Clothes washer and dryer rebates

We offer rebates of up to $250 on ENERGY STAR® certified clothes washers and dryers that achieve the highest ratings for energy and water efficiency.


  1. You must be a FortisBC residential electricity customer or municipal electricity customer of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro.
  2. You must purchase a qualifying ENERGY STAR appliance by December 31, 2023.
  3. Applications must be submitted within 60 days of the appliance purchase or delivery* date.

Review all the terms and conditions.

Rebate details

To ensure the appliance you choose is eligible for a rebate, check the qualifying model lists below or consult your retailer before buying.

You may apply for up to two rebates per appliance type per household.

Appliance type Rebate Requirements

Clothes washers

Qualifying washers

  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • Integrated Modified Energy Factor (IMEF) of 2.92 or higher
  • Integrated Water Factor (IWF) of 3.2 or less

Clothes dryers

Qualifying dryers

  • ENERGY STAR certified with CEF of 3.93 to 4.3

  • ENERGY STAR certified gas clothes dryers
  • ENERGY STAR certified with CEF of 4.4 to 5.6

  • ENERGY STAR certified compact (4.4 cubic feet or less) with CEF of up to 5.6
  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • CEF of 5.7 or higher

How to apply 

  1. Purchase and pay for your qualifying appliance(s) by December 31, 2023.
  2. Within 60 days of your appliance purchase or delivery*, apply online for your appliance rebate with the following information: 
    • your FortisBC electricity or municipal electricity account number from Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro or, if you’re not the utility account holder (e.g. rental property), please have the account holder complete the Utility Account Holder Consent form
    • your email
    • scanned copies of all paid receipts 
  3. Ensure all receipts are clear, legible, itemized and indicate all relevant information such as the brand, model number and any other required information for your application.

  4. FortisBC electricity customers will receive a rebate as a bill credit (it will appear on your electricity bill as ESWASH, ESDRYE and/or ESFRID). Municipal electricity customers of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland and Nelson will receive a rebate cheque.
  5. Applications may take up to 90 days to process. 

Start your rebate application

We’re here to help

If you have questions about rebates, contact us online or call us at 1-855-909-2331.

*Due to delayed deliveries because of COVID-19 supply chain issues, we're temporarily accepting applications within 60 days of your appliance’s delivery date, as stated on your delivery receipt.

Rebate bundle: ENERGY STAR® appliances

Clothes washer and dryer rebates

Refrigerator rebate

Save money on upgrading to ENERGY STAR certified appliances that achieve the highest ratings for energy efficiency.