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The Home Energy Improvement Bonus is a rebate of up to $2000 for installing three or more eligible energy efficiency upgrades between two EnerGuide home evaluations. Receive $20 for every percentage you reduce your EnerGuide rating (Gigajoule/ year) between your pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluations. For more information see ” How does the home Energy Improvement Bonus work?” and “How much will my incentive be for the Home Energy Improvement Bonus?“.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a FortisBC, BC Hydro, or municipal utility
  • You must live in an eligible home.
  • Your home must be primarily heated with:
    • Natural Gas or piped-propane supplied by FortisBC
    • Electricity supplied by FortisBC, BC Hydro, or a municipal utility
    • Oil or propane not supplied FortisBC
  • Homes primarily heated by wood or other solid fossil fuels are not eligible.
  • You must complete a pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation before installing bonus eligible upgrades and a post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation after finishing the installation of your upgrades.
  • You must install a minimum of three bonus-eligible upgrades and have a post-retrofit evaluation within 18 monthsof the date of your pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation.
  • The pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation must be completed on or after September 28, 2018. The post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation must be completed after September 28, 2018.
  • The home must have a minimum of 12 months of consecutive utility billing history.

Upgrade Requirements

In addition to all eligibility requirements for the individual rebates, you must meet the requirements as listed below:

How to Apply

  1. Carefully review the terms and conditions to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Complete a pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation with a Program-Qualified Energy Advisor.
  3. Install three or more bonus-eligible upgrades.
  4. Complete a post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation.
  5. Complete the online application and upload copies of your supporting documentation within 6 months after completing your post-retrofit energy evaluation. See sample invoices.

Deadlines

  • The application form for individual upgrades must be submitted within 6 monthsof the invoice date of each upgrade.
  • The application form for the Home Energy Improvement Bonus and EnerGuide Home Evaluation Rebate must be submitted within 6 months of the date of your post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation. You must complete your post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation within 18 months of your pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation.

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