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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 Window and Door Top-Up EnerGuide Pre-Upgrade Evaluation 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. No fuel conversion requirements.
City of Vancouver $2,000 Or $6,000** $500 $1,000   $150
City of North Vancouver $2,000 $500 $1,000   $150
City of West Vancouver $2,000        
Township of Langley $2,000 $500 $1,000 $50  
City of Richmond         $150
City of New Westminster $350        
Capital Regional District* $350        
City of Victoria* $2,000 $500      
District of Saanich* $350 $500 $350   $150
District of Central Saanich* $350        
District of North Saanich* $350       $150
City of Nanaimo $350 $500 $350   $150
City of Powell River $350 $500 $350    
City of Campbell River $350       $150
Comox Valley Regional District $350       $150
Resort Municipality of Whistler $2,000 $500 $1,000    
City of Kamloops         $150
City of Kelowna         $150

*Residents of Victoria, Central Saanich, North Saanich, and Saanich can combine their rebate with the Capital Regional District Top-Up.
**See Top-Up details below for eligibility requirement

Convert to Electric Heat Pump Space Heating Top-up

  • 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 gas primary heating equipment with an all-electric Tier 2 Central heat pump system, mini-split heat pump, multi-split heat pump, air-to-water or combination space & water heat pump up to a maximum of 80% of installed cost.
  • 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 mini-splits, multi-splits, central, 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.

 

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.