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Home renovation rebates

Vancouver homeowners can take advantage of several home renovation rebates offered through the Home Renovation Rebates and CleanBC Better Homes Program, a partnership between the Province of BC, BC Hydro, and Fortis BC.

Benefits of participating

Home energy efficiency upgrades can save up to 30% of home energy costs and provide a more comfortable home year round.

As an eligible participant you have the opportunity to receive:

  • Over $10,000 in home renovation rebates
  • Bonus offers for making 2 or more upgrades
  • Access to a hotline to connect with energy experts to answer questions relating to choosing upgrades, finding a contractor, technical product questions, program eligibility, and more

Rebates available

There are a variety of upgrades that are eligible for rebates.

Individual Upgrades Rebate
Insulation (attic, basement crawlspace, exterior wall cavity/sheathing) Up to $5,500
ENERGY STAR® windows/doors Up to $3,000​
Air source heat pump Up to $5,000
Natural gas ENERGY STAR furnace Up to $700
Natural gas ENERGY STAR boiler $1,000
Electric heat pump water heater $1,000
Natural gas water heater Up to $1,000
Natural gas combination heating and hot water system $1,500
EnerChoice® fireplace $300 per unit

 

Bonus and special offers Details
Two upgrade bonus
  • Install any two of the above upgrades and receive a $300 bonus
  • Upgrades must be completed within 18 months of each other
Home energy Improvement Bonus
  • Pre and post- Upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation required
  • Install any three of the above and receive $20 per % GJ change based on your EnerGuide report
  • Upgrades must be completed within 18 months of the pre-upgrade EnerGuide Home Evaluation
  • Maximum rebate is $2,000
EnerGuide Home Evaluation Rebate
  • $450 for completing a pre and post- Upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation

Homes built before 1940 

If your home is built before 1940 or is a heritage house, see additional grants available from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation. .