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Grants and loans for energy-efficiency improvements

energy-upgradesWhen you make energy efficient upgrades to your home, you can reduce your annual utility costs by as much as 40%.

At the same time, reducing your carbon footprint means you are helping us reach two important Greenest City 2020 goals:

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 33% from 2007
  • Eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels

There are valuable grants and rebates available that can help offset the cost of making your home more energy efficient.

Check out the list of available programs, below. 

Incentives and rebates from banks and utilities

Government and utilities incentives

Take advantage of rebate and discount programs offered by government and local utility companies to make your home more energy efficient.

Home Renovation Rebate Program

The Home Renovation Rebate Program offered to homeowners to lower energy bills, reduce environmental impact and access rebates to offset renovation costs.

Energy-saving tips for homes and businesses

Visit the BC Hydro Power Smart website

Get energy-saving tips

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre about building and zoning


Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
Ground floor
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am to 4:00pm

Free 2-hour parking
West 10th Ave parking lot,
between Cambie and Yukon

Home Renovation Rebate ProgramGovernment and utilities incentives