Appliances

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APPLIANCE REBATES

Appliance Rebates are back October 1 – 31, 2014. Plus, see additional product offers for even more savings.

Get rebates on appliances purchased between October 1 – 31, 2014

If you purchased an eligible ENERGY STAR® appliance between October 1 – 31, 2014, you have 60 days from the purchase date to apply for your rebate. Follow the steps below to apply. All applications must be received within 60 days of purchase date in order to be eligible for a rebate.

Commercial customer? Qualifying businesses are eligible to apply. See below for details.

See the Appliance Rebate Program terms and conditions [PDF, 46 KB].

If you’re in the market for a new appliance, use the Energy Efficient Appliance Search Tool to find the products that are the most energy efficient. If you missed out on a rebate this time, check back in October for rebates offered during Power Smart Month.

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How to get an appliance rebate

  1. Check which models of ENERGY STAR® clothes washers and refrigerators are eligible for the Power Smart appliance rebate before you shop.
  2. Purchase a qualifying ENERGY STAR clothes washer or refrigerator between October 1 – 31, 2014.
  3. Submit your rebate application online within 60 days of purchase to collect your rebate.
1. Complete the rebate application form online
  • Access and complete the rebate form online.
  • A copy of your completed form will be emailed to you
  • Print, date and sign the form that is emailed to you
2. Mail your form to BC Hydro for processing
  • Mail the form along with a photocopy of your purchase invoices/receipts to the address below:

    BC Hydro Power Smart Appliance Rebate Program
    PO Box 8910
    Station Terminal
    Vancouver, B.C., V6B 9Z9
  • Include any necessary documentation if you are applying for one of the municipality rebates with your form and photocopies.
3. Track your rebate online
  • Use your reference number to track your rebate.
  • A rebate cheque is generally mailed within 10 to 12 weeks.


 

Commercial customers

Qualifying businesses are eligible to apply for rebates under the Appliance Rebate program on purchases made between October 1 – 31, 2014. Commercial customers must complete and submit the Rebate Application for Commercial Customers. See the program Terms and Conditions for Commercial Customers [PDF, 43 KB].

How eligible appliances are selected

  • Clothes washers with a Modified Energy Factor (MEF) of 3.0 are eligible for a $50 rebate.
  • Clothes washers with a Modified Energy Factor (MEF) of 3.4 are eligible for a $100 rebate.
  • Refrigerators that are 15% more efficient than the federal standard are eligible for a $50 rebate.
  • Refrigerators that are 20% more efficient than the federal standard are eligible for a $75 rebate.

Recycle your old appliances

Many small or large appliances can be recycled instead of going to the landfill. Visit the Recycling Council of British Columbia or contact the Recycling Hotline at 1 800 667 4321 to find out what can be recycled and where to recycle them.