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To access rebates from the CleanBC Better Homes New Construction Program you are required to provide supporting documentation with your rebate application. Be sure to review the Rebate Eligibility Requirements and Terms and Conditions for a complete list of invoice and supplementary documentation requirements.

Supporting documentation requirements differ based on the rebate pathway and add-on rebates you apply for.

Required documents for each pathway and add-on rebates include:

  • Energy Step Code Pathway
    • Completed As-Built B.C. Energy Compliance Report; and
    • EnerGuide (N) Evaluation Homeowner Information sheet for each individually modeled home or unit.
      • Passive House certified homes to submit the Passive House Planning Package in lieu of the EnerGuide (N) Evaluation Homeowner Information Sheet.
  • Heat Pump Pathway
    • Heat pump installation invoice

Heat pump installation invoices must meet these requirements:

  • All service invoices/receipts must indicate details of the work performed and the address where the work was performed.
  • The contractor’s company name, contact information (phone and/or email), address and GST number must be on the invoices.
  • The builder’s company name and contact information (phone and/or email) must be on the invoices.
  • All product purchase invoices/receipts must have the product’s make, model number, and purchase date.
  • All copies of invoices and documentation must be clear and legible.
  • For detailed documentation requirements by heat pump type see the sample invoices below:

Add-on Rebates

  • Energy Advisor Support Rebate
    • Completed As-Built B.C. Energy Compliance Report; and
    • EnerGuide (N) Evaluation Homeowner Information sheet for each individually modeled home or unit.
      • Passive House certified homes to submit the Passive House Planning Package in lieu of the EnerGuide (N) Evaluation Homeowner Information Sheet.
  •  All-Electric Bonus Rebate
    • Completed As-Built B.C. Energy Compliance Report. A Program Qualified Energy Advisor must complete the following sections:
      • Section B, Other Impacting Features, indicating that there is no fossil fuel connection or use in the home (i.e. no piping, meter, storage or associated equipment on the property); and
      • Section F, Other Energy Modelling Metrics, indicating that natural gas, propane, and oil consumption are 0 GJ/year.

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