Resilience and Recovery Award from The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, Canada’s leading disaster research institute, for rolling out the rebate program specifically creating awareness, incentives, and regulation.
By program end, the Resilient Roofing Rebate has supported approximately 1,600 Calgarians who replaced their roof using impact-resistant materials to protect their home from severe weather damage. Learn more about the program and hear from two of our rebate recipients below.
About the Resilient Roofing Rebate Program
The rebate program offered $3,000 to homeowners who replaced their roof with an impact-resistant product to protect their homes from severe weather damage.
Due to popular demand, we are no longer accepting applications to the Resilient Roofing Rebate Program.
More about Impact Resistant Materials
Acceptable roofing materials include, but are not limited to:
- Asphalt shingle
- Clay tile
- Concrete tile
- Plastic/polymer/composite products
- Recycled rubber
The impact resistant roof covering must be installed over the entire roofing surface, including the hips and ridges.
Roofing materials must comply with either:
- Underwriters’ Laboratory Standard 2218 (UL2218), Impact Standard for Impact Resistance of Prepared Roof Covering Materials, or
- Factor Mutual Standard 4473 (FM4473), Specification Test Standards for Impact Resistant Testing of Rigid Roofing Materials by Impacting with Freezer Ice Balls
Impact-resistant Roofing in CalgaryJanuary 19, 2022
Watch our recorded Q&A on how to improve the resilience of your home for hail using impact-resistant roofing materials.
Hear from the Development, Business and Building Services team who will share details about the Resilient Roofing Rebate Program including who is eligible and how to apply.