Rebate bundle: Home renovations

Door & window rebates

Heat pump rebate

Heat pump water heater rebate

Home renovation bonus rebates

Insulation rebates

Natural gas boiler and combination heating and hot water system rebates

Natural gas fireplace rebate

Natural gas furnace rebates

Natural gas water heater rebate

Install two or more eligible energy-efficiency upgrades (boiler and combination system rebates count as two upgrades) and you could qualify for home renovation bonus rebates from $300 to $2,000.

Home renovation bonus rebates

High-efficiency upgrades such as insulation, windows and doors, space and water heating and fireplaces can help you reduce your ongoing energy costs and improve the comfort of your home. And when you make two or more eligible upgrades, you could get a bonus rebate.

Eligibility

  1. You must be either:
    1. a residential FortisBC natural gas and/or BC Hydro customer
    2. a residential FortisBC or municipal electricity customer of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro
  2. The home must be a single family, duplex, row, townhouse or mobile home on a permanent foundation.

Review all the terms and conditions.

Rebate details

Choose two or more eligible upgrades from the list below to be eligible for the home renovation bonus rebate of $300. If you hire a program-qualified energy advisor to perform an pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide® home evaluation and make three or more upgrades you could be eligible for up to $2,300 in rebates.

EnerGuide is an official mark of Natural Resources Canada.

Choose eligible upgrades

See individual rebate pages for full details and requirements for each upgrade: 


Upgrade Rebate Requirements
Two-upgrade bonus $300
  • No home evaluation required.
  • Make two bonus-eligible upgrades from the list above, with the noted restrictions. Each appliance type can only count toward the bonus once (e.g. two fireplaces count as one upgrade).
EnerGuide home evaluation $300
  • Have a program-qualified energy advisor perform an pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation.1
  • Your energy advisor will submit a supplemental application on your behalf.
  • You must still submit your own application for the individual upgrades.
Home energy improvement bonus $20 per 1% improvement in your home’s EnerGuide rating, up to $2,000
  • Have a program-qualified energy advisor perform an pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation.1
  • Install three or more bonus-eligible upgrades from the list above, with the noted restrictions. Each appliance type can only count toward the bonus once (e.g. two fireplaces count as one upgrade).
  • Receive $20 per 1% improvement in your home’s EnerGuide rating from the pre-upgrade evaluation (e.g. 30% improvement X $20 = $600).

1Ensure your post-upgrade home evaluation occurs within 18 months of your pre-upgrade evaluation.

How to apply

  1. Decide what eligible upgrades are best suited for your home and budget with help from your program-qualified energy advisor and/or contractor.
  2. If you’re having a program-qualified energy advisor complete a pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation, they will submit a supplemental application for the EnerGuide home evaluation rebate and home energy improvement bonus on your behalf.
  3. Apply online for individual upgrades within six months of completing your installations with the following information:
    • your FortisBC natural gas and/or electricity account number, or municipal electricity account number from Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro
    • your email
    • scanned copies of all paid invoices showing details of all work performed, including the purchase date, make, model and installation permit numbers (if applicable).

      See the invoice and supplementary documentation requirements for more details on what to include with your rebate application.
    • If you’re not the utility account holder (e.g. property is a rental), have the account holder complete the consent form.
  4. Allow up to 90 days to process your application.

Third-party offers & services

EfficiencyBC

EfficiencyBC is a free service offered by City Green Solutions, a third-party, non-profit organization. It provides homeowners and contractors with information on energy-efficiency upgrades for homes, including:

  • Rebates from your local municipality and the Government of BC.
  • Energy Coach advice on options and incentives for saving energy. Note: FortisBC is not responsible for any advice provided by the energy coach.

Additional resources

Stay safe. Test your home for radon.

Radon is a naturally occurring, odourless gas in the soil that can enter your home through the foundation or plumbing. Exposure to radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. The only way to know if your home has a radon problem is to test. Learn more about the health risks of radon and home testing and mitigation.

Best practice guide for air sealing and insulation retrofits

Insulation must be installed in accordance with the BC Housing’s Best practice guide for air sealing and insulation retrofits.

We’re here to help

For questions about home renovation rebates, email homerebates@consumer-response.com or call 1-877-740-0055.



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This program is funded in part, by the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada. 

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