Appliance rebates

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Appliance rebates will return this fall

Rebates on energy-efficient appliances will return this fall. In the meantime, if you're in the market for a new appliance, use our search tool to find the most energy-efficient models that will help you save on your electricity bill.

If you did purchase an eligible appliance between May 1 and June 30, 2016, follow the steps below to apply for your rebate. Your application must be received within 60 days from the date of purchase.

Already submitted your application? Track the status of your rebate online.

How to get your appliance rebate

Complete the online rebate application to apply for your rebate(s). You only have to submit one application form even if you're applying for multiple rebates, including those from the retailer, manufacturer and your local municipality. 

Once you complete and submit the form, a copy of your completed application will be emailed to you.

Submit your proof of purchase within 60 days of purchasing your appliance to us by:

  • Email: Reply to the email confirmation you receive from us and include scanned copies of your proof of purchase and any additional documentation required for municipality rebates. Include your reference number in the subject line of your email.
  • Mail: Submit a printed copy of your application along with your proof of purchase and any additional documentation required for municipality rebates to the mailing address below.

Please note that details such as the store name and address where you made the purchase, the make and the model of the appliance(s), the invoice number, and the date of purchase must be legible on the receipt.

BC Hydro Appliance Rebate Program
PO Box 8910
Station Terminal
Vancouver, B.C., V6B 4X3

See the appliance rebates terms and conditions [PDF, 59 KB].

Available rebates

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR® qualified clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.

Best Buy

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified LG clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.

The Home Depot

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.
  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified LG clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.

Samsung

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified Samsung clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.

Abbotsford/Mission Water & Sewer Services

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers. Utilities bill section of Property Tax Notice (Mission) or copy of Bi-Monthly Utility Bill (Abbotsford) is required along with your proof of purchase.

City of Coquitlam

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

City of Nanaimo

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

City of New Westminster

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

City of North Vancouver

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

City of Richmond

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers. Before and after photos of old and new clothes washer in place are required for this rebate along with your proof of purchase.  

City of Vancouver

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

Municipality of North Cowichan

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers, refrigerators and clothes dryers.

Regional District of Nanaimo

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

The District of North Vancouver

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

Township of Langley

  • Save $50 - $100 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

District of West Vancouver

  • Save $50 on select ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers.

 

Commercial customers

If you're a qualifying business customer and purchased eligible appliances between May 1 and June 30, 2016, you have 60 days from the date of purchase to apply for your rebate(s).  

See the terms and conditions [PDF, 41 KB] for commercial appliance rebates.

Track your rebate online

Track the status of your rebate online. Use the reference number provided in the email sent to you with your completed application form.

How eligible appliances are selected

  • Clothes washers with an Integrated Modified Energy Factor (IMEF) of 2.74 – 2.91 are eligible for a $50 rebate.
  • Clothes washers with an Integrated Modified Energy Factor (IMEF) of 2.92 or higher are eligible for a $100 rebate.
  • Refrigerators that are 10% more efficient than the federal standard are eligible for a $50 rebate.
  • Refrigerators that are 15% more efficient than the federal standard are eligible for a $100 rebate.
  • Clothes dryers that are ENERGY STAR labelled are eligible for a $50 rebate.
  • Clothes dryers with a Combined Energy Factor (CEF) of 4.3 or higher or ENERGY STAR gas clothes dryers are eligible for a $100 rebate.

Recycle your old appliances

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