Heat pump and electric water heater rebates for non-profit organizations
If you’re a co-op or Indigenous housing provider, or a non-profit or charity providing services to income-qualified people, take advantage of our rebates on commercial high-efficiency air source heat pumps and heat pump water heaters.
- You must be a commercial FortisBC or municipal electricity customer of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro.
- You must be a registered charity providing assistance to income-qualified persons, or a housing provider that is:
- a local government
- housing society registered under the Societies Act
- a housing co-op registered under the Cooperative Association Act or
- a governing body of an Indigenous band, provided the housing is primarily for income-qualified households
- You must be either the registered owner, long-term leaseholder, or property manager of the premises.1
- You must submit an application and supporting documentation no later than 365 days after the purchase date of the product(s) and install the product within 180 days of submitting the application and supporting documentation.
Energy efficiency ratings are based on ENERGY STAR® certification requirements, available at energystar.gov and Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Tiers for heat pump efficiency, available at ceedirectory.org.
Heat pump water heaters
High-efficiency heat pump water heaters are twice as energy efficient as conventional electric water heaters and help reduce electricity costs for supplying domestic hot water.
|ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heater||$1,000 per water heater|
Air source heat pumps help save on electricity costs for heating and cooling.
|Cold climate heat pump||$500 per ton||
|Packaged terminal heat pump||$80 per unit||
|Variable refrigerant flow heat pump||$600 per ton||
Occupancy sensors allow occupants to control the temperature of their room when they are inside, but allow you to set back the temperature when the room is unoccupied.
|Room occupancy sensor||$90 per packaged terminal heat pump||
How to apply
- Purchase and install qualifying equipment.
- Apply online for heat pump and water heater rebates or email your completed rebate application and supporting documentation to email@example.com with the following information:
- your FortisBC electricity account number or municipal account number from Penticton, Summerland, Grand Forks or Nelson Hydro
- your email
- scanned or pdf copies of all paid receipts for the purchase and installation of products relevant to the rebate you are applying for
Ensure all receipts are marked “paid,” clear, legible, itemized and indicate relevant information such as brand, model number and any other required information in your application.
Start your rebate application
Planning renovations in a multi-unit residential building?
Want your social housing multi-unit residential building to be more energy efficient? You can get funding for an energy study, project implementation support and rebates on a wide range of energy efficiency measures through the Social Housing Retrofit Support Program.
You may be able to claim a rebate at the time of purchase when you buy products through businesses listed below. These businesses may also be able to help you identify which products are rebate-eligible:
|Ideal Energy Solutions||Penticton||250-328-4707|
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1Property managers can apply for rebates on behalf of owners if they have legal authority and permission to bind them to the terms and conditions.