CleanBC rebates

How to Apply for CleanBC Rebates

To apply for CleanBC rebates, follow these detailed steps:

1. Log In:

2. Initial Confirmation:

  • Select ‘No’ when asked if you have participated in the CleanBC Income Qualified Program.
  • Click “I have reviewed the requirements and collected the necessary documentation.”
  • Click “Next.”

3. Utility Account Information:

  1. Complete the following based on your information:
    • Electric utility provider
    • Electric utility account number
    • Postal/zip code
  2. If applicable, provide your natural gas utility account information:
    • Natural gas utility provider
    • Natural gas utility account number
  3. Confirm Utility Account Management
    • Select “Yes I am the utility account holder or authorized to manage the utility account.”
    • Click “Next.”

4. Personal and Home Details:

  • Enter personal details: First name, last name, phone number, and email address.
  • Specify your home type (e.g., single-family detached, row/townhouse, duplex, mobile home, apartment, or condominium).
  • Provide additional home details: Year built, number of adults in the household, home size, address, city/town, and postal code.

5. Heating and Water Heating Information:

  1. Primary Heating Type Before and After Upgrades: You’ll need to select what types of heating systems were used in your home before any upgrades and what types have been installed as replacements. Here are the options you might see:
    • Natural gas furnace
    • Natural gas boiler
    • Natural gas radiant in-floor heating
    • Natural gas combined space and water heater
    • Electric boiler
    • Heat pump (air source, air-to-water)
    • Electric baseboard
    • Electric furnace-forced air
    • Tank propane furnace/boiler
    • Piped propane furnace/boiler
    • Oil furnace, oil boiler
    • Wood stove
    • Electric radiant in-floor heat
    • Electric radiant ceiling tiles
    • Other specific heating types as applicable
  2. Additional or Supplemental Heating: If you have additional heating systems that complement the primary heating, details about these should also be provided. Examples include:
    • Electric baseboard
    • Electric furnace
    • Oil forced air furnace
    • Propane forced air furnace
    • Wood stove
    • Gas radiant ceiling tiles
    • Natural gas fireplace
  1. Primary Water Heating Type Before and After Upgrades:
    Similar to the heating system, you will select the primary method of water heating before any upgrades and the system installed afterwards. Options include:
    • Electricity
    • Natural Gas
    • Heat pump water heater (air source, air-to-water)
    • Tank propane
    • Piped propane
    • Oil
  2. Confirmation of Selections:
    After entering all the heating and water heating information, you will need to click a confirmation that your selections are correct.

6. Upgrade Details

  1. Selecting the Upgrades:

    You’ll choose from a list of upgrades that you completed in your home under “Space heating”. These upgrades include:
    • I have installed a new heat pump and want to apply for a rebate.
    • I have installed a new air-to-water heat pump system and want to apply for a rebate.
    • I have completed electric service upgrade(s) to my home to install a heat pump and want to apply for a rebate.
    • I have installed a new natural gas fireplace and want to apply for a rebate.

    After choosing the upgrade(s), click “Next”
  1. Details about the Contractor and Invoice:

    • Invoice Date: The date when your heat pump was installed.
    • After entering the date, click “Next”
  • Contractor Information: You must provide the name of the contractor company that performed the upgrade.
  • Invoice Date: The date when the invoice was issued for the work completed.
  1. Details about the Heat Pump:

    • AHRI Reference Number: For heat pump installations, an Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) reference number is often required to verify that the equipment installed meets specific performance standards.
    • No. of Tons: For heat pump installations, specify the capacity of the system in tons, which is crucial for determining rebate eligibility based on system size.
    • Location of Indoor Head: If you installed a system like a split heat pump, you might need to specify where the indoor unit is located within your home.
    • Total Cost: The overall cost of the product and installation, which is crucial for determining the rebate amount.
    • Details of a Second Heat Pump: If applicable, you’ll provide information about any additional heat pump units installed.

7. Uploading Required Documents

  • Invoice Upload: You must upload a copy of the invoice from the contractor. This document should clearly state all the work done and the costs involved.
  • Proof of Removal: If your upgrade involved replacing an old system, you might need to upload documentation proving the old system was removed or decommissioned.
  • After uploading all required files, click “Next” to continue.

8. Promotional Codes and Bonuses

  • Enter any applicable promo codes or bonuses to potentially increase the total rebate amount.
  • Click “Next” to continue.