Municipal Top Ups
A growing number of local governments in BC are offering top-up rebates (Municipal Top-ups) to the Home Renovation Rebate and EfficiencyBC Program. Limited time offer – Act now, as municipal top-up incentives will be approved on a first come first serve basis.
Currently there are two top-up options available:
EnerGuide Home Evaluation Top-up: A $150 top-up to participants that complete a pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation. This top-up is in addition to the $300 EnerGuide Home Evaluation rebate available through the Home Renovation Rebate and EfficiencyBC Program.
Convert to Electric Heat Pump Space Heating Top-up: Participants that switch from a fossil fuel (oil, natural gas or propane) space heating system to an electric air-source heat pump (including mini-splits, multi-splits, central, and combination space & water systems) are eligible for either a $350 or $2000 top-up rebate. These top-ups are in addition to the individual rebates and the Home Energy Improvement Bonus rebate.
How to apply: There is no additional application required for the Municipal Top-up offers. Your eligibility is automatically assessed when submit a Home Renovation Rebate and EfficiencyBC application for the applicable rebates.To find full rebate program requirements, deadlines, and application steps, check out the incentive search tool.
Current Municipal Offers
|Municipality||EnerGuide Evaluation Top-up||Convert to Electric Heat Pump Space Heating Top-up|
|City of Vancouver||$150||$2000|
|Capital Regional District*||$350|
|City of Victoria*||$350|
|District of Saanich*||$350|
|City of Kamloops||$150|
|City of Richmond||$150|
|City of Campbell River||$150||$2000|
|Comox Valley Regional District||$150||$350|
|City of North Vancouver||$150||$350|
|Resort Municipality of Whistler||$2000|
*Residents of Victoria and Saanich can combine their incentive with Captial Regional District (Total of $700 Municipal Top-up).
Local Governments interested in offering municipal top-ups are encouraged to contact: efficiencyBC@gov.bc.ca