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Contractor Resources

Contractor Resources

CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Programs


Heat Pump Contractors


Insulation Contractors

Rebate Information
Common FAQs
Qualifying Products
    • Batt, loose fill, board and spray foam are eligible insulation types.
    • Foil is not an eligible insulation type.
Technical Resources
Forms, Checklists, & Sample Invoices

Window and Door Contractors

Rebate Information
Qualifying Products

Tools & Marketing

Resources, guides, and consumer print-outs for heat pumps available through the Home Performance Stakeholder Council

Central Heat Pump Guide


Best Practices for Heat Pump Installations


Ductless Heat Pump Guide


Resources for Heat Pump Installations


Heat Pump Water Heater Guide

Heat Pump GPR Promo Flyer

Other resources, guides, and consumer print-outs

Clarifying Window Terminology


House-As-A-System Approach


Program Updates and Events

Program Updates and News

April 01, 2022 – Updated Program Requirements & Announcements
October 01, 2021 – Updated Program Requirements & Announcements
  • BC Hydro announced its Electrification Plan, which included a $3,000 top-up to the existing CleanBC Central, Mini-Split, and Multi-Split heat rebates.  Offer is available until funding is exhausted, upgrades must be from fossil fuel to all-electric heat pump within BC Hydro territory.
  • Updated Program Requirements (Effective October 01, 2021)
  • Tier 1 Central Heat Pump rebates are now available in FortisBC Electric territory only.  Tier 1 Central Heat Pump rebates are not available in BC Hydro Territory.
  • Mini-Split (single-head) heat pump efficiency requirements were adjusted to new minimums:  SEER>16.00 and HSPF>10.00.
  • ‘Other’ Insulation category now bonus-eligible if the rebate is at least $500.
April 01, 2021 – Updated Program Requirements
  • Updated Program Requirements (Effective April 01, 2021)
  • Insulation rebates now require working with a Program Registered Contractor to be eligible.  To become a PRC, contact alliance@bchydro.com.
  • FortisBC Furnace and Boiler Replacement rebates and Income Qualified Program no longer require the Commissioning Sheet or photo of the Two-Pipe Direct Vent system to be submitted at the time of the application.  They will need to be provided upon request by the program.
October 01, 2020 – Updated Terms & Conditions
April 01, 2020 – Updated Terms & Conditions
  • Updated Program Requirements and Additional Terms and Conditions (Effective April 01, 2020)
  • Tier 1 Doors are no longer eligible for rebates
  • Dual-fuel heat pump rebates have changed significantly.
    • Integrated, or dual-fuel, central heat pumps no longer require a variable speed compressor and must meet Tier 2 efficiency ratings.
    • Tier 1 dual-fuel central heat pumps are no longer eligible.
  • Heat pump set-point requirements have been changed.
  • EnerGuide Home Evaluation has been split into two rebates – $200 for the Pre-Upgrade and $100 for the Post-Upgrade.  Municipal top-ups on EnerGuide Evaluations apply to the pre-upgrade EnerGuide Home Evaluation.
  • New Municipal Offers are available, including new Window and Door Top-Ups.
January 01, 2020 – Updated Terms & Conditions
  • Updated Program Terms and Conditions (Effective January 01, 2020 to March 31, 2020)
  • Eligible window requirements were updated, windows must be certified with one of the following certifying bodies in addition to having a maximum u-factor of 1.40 (W/m2·K)
    • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
    • Intertek Canada (Intertek)
    • Labtest Certification (LC)
    • QAI Laboratories (QAI)
    • National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC)
  • District of Central Saanich now offers a $350 Heat Pump Municipal Top-Up for replacing fossil fuel heating with a qualifying heat pump.
October 01, 2019 – Updated Terms & Conditions
April 01, 2019 – CleanBC Better Homes Launch
  • Updated Program Terms and Conditions (Effective Apr 01, 2019 to Sept 30, 2019)
  • EfficiencyBC and Home Renovation Rebate Programs renamed CleanBC Better Homes and Homes Renovation Rebate Programs
  • Introduction of lower HSPF requirements for heat pump rebates
  • Tier 1 Central Heat Pump Rebate ( SEER ≥ 15.00 and HSPF ≥ 8.50, no variable speed motor required) added
  • Tier 1 Window Rebates (U-factors of 1.23-1.40 W/m2⋅K) and Tier 2 Window Rebates (U-factors of 1.22 W/m2⋅K or less) added
September 29, 2018 – EfficiencyBC Launch
  • Launch of EfficiencyBC and Home Renovation Rebate Program Terms and Conditions (Effective Sept 29, 2018 to Mar 31, 2019)
  • Integration of Home Renovation Rebate Program into the  EfficiencyBC and Home Renovation Rebate Program
  • Municipal offers introduced
  • Draftproofing rebate discontinued

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