ENERGY STAR Water Heater Rebate

Switch out your existing water heater to a natural gas Energy Star Water Heater to save on energy costs and you could be eligible for a rebate of up to $1,000.

Basic Requirements:

  1. The home must have:
    • a residential FortisBC natural gas account (except for strata unit owners installing EnerChoice fireplaces) and/or
    • a residential FortisBC or municipal electricity account of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro
  2. The home must be either an existing single-family home, duplex, row home, townhouse, stacked home or mobile home on a permanent foundation. Apartments and condos are eligible for fireplace rebates only.
  3. The home must have a minimum of 12 months of continuous utility billing prior to the upgrades being made.
  4. The existing primary water heating system must be replaced with a new, eligible natural gas water heater. Warranty replacements are not eligible.
  5. The water heater must be installed by a Technical Safety BC licensed gas contractor with a GST number and a valid BC business licence.
  6. Rebates cannot exceed the paid cost on the invoice.
  7. Only one rebate per home for a primary space heating system and a water heater is allowed.*
  8. Applications must be submitted within six months of the invoice date.
  9. Additional eligibility requirements apply.

*A primary space heating system is a furnace, boiler, combination system or an air source heat pump. Natural gas fireplaces are considered secondary space heating systems.

Qualifying ENERGY STAR Water Heater Types:

Storage tank 0.67 to 0.70 $200
Condensing tankless 0.90 to 0.99 $1,000
Condensing storage tank up to 98 percent $1,000

For more information on switching your existing water heater to a natural gas ENERGY STAR Water Heater, call us today!

Visit our showroom to see the latest in heating technology