Connected thermostat rebates

A connected thermostat can be programmed to automatically turn down the temperature when you’re out, or asleep, helping you save money on heating and cooling costs. We've got rebates of up to $150 on select thermostats to help you save energy and money.

Rebates for thermostats installed by a contractor 

If you have a central heating system (boiler, furnace and/or heat pump) installed or serviced, you can apply for a rebate of up to $150 on the installation of a new connected thermostat.


Connected thermostats

  • $150
  1. The home must have:
    • a residential FortisBC natural gas account and/or
    • a residential FortisBC or municipal electricity account of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro
  2. If the registered owner of the property where upgrades were made is not the utility account holder (e.g. landlord/tenant) the owner must have the account holder complete the Utility Account Holder Consent form.
  3. The home must be a year-round primary residence at least 12 months old and be either a single-family detached, duplex, triplex, row home, townhouse or mobile home on a permanent foundation.
  4. Applications must be submitted within six months of the paid invoice date.
  5. Rebates cannot exceed the paid cost on the invoice.
  6. Only one connected thermostat rebate per home, and it must be connected to the home’s primary space heating system.1 The primary space heating system's energy source must be provided by FortisBC, Summerland, Penticton, Nelson or Grand Forks.
  7. To be eligible for the connected thermostat rebate, the qualifying thermostat must have been installed by a Technical Safety BC licensed contractor with a GST number and a valid B.C. business license at the same time as the new heating system is installed or as part of a maintenance program for your heating system. Self-installations are not eligible under this program.

1A primary space heating system is a furnace, boiler, combination system or an air source heat pump. Gas fireplaces are considered secondary space heating systems. Not applicable for baseboard heating.

Review terms and conditions

  1. Ensure you've purchased an eligible connected thermostat and have it installed by a Technical Safety BC licensed gas contractor with a valid GST number. You can find a contractor by searching our online directory.
  1. Apply online. Your application must include:
    • a copy of your paid invoice showing details of:
      • all work performed
      • purchase date
      • make and model number
      • cost of thermostat and installation
  1. Applications may take up to 90 days to process.

Note: the rebate application link below takes you to Account login. Once you've registered and/or logged in you can start your rebate application. Hint: we recommend using Google Chrome® for the best experience.

For more tips on using the online rebate application, read our how-to guide.

Start your rebate application

Instant rebates for self-installed thermostats

Until October 31, 2024, we’re offering instant rebates on self-installed thermostats. If you have an existing central heating system (boiler, furnace and/or heat pump), you could save up to $100 on select connected thermostats at participating retailers in B.C.


Connected baseboard thermostats

up to $40 per thermostat

Connected central thermostats

up to $100 per thermostat


You must be a FortisBC residential gas or electricity customer.

If you're a BC Hydro (electric) customer, you can learn about their thermostat programs by visiting the BC Hydro product rebate programs page.

Visit participating retailers and purchase eligible products. Your rebate will be deducted at the checkout, after applicable taxes.

Find instant rebates


More ways to save: the Power Hours Rewards Program

Interested in earning financial rewards by reducing your electricity use during peak-demand periods? The Power Hours Rewards Program encourages our residential electricity customers to sign up and participate in power hour events where they can reduce their energy use by having their thermostat turned down or up (depending on the season), and/or by not charging their EV during peak-demand periods.

Learn more and apply to the Power Hours Rewards Program.

We're here to help

If you have questions about these rebates, contact us online or call us at 1-855-909-2329.