Based on financial innovation and operational agility, SOFIAC (Société de financement et d’accompagnement en performance énergétique) enables commercial, industrial and multi-residential sector businesses to increase their cost-effectiveness and competitiveness while contributing to the necessary energy transition and the fight against climate change.

SOFIAC enables the development, finance, and implementation of energy efficiency projects and carbon footprint reductions thanks to an innovative business model offered to clients. Clients can benefit immediately from a portion of financial savings and enjoy all the environmental benefits generated by reduced energy consumption and decreased greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from project implementation.


Increase the profitability and competitiveness of businesses by reducing energy consumption costs

Contribute to an effective, profitable and inclusive energy transition for the benefit of businesses, the government and the economy

Fight against climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions

SOFIAC contributes to achieving the objectives of Quebec’s Energy Transition Master Plan as well as the objectives under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change in compliance with the commitments made by Canada under the Paris Agreement.

Who is SOFIAC for?

Target clientele

  • Enterprises in the commercial and industrial sectors or multi-residential housing owners;
  • whose annual energy costs exceed $500,000 (for a building portfolio);
  • that demonstrate a commitment to reducing their energy consumption costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Targeted benefits

  • Improved energy performance of industrial and commercial buildings
  • Reduced energy consumption costs (all energy sources)
  • Reduced GHG emissions

Return on investment over a 10 to 15-year period through generated energy savings

Committed partners


SOFIAC was established by

With the financial support of


And funding from

*For projects located in Quebec

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