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Grants and Rebate Programs

 Many grants and financial assistance programs are offered by the various government levels to help you realise projects to optimize your home comfort and reduce your energy bills. Check the list below to help you find the program that corresponds to the type of system you wish to install and to learn more about the amounts you are entitled to.

Informations given on this site are for reference only. In case of disparity, the information supplied by government websites prevails.

British Columbia

BC Hydro

Home Renovation Rebates

Provided in partnership by BC Hydro Power Smart and FortisBC, this Program offers homeowners a wide variety of incentives to help reduce ongoing energy costs. Rebates are provided for both natural gas and electric energy-efficient upgrades, including insulation, draftproofing, ventilation, ENERGY STAR® certified hot water and heating systems.

To find out more, click here.

Email: homerebates@bchydro.com
Telephone: 1 (877) 338-3347

To view all available rebates offered by BC hydro, visit https://www.bchydro.com/powersmart/residential/savings-and-rebates/current-rebates-buy-backs/home-renovation-rebates/rebates.html

 

 

 

Efficiency BC

This Program provides rebates for improving a home's energy efficiency through select upgrades (including ENERGY STAR certified products).

To find out more, click here.

BC Hydro clients:

Email : homerebates@bchydro.com
Telephone: 1 (877)-338-3347

Fortis BC clients:

Email : homerebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (877) 740-0055

 

 

 

Energy Conservation Assistance Program

This Program, in partnership with BC Hydro Power Smart, provides qualified, low-income natural gas residential customers with a free home energy evaluation, free installation of energy saving products and personalized advice to help them save energy and money on their utility bill. The energy saving products installed may include.

To find out more, click here.

Email : ecap@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

 

Heat Pump Service Rebate

This Program offers a $50 rebate to customers who have their heat pump serviced.

To find out more, click here.

Email: electricrebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

 

New Home Construction

This Program, in collaboration with BC Hydro Power Smart, encourages customers to build energy-efficient homes (to ENERGY STAR standards). Incentives are available for the construction of new single family homes, row homes, duplexes and townhouses. Customers who achieve an EnerGuide 82® rating are eligible to receive a whole home rebate.

To find out more, click here.

Email: electricrebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

 

Air Source Heat Pump Rebate

This Program offers homeowners a rebate when installing a qualifying high-efficiency central air source heat pump (including ENERGY STAR® models).

To find out more, click here.

Email: electricrebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

 

Home Renovation Bonus Rebates

This Program offers rebates to homeowners who choose two or more eligible upgrades (consult web site) to be eligible for the bonus rebate of $300. If a program-qualified energy advisor is hired to perform a pre- and post-upgrade EnerGuide® home evaluation and they make three or more upgrades, they could be eligible for up to $2,300 in rebates.

To find out more, click here.

Email: homerebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

 

Heat Pump Water Heater Rebate

This Program offers homeowners a rebate when replacing their electric water heater with a qualifying heat pump model (including an ENERGY STAR certified product), which works by capturing warmth from the home's ambient air, using it to heat the domestic water.

To find out more, click here.

Email : homerebates@fortisbc.com
Telephone: 1 (866) 436-7847

Alberta

Energy Efficiency Alberta

Home Improvement Rebates

Work with a participating Alberta contractor to increase your at-home energy efficiency with improved insulation, upgraded windows and tankless water heaters—all at a great discount.

To find out more, click here.

Email: customsolutions@efficiencyalberta.ca
Telephone: 1 (844) 357-5604

 

 

 

Town of BANFF

Residential Environmental Rebates

Banff residents can receive financial rebates if they choose energy-efficient and renewable energy components for their homes.

To find out more, click here.

Email: kerry.macinnis@banff.ca
Telephone: (403) 762-1215

 

 

 

City of EDMONTON

Home Energy Plan

This Program will help homeowners prioritize what renovations to make and take advantage of available rebates and incentives. Rebates include insulation, home heating systems, windows, tankless water heaters, drain water heat recovery, HRV/ERVs, and more (including ENERGY STAR® models).

Follow these 4 simple steps:

  1. Complete your ÉnerGuide * home evaluation. Choose and energy advisor and schedule your home energy evaluation.
  2. Get your custom home report. The report will be available online within 2-3 weeks after your home energy evaluation is complete. The report will show you where the best savings are in your home and will list all available energy-efficiency rebates.
  3. Complete the recommended upgrades and apply for your rebate.
  4. Receive your rebate

To find out more, click here.

