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Contractor Resources

Contractor Resources

CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Programs

Web

Heat Pump Contractors

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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
Web
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Window and Door Contractors

Rebate Information
Qualifying Products

Tools & Marketing

To request a CleanBC Better Homes promotional package, send your mailing address to ask@betterhomesbc.ca

Better Homes Booklet

 

Better Homes Info Card

 

General Rebate Chart

 

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

 

Link Library

Become a Program Registered Contractor

Interested in becoming a Program Registered Contractor? Please contact  alliance@bchydro.com for details.

Become a Finance Registered Contractor

​Interested in becoming a Finance Registered Contractor? Participate in an upcoming one-hour webinar to learn about the program and contractor requirements. Contact betterhomesbc@gov.bc.ca to register.

Upcoming low-interest finance program webinars:

  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9am
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9am

Program Updates and Events

Program Updates and News

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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