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BC Hydro doubles select home renovation rebates

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Qualifying energy-efficiency upgrades to windows and doors, along with heat pumps for space and water heating, get double the usual rebate amount for a limited time under BC Hydro's home renovation rebate program.

In response to COVID-19, rebates double for heat pumps, windows and doors

In a bid to help restart the B.C. economy and help customers save energy in their homes, BC Hydro is doubling rebate amounts for select energy-efficient upgrades including heat pumps (for space or water heating), windows and doors. There's also a bonus offer for those who hire a Program Registered Contractor to take advantage of existing insulation upgrade rebates.

The doubled offer and insulation bonus offer are available for a limited time. You're eligible if you're a BC Hydro customer who meets a minimum electricity use requirement – use our program eligibility tool to ensure you're eligible.

To qualify, customers will need to register for a promo code, which will be sent via email, on bchydro.com between October 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Upgrades need to be completed and invoiced by March 31, 2021.

Eligible upgrades (with maximum rebate amounts) include:

  • Up to $2,000 for variable speed mini split air source heat pumps, either single or multi-head installations, with an HSPF of at least 9.3 and a SEER of at least 16.
  • Up to $4,000 for variable speed central air source heat pumps with an HSPF of at least 9.3 and a SEER of at least 16.
  • Up to $2,000 for heat pump hot water heaters
  • $200 per window or door, for products with a U-factor of 1.22 or less
  • $200 per customer for Insulation upgrades performed by a Program Registered Contractor, for renovations that qualify for a minimum $500 insulation rebate.

Get details about BC Hydro rebates for heat pump, window and door, insulation, and heat pump water heating.

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