October 03, 2011 11:32 ET

GreenSaver Acquires HouseMaster® Canada

Becomes the New Canadian Leader in Home Inspections and Residential Energy Efficiency

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2011) - GreenSaver, Canada's oldest non-profit organization, with more than two decades of experience in the residential energy efficiency sector, is proud to announce the acquisition of HouseMaster's Canadian franchise operations. HouseMaster, established in 1979, is North America's oldest and one of the largest home inspection organizations, with 30 locations across Canada and over 350 in the U.S.

"The GreenSaver/HouseMaster partnership of home inspections and energy audits is a powerful offering to homeowners coast to coast, seeking a trusted reliable service provider with more than forty years of collective experience." stated GreenSaver President and CEO, Vladan M. Veljovic. "HouseMaster is excited to have GreenSaver as its Canadian partner. This is truly the best possible combination for homeowners in Canada" said Kathleen Kuhn, President of HouseMaster.

For more than two decades, GreenSaver has provided homeowners with unbiased information and services. These efforts are further supported through its partnership with the Consumers Council of Canada in providing residential energy efficiency information and resources to help consumers protect their home investments. GreenSaver also offers consumers many value added offerings, such as being the exclusive provider of Air Miles for home energy audits.

HouseMaster has been the preferred choice for home inspections by homeowners throughout Canada, supported through the HouseMaster Limited Inspection Guarantee, which ensures the quality and accuracy of all home inspections.

GreenSaver will ensure the highest standards of the HouseMaster brand are maintained as it expands its coverage across Canada, including its extensive relationships within the real estate industry. GreenSaver will be offering services through local HouseMaster offices to help Canadians take full advantage of the ecoEnergy Home Retrofit program, before it expires on March 31, 2012. The goal is to provide a superior, simplified service offering for homeowners seeking reliable top-notch home inspections, energy audits and related home improvement services. For more information on this program and the combined services that GreenSaver/HouseMaster are now able to provide please contact GreenSaver or your local HouseMaster office.

About GreenSaver: With more than 25 years in residential energy efficiency, GreenSaver is Canada's oldest and most experienced non-profit organization in the sector. GreenSaver offers products and services to help homeowners save money on energy bills, enjoy healthier, more comfortable homes, while lowering their carbon footprint. GreenSaver was instrumental in the development of the predecessor to the current federal ecoEnergy audit and since then has conducted more than 46,000 home energy audits. GreenSaver also offers an array of complimentary consumer products and services including green building consulting, alternative energy such as solar, energy related problem solving and insulation services. GreenSaver is also an expert in the management and delivery of energy conservation programs for both utilities and government organizations. For more information please visit or call 1 855-526-3939.

About HouseMaster: Headquartered in Bound Brook, N.J., HouseMaster is the oldest and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America. With more than 365 franchised areas throughout the U.S. and Canada, HouseMaster is the most respected name in home inspections. For 30 years, HouseMaster has built upon a foundation of solid leadership and innovation with a continued focus on delivering the highest quality service experience to their customers and providing HouseMaster franchisees the tools and support necessary to do so. Each HouseMaster franchise is an independently owned and operated business. HouseMaster is a registered trademark of DBR Franchising, LLC. For more information please visit or call 1 800-526-3939.

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