Email: hello@efficiencyalberta.ca
Telephone: 1 (844) 357-5604

Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro

Energy Finance Plan

The Energy Finance Plan is a convenient on-bill financing for upgrades to gas and electrical systems. It is available to Manitoba Hydro residential, commercial, farm, and seasonal customers. The plan aims to finance improvements to gas and electricity systems.

To find out more, click here

Email: energyexpert@hydro.mb.ca
Telephone: 1 (888) 624-9376

 

 

Pay As You Save Financing

Pay as you save financing is a convenient and affordable financing option if you want to make energy efficiency upgrades to your home. It allows you to use the estimated annual utility savings from making an energy efficiency upgrade to pay for your upgrade (or a part thereof). Your annual savings are averaged out over 12 months and used to calculate your monthly payment, which will be added to your energy bill.

To find out more, click here

Email: energyexpert@hydro.mb.ca
​Telephone: 1 (888) 624-9376

 

 

Home Energy Efficiency Loan

Our Home Energy Efficiency Loan is a convenient and affordable financing option if you want to make energy efficiency upgrades to your home. The monthly payment will be added to your energy bill and no down payment is required.

To find out more, click here

Email: energyexpert@hydro.mb.ca
​Telephone: 1 (888) 624-9376

 

Residential Earth Power Loan - cold climate air source heat pumps

This program helps homeowners cover the cost of installing a cold climate air source heat pump.

 

To find out more, click here

Email: energyexpert@hydro.mb.ca
​Telephone: 1 (888) 624-9376

 

Heat Ventilator Control Program

A 150$ discount is offered to homeowners who install a heat ventilator control program that will automatically turn the HRV on and off to keep your home at a set humidity level. A heat ventilator control program can reduce your energy bill and increase your comfort.  

 

To find out more, click here

Email: energyexpert@hydro.mb.ca
​Telephone: 1 (888) 624-9376

Ontario

Genworth Financial Canada

Energy Efficient Housing Program

Genworth offers premium savings when Genworth Canada insurance is obtained for home-buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy-saving renovations.

To find out more, click here.

Email: mortgage.info@genworth.com
Telephone: 1 (800) 511-8888

 

 

 

Save on Energy - Home Assistance Program

The Save on Energy Home Assistance program offers free energy-efficient upgrades for tenants and social housing providers, as well as an in-home energy assessment to help uncover more ways to save.

To find out more, click here.

Email: hap@greensaver.org
Telephone: 1 (855) 591-0877

 

 

 

City of Toronto

The city of Toronto offers homeowners low-interest loans of up to $75,000 to cover the cost of home energy improvements.

Follow these 5 simple steps:

  1. Complete an application form. Once your application is approved by the city, you will receive a funding offer that states the maximum amount that your property is eligible to receive through the Home Energy Loan Program.
  2. Book a home energy assessment with an Energy Advisor. Once the assessment is complete, you will receive:
  • A renovation upgrade report with recommendations for specific improvements.
  • An EnerGuide rating based on your home’s current energy performance.
  • Information on available incentives and rebates

Submit a funding request based on your goals and budget.

  1. After having approved your funding request, the city will send a Property Owner Agreement, which you must sign and return to the City.
  2. Complete your improvements, book your post-retrofit home energy assessment and submit your completion report.
  3. Repay the loan over time via your property tax bill.

To find out more, click here.

Email: homeenergyloan@toronto.ca
Telephone: 416-392-1826

Quebec

Rénoclimat

Rénoclimat is the AEE (Agence de l’efficacité énergétique) energy efficiency renovation program whose mandate is to help home owners get an energy efficiency rating for their home (single-family, semi-detached or row house (town house)) and to help them get grants and tax credits for home improvement work.

If you are installing or replacing mechanical systems (ventilation system, water heater, heat pump, geothermal heating system).

Five easy steps to follow...

  1. Before undertaking your renovations, schedule an appointment for an evaluation of your home with a Rénoclimat energy advisor. To do so, simply dial 1-866-266-0008.
  2. The advisor will provide you with an evaluation report that contains the list of recommended energy-saving renovations and the EnerGuide rating of your home.
  3. Use it to plan and carry out the renovations.
  4. Get a post-renovation Rénoclimat energy evaluation no later than 18 months after your first evaluation. To receive financial assistance under the Rénoclimat program, your renovations must have increased your EnerGuide rating (measure that calculates the energy efficiency of your home) by two points or more.
  5. Receive a financial assistance cheque by mail 6-8 weeks after the post-work evaluation of your home.

The program will be available until March 31st, 2021.

To find out more, click here.

Email: renseignements@teq.gouv.qc.ca
Telephone: (877) 727-6655

 

 

 

 Chauffez vert

Financial assistance is available to you under the Chauffez vert program for the replacement of fossil-fueled systems (heating system and water heater) with systems that use electricity or other renewable sources of energy.

