Benefits of taking part: rebates and more!
We are running a pilot program with Vancity to learn what energy and cost savings can be achieved in single family, duplex, and townhomes by using a smart thermostat.
The pilot study runs from September 2015 to December 2016. It will help us learn:
Applications to take part are now closed.
Smart thermostats can learn from your behaviours or sense when you're home, adjusting temperature accordingly, and automatically allowing you to control the climate of your home remotely.
You can tell a smart thermostat to turn off after you leave the house for work, and then spring back into action in just enough time to make the house nice and toasty or cool and comfortable depending on the season, by the time you to get home.
You must be a Vancouver resident with a FortisBC account to be eligible. Select 'Show more' to see all requirements.
In order to qualify for the pilot program, your home must be:
In addition, you must:
You will complete two surveys and provide us with your utility billing data over 12 months. Select 'Show more' for details.
Find details on the smart thermostat you selected for the pilot program, including links to installation guides and online tutorials.
Accepted in the pilot? Know how to get your rebates, how to send us your energy use data, and other program details.