The Class Action
This class action arose from the installation of Retrofoam in certain residential properties in Ontario under the EcoEnergy Retrofit Initiative-Homes Program.
The action was brought on behalf of the following class of people: all persons who owned or had an interest in real property when RetroFoam was injected or installed and who applied for a grant pursuant to the EcoEnergy Retrofit Initiative-Homes Program excluding the defendants, their subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders officers, directors, senior employees and their heirs, predecessors, successors and assigns.
On August 12, 2015, a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the settlement.
Pursuant to this settlement, the defendants will pay the sum of $13,000,000 in return for a release and a dismissal of the class action. After the payment of all court-approved expenses, a fund of approximately $7,612,000 will be set up for equal division among the owners of the RetroFoam properties.
A copy of the Judgment and Distribution Plan, and the Notice summarizing the settlement may be downloaded from the Documents page of this website.
Administering the Settlement
On August 12, 2015, Marsh Risk Consulting (Canada) was appointed Administrator of the RetroFoam settlement.
Registering a Claim for Compensation from the RetroFoam Settlement
To be eligible to receive compensation pursuant to the settlement, each RetroFoam Class Member must submit a completed claim form and supporting documents (“Claim Package”) to the Administrator, on or before December 1, 2015, the Claims Bar Deadline, using the secure Claims System.
If a Class Member does not have access to a computer with Internet connectivity, or has difficulty with the online claims process, please contact the Administrator.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
The FAQs page of this website provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the settlement and the claims process.
Please visit this website regularly as it will be updated with news and court-approved documents throughout the administration of the settlement