To access rebates from the Home Renovation Rebate and EfficiencyBC Program you are required to provide supporting documentation (invoices from the contractor) with your rebate application. Please read the terms and conditions for a complete list of invoice and supplementary documentation requirements.
Invoices must meet these requirements:
- All service invoices/receipts must indicate details of the work performed and the address where the work was performed.
- The contractor’s company name, contact information (phone and/or email), address and GST number must be on the invoices.
- All product purchase invoices/receipts must have the product’s brand, model number, and purchase date.
- Gas installation requires a natural gas permit number and Technical Safety BC (TSBC) gas contractor licence number. Formerly called, BC Safety Authority (BCSA).
- Window invoices must include the Canadian ENERGY STAR qualification of each window and door including the NRCan reference numbers for each window and doors and the U-factor rating (W/m2K) of each window and door.
- All copies of invoices and documentation must be clear and legible.
For detailed documentation requirements by energy upgrade see below for sample invoices that show what the contractor/homeowner should include.
- Windows and doors
- Air source heat pump
- Air source heat pump if converting from fossil fuel heating
- Heat pump water heater
- Natural gas furnace or boiler
- Natural gas fireplace
- Natural gas water heater
Some rebates require additional supporting documentation. Be sure to go over the terms and conditions for a complete list of invoice and supplementary documentation requirements.
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