Rebate bundle: Connect to gas

Connect to natural gas: space and water heating rebates

Natural gas wall furnace rebate

Connect your home to natural gas and choose eligible heating and hot water systems for rebates from $700 to $2,700.

Connect to natural gas: space and water heating rebates

Get up to $1,700 in rebates when you connect to natural gas and replace your wood stove, oil or propane space heating system with an eligible ENERGY STAR® high-efficiency natural gas furnace, boiler or combination heating and hot water system. By doing so, you’ll improve the comfort of your home and save money on heating costs, plus you could get an additional rebate of up to $1,000 if you install an eligible natural gas high-efficiency water heater, for a total rebate of up to $2,700.

Eligibility

  1. Program is for existing homes only and is not available for new construction.
  2. Only one Connect to Gas rebate per appliance or system is available. Note: if installing a natural gas water heater or combination heating and hot water system, an additional rebate may be available through our ENERGY STAR Natural Gas Water Heater Program.
  3. You must apply for your Connect to Gas rebate within 60 days of installation. 

Review all the terms and conditions

Rebate details 

Space heating upgrade Rebate Additional water heater rebate* Requirements
ENERGY STAR® natural gas furnace or boiler $1,300 n/a
ENERGY STAR natural gas furnace or boiler and standalone water heater $1,700 $200 - $1,000
  • convert primary heating source from oil, propane or wood to natural gas
  • install an eligible furnace or boiler and natural gas water heater that meets BC code requirements
Combination heating and hot water system $1,700 $1,000
  • convert primary heating source from oil, propane or wood to natural gas
  • install an eligible combination heating and hot water system
  • only condensing tankless water heaters models are applicable to this system so the additional rebate is $1,000

Additional water heater rebates

If you’re installing an ENERGY STAR furnace or boiler and a standalone natural gas water heater, or a combination heating and hot water system, you can get an additional rebate if the water heater is an eligible high-efficiency natural gas model, qualifying you for a total rebate of up to $2,700. You must apply separately for this additional rebate through our natural gas ENERGY STAR Water Heater Program.

How to apply 

  1. Obtain a pre-qualification code before submitting your rebate application.
  2. Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements prior to purchasing any equipment. FortisBC is not responsible for any costs that are incurred as a result of a failure by customer to meet the eligibility criteria or otherwise comply with the terms and conditions.
  3. Purchase an eligible natural gas furnace, boiler or combination heating and hot water system and have it installed by a gas contractor licensed with Technical Safety BC. You can find a contractor by searching our directory.
  4. Complete the Connect to Gas application form and have the contractor complete and sign their part. Include a copy of the paid invoice showing details of all work performed, including the purchase date, make and model number, the installation permit number and the gas contractor’s Technical Safety BC licence number.
  5. Email or mail your completed application and copies of supporting documents within 60 days of the installation date to:

    rebates@fortisbc.com

    or

    Connect to Gas Program
    FortisBC Energy Inc.
    PO Box 9080, Station Main
    Surrey, BC, V3T 0J6

    Note: if mailing, registered mail is recommended.
  6. Applications may take up to 90 days to process.

Start your rebate application

Incentives for gas contractors  

Contractors who would like to take part in our Connect to Gas Program can receive up to $100 incentive for each approved customer application. Learn how you can receive the incentive by calling us at 1-800-663-8400 or emailing rebates@fortisbc.com.

Ensure a quality furnace installation

Having your high-efficiency heating system installed to quality standards can help provide you with years of comfort and energy savings. Before you buy a furnace, check out these resources: 

We’re here to help  

If you have questions, call us at 1-800-663-8400 or email rebates@fortisbc.com.