FORTIS REBATES

FURNACE AND BOILER REPLACMENT PROGRAM  $800

Replace your aging furnace or boiler with an eligible ENERGY STAR® model. Pre-qualify by August 15, 2016 to receive up to $800 rebate.

 Eligibility requirements* 

  • You must be a FortisBC residential natural gas customer.
  • Your existing furnace or boiler must be a minimum of 10 years old and not require repairs in excess of $1,000 (pre-tax).
  • You must install an eligible ENERGY STAR or equivalent furnace or boiler.
  • Before applying for your rebate, you must have a valid pre-qualification code. Codes are only available until August 15, 2016, or while quantities last.
  • Furnaces and boilers must be purchased, installed and paid for in full between June 30, 2016 and October 31, 2016

 

 

 

ENERCHOICE® FIREPLACE PROGRAM  $300

Turn your hearth into a hub of high-efficiency comfort. Purchase a FortisBC eligible EnerChoice natural gas fireplace after May 1, 2016, and you may be eligible for a $300 rebate from FortisBC.

Eligibility requirement

  • You must be a FortisBC residential natural gas customer.
  • In addition to being EnerChoice rated, FortisBC eligible fireplaces must be direct-vented, temperature modulating and not have a standing pilot. Please check the list of eligible models​ on the FORTIS website and ask your fireplace dealer for more information.    Your application must be postmarked within 60 days of the purchase date.

How to apply

  • Review the terms & conditions on the FORTIS website.
  • Purchase a FortisBC eligible EnerChoice fireplace and have it installed in your existing home by a gas contractor registered with the BC Safety Authority (BCSA). You can find a list of retailers at enerchoice.org.
  • Complete the application form and include a copy of the purchase invoice including make and model of the fireplace and the contractor invoice that contains the date of installation, details of the work performed and the registration number of the gas fitter and installation permit number.​
  • Send the signed application and supporting documents to:

EnerChoice Fireplace Program

FortisBC P.O. Box 9090

Surrey, BC, V3T 5W4

  • If you qualify, FORTIS will mail you a cheque for $300. Please allow up to 90 days for processing

 

 

 

 

HOT WATER TANK REBATES  up to $1000

Eligibility requirements

  • You must be a FortisBC natural gas residential customer.
  • You must be replacing an existing old water heater.
  • You must purchase a qualifying ENERGY STAR water heater between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016.

Available rebates 

Water Heater Type                Efficiency Rating                    Rebate

Storage Tank                              ​0.67 – 0.69 EF                  $200

Non-condensing tankless​           0.82 – 0.89 EF​                   $400​

Condensing tankless​                  0.90 – 0.99 EF​                   $500​

Condensing hybrid                     90 – 99% TE ​                     $500​

Condensing storage tank​           90 – 99% TE /.80 EF**       ​$1,000​

*Ef – energy factor; TE = thermal efficiency
**Residential-grade condensing storage tank water heaters

How to apply

  1. Review the Terms and Conditions on the FORTIS website.
  2. Purchase a qualifying water heater and have it installed by a Acorn Heating and Gas licensed gas fitter with the BC Safety Authority (BCSA).
  3. Complete the application form and include a copy of the invoice showing details of all work performed, the purchase date, make and model number and the installation permit number.
  4. Submit the completed and signed application with the invoice to:ENERGY STAR Water Heater Program
    FortisBC
    PO Box 9090
    Surrey, BC V3T 5W4
  5. If you qualify, FORTIS will mail you the rebate. Please allow a minimum of 90 days to process.

Deadlines

Water heaters must be purchased between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016. Applications must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.