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Doing a renovation? Win $500 towards a home energy evaluation

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Rebates for upgrading your insulation are available through the Home Energy Rebate Offer, a joint program between BC Hydro and FortisBC.

Spring into energy savings with Home Energy Rebate Offer, enter to win

As spring and warmer weather approaches, it's time to get started on chores that piled up on your to-do list during the winter months.

If energy efficiency is on your list, take advantage of valuable rebates with the Home Energy Rebate Offer. The program is a partnership between BC Hydro and FortisBC and offers more than $6,000 in rebates for energy efficiency renovations and upgrades.

Visit Power Smart at a home show, enter to win a home energy evaluation

Range of rebates could help you cut energy bill by up to 30%

Rebates help make it easy for you to reduce home energy costs and improve the comfort of your home. Rebates for the following home upgrades can help you save up to 30 per cent on your energy bill:

  • Upgrading fans
  • Installing insulation
  • Investing in a new water heater
  • Improving draftproofing throughout your home.

Sound easy? Here's how it works.

Start by checking out the terms and conditions for current home renovation rebates and make sure the program is a good fit for you.

  1. If you're qualified to participate, and want to take advantage of all the upgrades required for the bonus offer and draftproofing, hire an energy advisor to complete a pre-upgrade home evaluation. This will help to establish a baseline of your current energy usage, and will pinpoint areas in your home where upgrades will make the most difference and which are best suited for your home and budget.
  2. Complete the renovations and upgrades that you've selected.
  3. After installations are complete, contact your energy advisor once again for a post-upgrade evaluation. They will help you complete your application.
  4. Finally, submit your form and include all invoices for the energy efficiency upgrades.

Learn more about home renovation rebates and see all available rebates.

Visit our team and enter to win a home energy evaluation

Our community team will be at home shows across the province over the next few months. Visit our team to learn more about the Home Energy Rebate Offer and how you can enter to win an EnerGuide* pre- and post- home energy evaluation to get you started on energy-efficient renovations. There are three prizes to be won, one for each of the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the Interior regions.

To enter, you must be eligible to participate in the Home Energy Rebate Offer, and have a home that is primarily heated by electricity.

Visit our teams at an upcoming home show and enter to win online by April 30, 2015.

Dates Event Name
February 6-8 Fraser Valley Spring Home Expo
Abbotsford
February 18-22 BC Home & Garden Show
Vancouver
February 25-26 BUILDEX
Vancouver
February 27-28 Victoria Home Reno & D├ęcor Expo
Victoria
February 27-March 1 Fraser Valley Women's Show
Chilliwack
March 20-22 North Vancouver Home Show
North Vancouver
March 21-22 CHBA Central Interior Home Show
Kamloops
March 27-28 Merritt Home Show
Merritt
March 27-29 Tri-City Spring Home Expo
Coquitlam
April 10-12 Langley Spring Home Show
Langley
April 10-12 Comox Valley Home Expo
Courtenay
April 11-12 Kamloops Home Show
Kamloops
April 18-19 Salmon Arm Home Show
Salmon Arm
April 25-26 Vernon Home Show
Vernon

Learn more about the eligibility requirements and how to apply for rebates.

*EnerGuide is an official mark of Natural Resources Canada.