Building a Clean Energy Community

Unlocking abundant solar energy for humanity is a big task, and we can’t do it alone. This is why Switch Energy is proud to partner with members of our community who believe in a clean, renewable energy future and are contributing to the fight against climate change. With our partners’ initiative and forward thinking mindset, together we are one step closer to making our goals a reality. 

Interested in partnering with us? We’d love to hear from you. Connect with us here. 

Home Builders’ Associations 

Switch Energy is a proud member of the following home builder associations.


Since 1943, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has been “the voice of Canada’s residential construction industry.” Representing one of the largest industry sectors in Canada, our membership is made up of over 8,500 companies – including home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers, and service professionals.

Canadian Home Builders’ Association
Canadian Home Builders' Association


The Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) has been the proud voice for excellence in the home building community since 1951. Builders, developers, renovators, trade contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers make up the core of the Association’s membership. GOHBA is built on vision and commitment – a vision of a strong and positive role for the housing industry, and a commitment to support the professionalism of our members and provide affordability, quality and choice for consumers.

Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association
Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association

Home Builders 


We are a family operated business that has been in the building industry for multiple decades. What we wanted to create with Creation Homes was to build something more than just pretty. More than just a typical house in the suburbs or in a rural setting. We wanted to create a home for families. Something that, every time you look at it, brings back memories. We focus on bringing what is most important to us all; comfort and peace of mind through quality, value and energy efficiency.

With that in mind, we sought out to find the best combinations to achieve this goal and mold it to our vision. Through craftsmanship and attention to detail, we could create what Creation Homes really means to us.

We care about the work we do because it’s our passion and through passion, we always find ways to flourish. Just like family, we are always a phone call away.

Creation Homes
Creation Homes


Miroca Design is a family owned business that takes pride in designing custom homes in the Ottawa area over the past 25 years, and work on 75 to 100 projects a year. We are registered BCIN (Building Code Identification number) designers in the province of Ontario. Over the last 25 years, Miroca has produced a wide array of traditional to modern custom designs for bungalows, two Storey’s, semi detached, townhouses, addition/renovations, duplex/triplex, and small commercial buildings.

Miroca Design
Miroca Design


Carmel Development is a division of Miroca Design Inc. As a family owned business, we take pride in everything we do and treat every project as if it is our own home. With 30 years of experience in the Design/Build industry, we have the knowledge and creativity to make your dream home beautiful, functional, practical and safe. Quality materials and workmanship go into every home that Carmel builds. We understand the importance of listening to your ideas to ensure your dreams become reality.

Carmel Development
Carmel Development


Since 2004, Dharma Developments has built custom homes on acre lots, urban infills, home additions, kitchen renovations and multi-unit townhome and condominium developments. We offer transparency in our project management services and billing based on project milestones. We educate and empower our clients to make wise decisions for their custom home or property development project. 

Dharma Developments
Dharma Developments


CanSwede Homes is a team of experienced construction professionals working to transform your ideas into reality. Led by our experienced President, Henric Alfredsson, we provide complete design-build services that guide you through every step of creating a new home – from concept and consultation through building and finishing. 

CanSwede Homes
CanSwede Homes


RND Construction and our partners excel at any kind of project. We have made a name for ourselves for our great versatility, whether it’s a simple renovation or custom home; whether it’s a team of contractors and consultants for a condominium; whether it’s a residential home renovation or commercial project. At RND, we listen. We listen to our clients. We pay close attention to what they want, and we produce it. We love detail and craftsmanship. As a result, we have built a reputation, over more than 25 years, as one of Ottawa’s foremost general contracting firms.

RND Construction
RND Construction


The Campanale Group launched over 38 years ago by founding brothers Rocco, Tony and Vince. Driven by a shared vision and desire to bring exceptional value and traditional craftsmanship to homes of varying sizes and styles, Campanale has grown into a full-service organization that can meet any estate needs. Campanale Homes is Switch Energy’s first Home-Builder partner and Switch is Campanale’s first solar partner making it a huge milestone for both organizations.

Campanale Homes
Campanale Homes


Tartan is an Ottawa new home builder that has been building new communities across Canada’s capital for over 50 years. Founded by Wes Nicol in 1966, Tartan rapidly became an Ottawa leader in community development and new home construction. The company’s first projects, The Faircrest and The Highlands, are still regarded as the region’s most successful apartment dwelling developments. It was followed by the company’s leadership in turning Barrhaven into one of the region’s most popular family communities.

Tartan Homes
Tartan Homes

Renewable Energy Organizations


Sun Charge Systems designs and manufactures solar powered charging stations equipped with USB and 12 Volt Ports to help keep mobile devices charged outdoors where electricty is not readily available. No need to worry about the “low battery” alert while waiting for a call, or being able to alert officials of a medical emergency or security threat. Additionally, solar powered charging stations can provide a valuable public service to communities during power outages.

Sun Charge Systems
Sun Charge Systems - Canada


The Uber/AirBnB of Solar, Powur PBC, acquires crowd sourced leads and connects potential customers with the best quality solar installation company in their area. Powur has recently opened in Canada in addition to the 35 states already housing Powur Advisors. Powur currently specializes in solar panel systems and is preparing to launch a variety of energy conscious and sustainable products.



SMARTNet Alliance has a vision for a sustainable economy that has environmental sustainability at its core: from renewable energy, renewable transportation, energy efficient/low impact manufacturing processes, and companies that provide fair and well-paying jobs, SMARTNet believes that the future of Canada’s economy will be rooted in a green revolution that is grass roots and that will lead to new and exciting jobs for all. No economy can be sustainable without a strong and prosperous middle class.

SMARTNet Alliance


As a growing co-operative, OREC strives to play a positive role in Eastern Ontario’s increasingly clean and locally-financed energy landscape. Our 2017 Community Impact Report outlines the social, environmental, and economic benefits made possible through investment in the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative’s community-owned renewable energy projects.



SolarCoin is a global rewards program for solar electricity generation where §1 SolarCoin represents 1 MWh of solar electricity generation. As a verified solar electricity producer, you can earn SolarCoins for free. 99% of SolarCoin will be given to the solar electricity producers of 97 500 TWh over 40 years. When you Make The Switch you have the option to generate and donate SolarCoin to Watt For Watt to help communities in need.


Sports Clubs 


During a ceremony at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, league commissioner Miles Wolff, and local baseball champion David Gourlay were on hand to announce the Ottawa Champions would begin play in 2015. On September 17, 2016 the Ottawa Champions completed a historic comeback, coming back from a two-games-to-none deficit to beat the Rockland Boulders in the Can-Am League finals. Pitcher of the Year Austin Chrismon threw a complete game as the the Champions made history in only their second season.

Ottawa Champions