CleanBC Better Homes and
Home Renovation Rebate Program

CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program

The CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Programs, administered by BC Hydro, FortisBC, and the Province of BC, offer rebates for improving home energy efficiency through select upgrades.

 

Overview:
  • Rebate Amount: Up to $6,000
  • Eligibility: B.C. residents living in eligible homes with residential utility accounts with BC Hydro, FortisBC, or municipal utilities
  • Application Deadline: Must be submitted within 6 months of the invoice date
  • Funding Provided By: Province of British Columbia, BC Hydro, FortisBC
Rebate Categories:
  • Heat Pumps: Includes municipal top-ups
  • Natural Gas Furnaces and Boilers: No municipal top-ups available
  • Water Heating
  • Secondary Space Heating: No municipal top-ups available
  • Building Envelope Upgrades: No municipal top-ups available
  • Bonus and Special Offers: Eligible for either the Two Upgrade Bonus or the Home Energy Improvement Bonus, but not both
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Home Requirements:
    1. Must be a year-round primary residence at least 12 months old.
    2. Must have a residential utility account with FortisBC, BC Hydro, or a municipal utility.
    3. Eligible home types include single-family homes, mobile homes, duplexes, triplexes, row homes, or townhomes with separate utility meters.
  • Primary Heating System: Must primarily use natural gas, piped-propane, electricity, oil, propane (not supplied by FortisBC), wood, or other solid fuels.
  • Contractor Requirements:
    1. Upgrades must be installed by a licensed contractor with a valid B.C. business license for the applicable trade.
    2. As of July 1, 2022, heat pump installations require a Home Performance Contractor Network (HPCN) member.
How to Apply:
  1. Before You Begin:
    • Read the Program Requirements and Additional Terms and Conditions.
    • Purchase and install an eligible heat pump by a licensed contractor.
    • Provide proof of fossil fuel system removal if switching to a heat pump.
  2. Application Process:
    • Complete the online application.
    • Upload supporting documentation, including receipts and invoices.
    • Use the BC Hydro Online application for bonus offers involving both a heat pump and a natural gas fireplace or water heater.

For more detailed information and to apply, visit the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program Page.

Let BluTek Solutions be your guide in navigating the rebate application process. Choose us for expert energy evaluation services and ensure you maximize your benefits under the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program. Partner with us and take a confident step towards enhancing your home’s energy efficiency and enjoying substantial savings.