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Electric Heat Pump Rebate

Upgrade to an Air Source Heat Pump and receive up to $11,000 on eligible high-efficiency systems.

Learn More: BC Hydro Rebates

Install an Air Source Heat Pump (Mini Split) and receive up to $2,000 on eligible high-efficiency systems.

Learn More: BC Hydro Rebates


Natural gas furnace and boiler rebate program.

Replace your old natural gas furnace or boiler with an eligible ENERGY STAR® model and you could qualify for a rebate of either $1,000 on a furnace, or $1,000 on a boiler.

Are you eligible?*
  1. The home must have:
    • a residential FortisBC natural gas account (except for strata unit owners installing EnerChoice® fireplaces) and/or
    • a residential FortisBC or municipal electricity account of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro
  2. If the registered owner of the property where upgrades were made is not the utility account holder (e.g. landlord/tenant) the owner must have the account holder complete the Utility Account Holder Consent form.
  3. The home must be a year-round primary residence at least 12 months old and be either a single-family, duplex, triplex, row home, townhouse or mobile home on a permanent foundation. New construction, additions and garage upgrades are not eligible. Apartments and condos are eligible for fireplace rebates only.
  4. Applications must be submitted within six months of the paid invoice date.
  5. Rebates cannot exceed the paid cost on the invoice.
  6. Only one rebate per home for a primary space heating system and a water heater is allowed.1

*You can find a complete list of requirements on the application form.
**To be verified by submitting a photograph as part of your application.

Eligible models and available rebates

New heating system Rebate Eligible models
95 – 96.9% AFUE furnace $800 Furnaces
97 – 99% AFUE furnace $1,000*
94% AFUE or higher boiler $2,000 Boilers
Energy Star certified natural gas Combi heating system (Description below) $1,500 Combi System
Energy Star qualified gas water heaters (0.67% AFUE) $200 Water Heaters
Tankless Water Heaters $1,000
“Plus Two Upgrade” (Description below) $300


How to apply 

For tips on applying for your rebate, watch Fortis BC video.

  1. Review the application form and read our info sheet, Five things to know before your new high-efficiency furnace is installed.
  2. Choose and purchase an eligible ENERGY STAR furnace or boiler and have it installed with a two-pipe direct vent system by a Technical Safety BC licensed gas contractor. You can find a contractor by searching our directory.
  3. Complete the customer section of the application in full and have your contractor complete their part, as well as the furnace commissioning sheet, if applicable. You must also include a photograph of the new two-pipe direct vent system installed in your home and a copy of your invoice showing details of all work performed, purchase date, make and model number and installation permit number.  See a sample invoice to ensure your invoice includes all required information.
  4. Email or mail your completed application and copies of supporting documents within 60 days of the installation date to:furnace@consumer-response.com or Furnace and Boiler Replacement Program
    PO Box 9090
    Surrey, BC V3T 5W4Note: if mailing, registered mail is recommended.
  5. Applications may take up to 90 days to process.
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