Rebate bundle: Home renovations

Air source heat pump rebate

Door & window rebates

Heat pump water heater rebate

Home renovation bonus rebates

Insulation rebates

Natural gas fireplace rebate

Natural gas furnace & boiler rebates

Natural gas water heater rebate

Install two or more eligible energy-efficiency upgrades and you could qualify for home renovation bonus rebates from $300 to $2,000.

Natural gas fireplace rebate

If you’re buying a new natural gas fireplace for your home, townhouse or condominium, upgrade to an eligible EnerChoice® model and you could get a $300 rebate.

Eligibility

  1. You must be either:
  1. a residential natural gas customer, and your FortisBC gas account must be in your name
  2. or

  3. the owner of a strata unit in FortisBC’s gas service area, and the FortisBC gas account must be in the strata’s name.
  1. The EnerChoice fireplace you purchase must be on our eligible fireplace list. (Note: not all EnerChoice models qualify for a rebate.)
  2. Your application must be postmarked within 60 days of the purchase date.

Review residential natural gas customers' terms and conditions.

Review strata unit owners' terms and conditions.

Rebate details

The EnerChoice designation was developed by fireplace manufacturers to identify the most energy-efficient natural gas fireplaces. To qualify for EnerChoice, hearths must have a minimum fireplace efficiency rating of:

  • 62.4 per cent or higher for fireplaces
  • 61 per cent or higher for inserts
  • 66 per cent or higher for freestanding stoves

We offer rebates on the highest efficiency models that meet our requirements.

UpgradeRebateRequirements
EnerChoice natural gas fireplace, insert or freestanding stove$300

How to apply

Choose one:

Residential natural gas customer with a FortisBC account

  1. Purchase an eligible EnerChoice fireplace and have it installed by a gas contractor licensed with Technical Safety BC. You can find a licensed gas contractor through our online directory, and fireplace retailers are listed on the EnerChoice website.
  2. Complete the fireplace rebate application for homeowners and 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 contactor’s Technical Safety BC licence number. See a sample invoice for fireplaces for specific requirements.
  3. Email or mail your completed application and copies of supporting documents within 60 days of the installation date to:

    rebates@fortisbc.com

    or

    EnerChoice Fireplace Program
    FortisBC
    P.O. Box 9090
    Surrey, BC, V3T 5W4

Note: if mailing, registered mail is recommended.

  1. Applications may take up to 90 days to process

Strata unit owner where the FortisBC account is in the strata’s name

  1. Once you’ve received approval from your strata, purchase an eligible EnerChoice fireplace and have it installed by a gas contractor licensed with Technical Safety BC. You can find a licensed gas contractor through our online directory, and fireplace retailers are listed on the EnerChoice website.
  2. Complete the fireplace rebate application for stratas and have your strata complete Section 3, as they hold the FortisBC natural gas account. You’ll also need to 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. See a sample invoice for fireplaces for specific requirements.
  3. Email or mail your completed application and copies of supporting documents within 60 days of the installation date to:

    rebates@fortisbc.com

    or

    EnerChoice Fireplace Program
    FortisBC
    P.O. Box 9090
    Surrey, BC, V3T 5W4

Note: if mailing, registered mail is recommended.

  1. Applications may take up to 90 days to process.

Third-party offers & services

EfficiencyBC

For advice on options and incentives for energy-efficiency upgrades for homes, contact the Efficiency BC Energy Coach. It’s a free service offered by City Green Solutions, a third-party, non-profit organization. Note: FortisBC is not responsible for any advice provided by the energy coach.

Additional rebates for replacing a wood stove

The Province of BC and local communities are offering incentives to exchange wood stoves with cleaner burning options such as natural gas fireplaces. These rebates are independent of FortisBC and have their own eligibility criteria. To learn more, visit the Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program.

We’re here to help

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