  • You will improve the energy efficiency of your home.
  • You will reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.
  • You can benefit from financial assistance.
  • And that is without taking into account the recurrent savings generated by a new high-performance system.
  • Chauffez-vert is for owners (individuals or companies) of homes situated within the territory of Québec. An owner can submit an application for each of the homes they own.

Launched in October 2013, the program will be available until March 31st, 2021.  

To find out more, click here.

Email: renseignements@teq.gouv.qc.ca
Telephone: 1 (866) 266-0008

 

 

 

 Énergir

Smart thermostat grant

Designed to give you optimal comfort and peace of mind, the smart thermostat is connected to a local Wi-Fi network.  This allows you to control your heating and air conditioning system remotely via the Internet or a mobile application. Some smart thermostats can even auto-program themselves based on your habits! Énergir will pay you an incentive of up to $100 when you install a smart thermostat and participate in the program (the grant may not exceed 75% of the cost of the device)².

*This program is designed for occupants of residential buildings that have a natural gas central heating system or who wish to connect their homes to the natural gas network. Other conditions may apply. Program conditions and grant amounts may also be subject to change without prior notice. In all cases, the grant will be paid to the holder of the Énergir account number.

For more information, click here.

Email : info@energir.com
Call : 1 (800) 875-6202

 

 

 

 Éconologis

 

Energy efficiency program for low-income households

  • Component 1: Éconologis offers free, personalised advice and minor work to improve the comfort of your home and better manage your energy consumption.
    Households that are eligible for the Éconologis program can also have their refrigerator replaced without making any additional requests. This service is offered in partnership with Hydro-Québec.
  • Component 2: Éconologis also offers, under certain conditions, the installation of electronic thermostats.

For more information, click here.

Email: renseignements@teq.gouv.qc.ca
Telephone: (877) 727-665

 

 

 

 Gazifère

Air Exchanger with Heat Recovery Ventilator Program

Homeowners who purchase an air exchanger equipped with a heat recovery system (including ENERGY STAR® certified models) can receive up to 350$ in financial support.  

To find out more, click here.

Email: info@gazifere.com
Telephone: (866) 771-8321

New Brunswick

Energy NB

Total Home Energy Saving Program

The Total Home Energy Savings Program offers money back on efficiency upgrades. Efficiency upgrades include insulation and air-sealing, high efficiency central heating systems, and more. The program helps you lower your energy bill whilst increasing your comfort and helping the environment.

To find out more, click here.

Telephone: 1 (800) 663-6272

 

New Home Energy Savings Program

This program offers custom recommendations on your building plans and up to $10,000 in incentives for energy efficiency improvements.

To find out more, click here.

Telephone: 1 (800) 663-6272

Nova Scotia

Efficiency Nova-Scotia

New Home Construction

Get custom recommendations on your building plans to help improve the energy efficiency of your new home, plus receive up to $7,000 in rebates.

To find out more, click here.

Email: info@efficiencyns.ca
Telephone: 1 (877) 999-6035

 

Home Energy Assessment

Efficiency Nova-Scotia helps homeowners learn how to save energy in their homes. Energy advisors come evaluate your home and offer rebates and/or financing. Your home will get an EnerGuide label which includes a rating of its energy performance. You’ll also get a recommendation upgrade report that has prioritized efficiency upgrades that you can use as a road map to save energy and money.

To find out more, click here.

Email: info@efficiencyns.ca
Telephone: 1 (877) 999-6035

Newfoundland and Labrador

Energy Efficiency Loan Program

TakeCHARGE is partnering with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to subsidize the financing required to purchase and install a qualified heat pump, insulation and/or home energy assessments through monthly payments on a customer's electricity bill. This subsidy will be in the form of a reduced interest rate (prime plus 1.5%). Each year there will be a cap or maximum amount of subsidy provided. The Program aims to improve the affordability of energy efficiency upgrades so that homeowners can reduce their electricity bills and improve the comfort levels in their homes.

To find out more, click here

Email: contactus@takechargenl.ca
Telephone: 1 (888) 737-1296

 

 

HRV Rebate

This program offers rebates to customers who replace their ventilator by a heat recovery ventilator that is more energy efficient.

To find out more, click here

Email: contactus@takechargenl.ca
Telephone: 1 (888) 737-1296

 

 

 

Home Energy Savings Program

HESP is a provincial initiative designed to assist households with low income in making energy efficient renovations to their homes. The program assists clients with retrofits that will make their homes more affordable and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

To find out more, click here

Telephone: 1-866-331-3436