Natural gas steam boiler rebates

Improve your steam plant’s energy performance and qualify for a rebate of up to $49,000 by installing a new high-efficiency natural gas steam boiler, or when making energy-efficiency upgrades to a new or existing steam boiler system.

Eligibility

  1. You must be a FortisBC natural gas customer under any rate class except Rate 1.
  2. You must be a property owner or long-term leaseholder of an existing building
    or a builder/developer or property owner of a new construction project.
  3. Steam boilers must be used to meet your site's steam loads, e.g. process load, sanitization or space heating. Steam boilers installed to meet other operational needs (e.g. backup, standby or secondary boilers) are not eligible.
  4. The steam boilers must use natural gas only.
  5.  Purchase date of products (as shown on the paid invoice) must be after February 1, 2019.
  6. You must submit an application and supporting documentation no later than 365 days after the purchase date of the product(s) (as shown on the paid invoice).

Review all the terms and conditions.

Rebate details

Rebate amounts are determined by the size of the natural gas steam boiler.

Type Description
Small steam boiler Less than 150 hp
Medium steam boiler Greater than 151 hp and less than 300 hp
Large steam boiler Greater than 301 hp

 

Category Measure Rebate amount
Small steam boiler Economizer non-condensing $10,000
Economizer condensing $13,000
Total dissolved solids blowdown control $4,000
Combustion oxygen trim $16,000
Parallel positioning $9,000
Medium steam boiler Economizer non-condensing $16,000
Economizer condensing $20,000
Total dissolved solids blowdown control $4,000
Combustion oxygen trim $18,000
Parallel positioning $10,000
Large steam boiler Economizer non-condensing $21,000
Economizer condensing $25,000
Total dissolved solids blowdown control $4,000
Combustion oxygen trim $18,000
Parallel positioning $16,000
Any size steam boiler (retrofit only)* Parallel positioning and combustion oxygen trim with controls $49,000
*Retrofit only combination offer not available for new boiler systems or new construction.

How to apply

  1. Contact a gas or mechanical contractor, licensed with Technical Safety BC, to install your boiler(s). 
  2. Complete your steam boiler rebate application and email it to industrialrebates@fortisbc.com within 365 days of the purchase date (as shown on the paid invoice). Be sure to provide copies of the fully paid invoice including make and model number of the eligible measures purchased and installed.
  3. Once approved, you should receive your rebate within six to eight weeks.

Start your rebate application

Thermal energy service providers (TESP) 

If thermal energy will be supplied to the site by a thermal energy services provider (TESP)1, you’ll need to complete a TESP declaration, and additional processing fees may apply. Please contact your key account manager for more details.

1A TESP is an individual or organization, other than the participant, who owns thermal energy generating assets such as eligible water heaters for the purpose of selling the thermal energy they generate to the participant.

Point-of-sale rebates

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:

All Pro Services Port Coquitlam 604-468-1446
Cannepp Delta 604-940-8188
CCI Combustion Control Inc. Langley 604-534-0553
Raven Supply Surrey 604-543-7977
Spartan Controls Burnaby 604-355-2050
Pacific Boiler Surrey 604-539-9551

We’re here to help

If you have questions, contact your key account manager or email industrialrebates@fortisbc.com