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Rebate details

Note: rebate applications for the following upgrades must be received within six months of installation.

​Upgrade ​Rebate ​Requirements


  • attic- flat and cathedral ceiling
  • exterior wall cavities
  • exterior wall sheathing
  • basement/crawlspace walls
  • other – exposed floor, floor over crawlspace, basement header

Attic Insulation
$0.02 x R-value x square feet

Basement and exterior wall insulation
$0.08 x R-value x square feet
Other insulation
$0.05 x R-value x square feet
Example: $0.02 x R20 x 500 sq. ft. = $200

​Applications will only be processed for combined insulation rebates of $50 or more.

Location installed
​Minimum R-value added Maximum rebate
atti​c - flat and cathedral ceiling ​R12 ​$600
​exterior wall cavities R12​ ​$1,200 combined
​exterior wall sheathing ​R3.8
​basement/crawlspace walls R10 $1,000​
​​other - exposed floor, floor over crawlspace, basement header R20​ ​$450

Space heating (electric)

  • variable speed mini-split air source heat pump (ductless heat pump)
$800​ ​For electrically heated homes only. Find eligible models.
Minimum HSPF of 8.5 and SEER of 15.

Natural gas fireplaces

  • FortisBC eligible EnerChoice® fireplace

​Find eligible models and program terms and conditions.

Note: you can apply for a fireplace rebate through this program or FortisBC’s EnerChoice Fireplace program, but not both.

Water heating (gas)

  • 0.67 storage tank
  • non-condensing tankless
  • condensing tankless or hybrid
  • condensing storage tank






​Find eligible models and program terms and conditions.

Note: you can apply for a water heater rebate through this program or FortisBC's ENERGY STAR® Water Heater Program, but not both.


Rebate details for Energy Advisor Supported Upgrades

(Pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide®* home evaluation is required)
You must have a program-qualified Energy Advisor perform the evaluations to qualify for these rebates. Your Energy Advisor will provide you with the application. 

Note: ensure your post-upgrade home evaluation occurs within 36 months of your pre-upgrade evaluation.

​Upgrade ​Rebate ​Requirements

Draftproofing rebate

$10 x every 1% of air leakage reduced
up to $500
Example: $10 x 15% = $150
  • Rebate is based on the difference between the pre-and post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation air leakage rate. 
  • Applications will only be processed for draftproofing rebates of $50 or more.

​$750 Bonus Offer – install three or more eligible upgrades:

  • insulation
  • draftproofing
  • ENERGY STAR natural gas furnace or boiler 
  • variable speed mini-split (ductless) or central air source heat pump
  • FortisBC eligible EnerChoice fireplace
  • ENERGY STAR natural gas water heater
  • electric heat pump water heater
  • ENERGY STAR windows and doors
  • ENERGY STAR heat recovery ventilator
  • Insulation upgrade must amount to a minimum $150 rebate in one location.
  • Draftproofing upgrade must qualify for a minimum $150 rebate.
  • Only one type of space heating upgrade counts toward the Bonus Offer (air source heat pump, natural gas furnace or boiler) and it must be of the same primary heating type on the premises before the upgrade. 
  • Variable speed mini-split air source heat pumps (ductless heat pumps) must satisfy the upgrade-specific requirements. Central heat pumps must have a SEER of 15 or higher and HSPF of 8.5 or higher.
  • Electric heat pump water heaters must be sized correctly and installed in a conditioned or semi-conditioned space, such as an unfinished basement, attached garage or heated detached garage.
  • Only one water heater upgrade qualifies towards the Bonus Offer.
  • Each appliance type can only count towards the Bonus Offer once (e.g. two fireplaces count as one upgrade towards the Bonus Offer).
  • Sixty-five per cent of existing windows and exterior doors (rough openings) must be replaced to ENERGY STAR models, rated one zone above the Premises’ climate zone.
  • Heat recovery ventilator must be HVI certified. Premises’ air tightness must be three ACH@50Pa or lower.

Energy Coach Home Evaluation Rebate for completing a pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation


​Pre-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation must be completed by a program-qualified energy advisor after September 1, 2016.

Note: this rebate is funded via a limited grant through the Province of BC Innovative Clean Energy Fund and will be paid on a first come first served basis according to the date the completed application is received until all available supplemental funds are exhausted.

*EnerGuide is an official mark of Natural Resources Canada.