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Through the Township of Langley’s Green Building Rebate Program, you can receive up to $1,500 for constructing an energy efficient home within the Township of Langley.

Available Rebates

New Construction Single Family Dwellings

Level of Step Code Achieved Rebate
Step 4 $1,000
Step 5 $1,500

New Construction Multi-Family Dwellings

Level of Step Code Achieved Rebate
Step 4 $300 per dwelling unit*
Step 5 $500 per dwelling unit*

*End units receive 25% more than the amount specified (for Step 4 ($375) and for Step 5 ($625)).

Eligibility Requirements

  • The program is open to builders, developers and homeowners who are constructing a new home in the Township of Langley.
  • The home must be a single family home, row home unit, townhouse unit, or duplex.

New Construction Single Family Dwellings

Level of Step Code Achieved Step Code Targets
Step 4 Must meet either option 1 or option 2.

  1. TEDI* ≤ 30 kWh/m² year AND EnerGuide Rating 40% better than ERS Reference House
  2. MEUI**Step Code Target AND Airtightness ≤ 1.5 ACH @ 50pa
Step 5 Must meet all requirements listed below.

  1. TEDI* ≤ 20 kWh/m² year
  2. MEUI** Step Code Target
  3. Airtightness ≤ 1.0 ACH @ 50pa

New Construction Multi-Family Dwellings

Level of Step Code Achieved Step Code Targets
Step 4 Must meet all requirements listed below.

  1. TEDI* ≤ 30 kWh/m² year
  2. MEUI** Step Code Target
  3. Airtightness ≤ 1.5 ACH @ 50pa
Step 5 Must meet all requirements listed below.

  1. TEDI* ≤ 20 kWh/m² year
  2. MEUI** Step Code Target
  3. Airtightness ≤ 1.0 ACH @ 50pa

*TEDI: Thermal Energy Demand Intensity; **MEUI: Mechanical Energy Demand Intensity

How to Apply

  1. Work with an energy consultant (energy advisor, certified passive house designer, or registered professional) to design your home to meet the required performance targets.
  2. Submit a Building Permit Application. All new single family homes must now include an energy modelling report to comply with the BC Energy Step Code.
  3. Obtain a Green Building Rebate Program referral form.
  4. If applying for Mid-Construction Blower Door Test Rebate, schedule a mid-construction blower door test with an energy advisor.
  5. At the end of construction, complete a blower door test to measure the airtightness of your new home.
  6. Within 90 days of the final inspection, submit the as-built energy compliance documents, program referral form, and energy advisor invoices to the Township of Langley.
  7. Receive an EnerGuide or Certified Passive House label (if applicable), and display it on your home.
  8. Receive Township rebate by mail if all requirements are met.

Deadlines

  • Within 90 days of the final inspection, submit the as-built energy compliance documents, program referral form, and energy advisor invoices to the Township of Langley.

Other

  • Check out our rebate search tool for other energy efficiency upgrades rebates.
  • Visit the Township of Langley Green Buildings webpage for more information about Green Building programs and rebates in the Township.
  • Did you see a building science or energy efficiency term you did not understand? Check out our glossary.
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