Steps to apply
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Start by reviewing our resources to help you get started. Ensure you double check on which documents and form you'll need to support your application.
- Residential customers in the BC Hydro and/or Fortis BC service territory.
- Must be a year-round primary residence and homes must have a minimum 12 months utility billing history
- Residential dwellings, including single-family detached homes, duplexes, row homes, townhouses, or mobile homes on a permanent foundation.
Read the terms and conditions [PDF, 672 KB] for a complete list of requirements before you start your renovations.
When applying for rebates for individual renovations, you need to remember three key steps:
Receive a $300 bonus for completing any two eligible home upgrades.
- Invoice(s) must be dated on or after September 28, 2018 to qualify.
- If applying for both rebates together, application must be submitted within six months of the invoice date of the first bonus-eligible upgrade.
- If applying for rebates as you go, apply for the first rebate within six months of completing first bonus-eligible upgrade, and complete both the first and second eligible upgrade within 18 months of each other.
- Submit your bonus application within six months of the invoice date of the second eligible upgrade.
Learn more about the Two Upgrade bonus
Complete three bonus-eligible upgrades and receive $20 per percentage reduction in your homes' EnerGuide rating measured in gigajoules per year (GJ/year).
Step 1: Complete your pre-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation with a program qualified home energy advisor.
Step 2: Complete your three or more eligible upgrades. You have 18 months from your pre- evaluation to complete all three upgrades
Step 3: Complete your post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation to establish your home's new EnerGuide rating.
Step 4: Submit your online application for your home energy improvement bonus within six months of the date of the post-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluations.
- Invoice(s) must be date on or after September 28, 2018 to qualify and the pre-upgrade EnerGuide evaluation must take place on/after September 28,2018.
- Install all Upgrades within 18 months of the pre-upgrade EnerGuide evaluation
- Have your Energy Advisor submit the Energy Advisor supported rebates form after your post-upgrade EnerGuide assessment. Provide your Energy Advisor with your application reference number.
Learn more about the Home Energy Improvement bonus
View full list of current rebates [PDF, 407 KB].
Keys to a successful rebate application
When applying for rebates you need to remember these key steps:
- Ensure your renovations meet our product eligibility requirements. Read the terms and conditions [PDF, 546 KB].
- You will need to submit your receipts/invoices. Read the invoice and supplemental information [PDF, 447 KB] requirements for details.
- Apply within six months of of the upgrade invoice date.
- Once you've completed one or more qualifying upgrade(s), you may apply for a rebate(s). If you plan to complete multiple upgrades, you can wait to apply for rebates all at once. However, rebate applications must be received within 6 months of the invoice date of the first upgrade.
- For bonus applications – You can apply for each upgrade separately or you can apply for all upgrades all at once, as long as it is within 6 months of the invoice date of the first upgrade.