Grant Name: New Home Construction

Status:

Active

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Deadline:

Ongoing

Description

This Program, in collaboration with BC Hydro Power Smart, encourages customers to build energy-efficient homes (to ENERGY STAR standards). Incentives are available for the construction of new single-family homes, row homes, duplexes and townhouses. Customers who achieve an EnerGuide 82® rating are eligible to receive a whole home rebate.

Eligibility

To qualify for rebates, the home(s) must meet the criteria below.

Note: rebates for the construction of multi-family buildings, such as condos, fall under our Commercial New Construction Performance Program.

Eligibility details

  1. new construction
  2. on a permanent foundation
  3. built in FortisBC’s natural gas or electricity service areas
  4. a maximum of three storeys high
  5. one of the following:
    • detached house (may include a secondary suite)
    • attached house (e.g., semi-detached, townhouses, duplexes, triplexes, row house or attached house with or without a secondary suite)
    • laneway home
  6. applications must be submitted within six months of project completion or by December 31, 2022, whichever comes first

How to Apply?

Applying for Option A

  • Before construction begins, contact your FortisBC natural gas energy solutions manager. They can discuss the options right for your project and will also put you in touch with a program qualified energy advisor.
  • The program qualified energy advisor has all the necessary tools and will submit the application on your behalf.
  • Submit your application within six months of the issuance of the building occupancy permit or by December 31, 2022, whichever comes first.
  • If you qualify, we’ll mail you the rebate in the form of a cheque. Please allow up to 90 days to process.

 

Applying for Option B

·         After purchasing and installing eligible appliances and products, apply online.

·         Submit your application within six months of the issuance of the building occupancy permit or by December 31, 2022, whichever comes first.

·         If you qualify, we’ll mail you the rebate in the form of a cheque. Please allow up to 90 days to process.

When applying for multiple homes, please contact your energy solutions manager for a bulk application.

Funding Amount

Based on individual applications

Contact Information

Indigenous communities may qualify for enhanced New Home Program rebates. To learn more, please contact us at conservationassistance@fortisbc.com or call 1-866-884-8833 and select option 4.

Processing Fee

N/A

Location/Classification

British Columbia

Environmental

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