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As a part of the Home Renovation Rebate and EfficiencyBC Program, FortisBC is offering a $1,000 rebate for replacing your current water heater with a high-efficiency natural gas water heater. Tankless/on-demand and storage tank systems are eligible. This upgrade can count towards the Two Upgrade Bonus or the Home Energy Improvement Bonus.

Available Rebates

Water Heater Rebate Amount
High-efficiency storage tank $200
High-efficiency tankless $400
Ultimate high-efficiency tankless (condensing) $500
Ultimate high-efficiency storage tank (condensing) $1,000

Eligibility Requirements

Upgrade Requirements

How to Apply

  1. Carefully review the terms and conditions to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Purchase an eligible natural gas water heater and have it installed by a licensed gas contractor.
  3. Once your upgrades are installed, complete the online application and upload all supporting documentation including copies of all receipts and invoices. See sample invoices.

Deadlines

  • The application form for individual upgrades must be submitted within 6 months of the invoice date of the upgrade.
  • If you have only upgraded your water heater, you may choose to submit the FortisBC Water Heater Program Application Form instead; however, you must submit the Application Package within 60 days of the water heater purchase date.
  • The application form for the Two Upgrade Bonus must be submitted after the second bonus-eligible upgrade is installed, and within 18 months of the invoice date of the first bonus-eligible upgrade.
  • The application form for the Home Energy Improvement Bonus and EnerGuide Home Evaluation Rebate must be submitted within 18 months of your pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation, and after your post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation.

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