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FortisBC is offering up to $1,000 rebate for replacing your current water heater with a high-efficiency natural gas water heater. Tankless and storage tank water heater systems are eligible for this rebate.

This upgrade can count towards the Two Upgrade Bonus or the Home Energy Improvement Bonus of the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program.

Available Rebates

Water Heater Rebate Amount
ENERGY STAR 0.67EF storage tank $200
ENERGY STAR condensing tankless $1,000
ENERGY STAR condensing storage tank $1,000

Eligibility Requirements

Upgrade Requirements

How to Apply

  1. Carefully review the terms and conditions to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Purchase an eligible natural gas water heater and have it installed by a licensed gas contractor.
  3. If you are applying through the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program, complete the online application and upload all supporting documentation including copies of all receipts and invoices. See sample invoices.
  4. If you are applying directly through FortisBC, submit the FortisBC Water Heater Program Application Form instead of the online application above.

Deadlines

  • The online application form for individual upgrades must be submitted within 6 months of the invoice date of the upgrade.
  • The FortisBC Water Heater Program Application Form  must be submitted within 60 days of the water heater purchase date.
  • The application form for the Two Upgrade Bonus must be submitted within 6 months of the second bonus-eligible upgrade. You must complete your second bonus-eligible upgrade within 18 months of the invoice date of the first bonus-eligible upgrade.
  • The application form for the Home Energy Improvement Bonus and EnerGuide Home Evaluation Rebate must be submitted within 6 months of the date of your post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation. You must complete your post-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation within 18 months of your pre-retrofit EnerGuide home evaluation.

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