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Municipal Top-Ups

A growing number of local governments in BC are offering top-up rebates (Municipal Top-ups) to the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program. Limited time offer – Act now, as municipal top-up rebates will be approved on a first come first serve basis.

How to apply

There is no additional application required for the Municipal Top-up offers. Your eligibility is automatically assessed when you submit a CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate application for the applicable rebates. To find full rebate program requirements, deadlines, and application steps, check out the rebate search tool.

Current Municipal Offers


Top-Up Details

Local Governments interested in offering municipal top-ups are encouraged to contact: betterhomesbc@gov.bc.ca 

Municipality

Electric Heat Pump Space Heating  Top-Up

Electrical Service Upgrade Top-Up

Electric Heat Pump Water Heater Top-Up

  Must be converting from fossil  fuel space heating system to qualify, see below for details. Must be converting from a fossil fuel water heating system to qualify, see below for details.
City of Vancouver $2,000 Or $6,000** $500 $1,000
City of North Vancouver $2,000 $500 $1,000
District of North Vancouver $2,000    
District of West Vancouver
Fully Subscribed
   
City of New Westminster $350    
City of Kamloops $350   $350
Resort Municipality of Whistler $2,000 $500 $1,000
City of Kelowna $2,000    
City of Victoria $2,000 $500  
District of Saanich $350 $500 $350
District of Central Saanich
Fully Subscribed
   
District of North Saanich
Fully Subscribed
   
Township of Esquimalt
Fully Subscribed
   
Town of Sidney $350 $500 $350
Town of View Royal $350    
City of Colwood $350 $500 $350
City of Nanaimo $350 $500 $350
City of Powell River $350 $500 $350
City of Campbell River
Fully Subscribed
   
District of North Cowichan $350 $500 $350
City of Duncan $350 $500 $350


Convert to Electric Heat Pump Space Heating Top-up
**See Top-Up details below for eligibility requirement

  • Participants that switch from a fossil fuel (oil, natural gas or propane) space heating system to an electric air-source heat pump (including mini-splits, multi-splits, central, air-to-water, and combination space & water systems) are eligible for either a $350 or $2,000 top-up rebate.
  • These top-ups are in addition to the individual rebates and the Home Energy Improvement Bonus rebate.

 

$6,000 Heat Pump Top-Up in City of Vancouver

  • The City of Vancouver is offering a $6,000 top-up for homeowners that remove or decommission their fossil fuel (oil, propane, or natural gas) ​ primary heating equipment with an all-electric Tier 2 central ducted heat pump system, ductless mini-split heat pump, ductless multi-split heat pump, air-to-water heat pump or combination space & water heat pump.
  • Heat pump systems with fossil fuel back-ups are ineligible for the $6,000 top-up.

 

Electric Service Upgrade Top-up

  • Participants that switch from a fossil fuel (oil, natural gas or propane) space or water heating system to an electric air-source heat pump (including ductless mini-splits, ductless multi-splits, central ducted, air-to-water and combination space & water systems) or air source heat pump water heater are eligible for a $500 top-up rebate when upgrading the electrical service.
  • These top-ups are in addition to the individual rebate.

 

Convert to Electric Heat Pump Water Heater Top-up

  • Participants that switch from a fossil fuel (oil, natural gas or propane) water heating system to an electric air-source heat pump water heater are eligible for either a $350 or $1,000 top-up rebate.
  • These top-ups are in addition to the individual rebates and the Home Energy Improvement Bonus rebate.

 

Window and Door Top-up

  • A $50 top-up per eligible Tier 2 window or door.
  • This top-up is in addition to the individual window and door rebate.
  • Your upgrades must be completed by September 30, 2021.

 

EnerGuide Home Evaluation Top-up

  • A $150 top-up to participants that complete a pre-upgrade EnerGuide home evaluation.
  • This top-up is in addition to the $200 Pre-Upgrade EnerGuide Home Evaluation rebate available through the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program.
  • Your pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation must be completed by September 30, 2021.