Energy Management Technology Trials Registration for Business

General Information


Thanks for your interest in in our upcoming energy management technology trials. Please complete the form below to register.

Once registered in our database, you may be contacted by BC Hydro with an invitation to participate in a specific trial. Registration does not guarantee you will be chosen to participate in a trial. It could be up to 24 months before you are contacted with an invitation, and there's no obligation to accept.

Energy management technology trials will be conducted over a two-year period from May 2018 to June 2020.

Date Tuesday May 1, 2018 - Tuesday June 30, 2020

BC Hydro is collecting your information for the purposes of administering and evaluating the BC Hydro Conservation and Energy Management Program ("the Program") in furtherance of its mandates under the Hydro and Power Authority Act, the Clean Energy Act, and the BC Hydro Electric Tariff regulated by the BC Utilities Commission under the Utilities Commission Act. BC Hydro may also collect personal information in the course of administering the Program.

If you have any questions about how BC Hydro collects, uses, or discloses any personal information with regards to this program, please call us 1 855 929 5814. If you are having technical problems with this site or the registration process, please contact

Contact Information

* First Name
* Last Name
* Name of business
* Street address
* City
* Postal code
* Phone number
* Email address

Business information

* Do you have a BC Hydro account?
Please indicate your Business Account #:
* How do you receive your BC Hydro bill? Paper bill
Online bill
Both online and paper bill
* Do you own or lease the building in your place of business? Owned
* Please select ownership structure: Independent
Government & public sector
* Number of employees at this business / building site: 1 to 20
21 to 50
51 to 100
More than 100
If more than 100, specify number of employees:
* Select the business type that best describes your current business: Education - schools, colleges & universities
Healthcare - medical offices & hospitals
Hospitality & lodgings - restaurants, hotels & motels, retirement homes
Multi-unit residential building
Offices - wholesale & retail trade, professional services, government & bands, associates & societies
Public assembly - places of worship, meeting places, recreation centres
Retail trade - food store, non-food store, personal service
Warehouse structures - un-refrigerated, refrigerated, mechanical & repair
* Does your business occupy the entire building? Yes
* How many floors does your business occupy?
* Select building size in square feet: Under 6,000 sq. ft.
6,001 to 20,000 sq. ft.
20,001 to 50,000 sq. ft.
Over 50,000 sq. ft.
* For the purpose of sub-metering your building for the trial, do you have access to the electrical panel for your building and business? Yes
* Do you have a space heating system in your place of business? Yes
Don't know
* Do you have control of the space heating temperature in your place of business? Yes
Don't know
* Select the primary heating system for your current place of business: Electric baseboard
Packaged terminal unit - electric
Packaged rooftop unit - electric
Packaged rooftop unit - air source heating pump
Natural gas system
Other heating system
If other heating system, please specify:
* Do you have a space cooling system in your place of business? Yes
Don't know
* Do you have control of the space cooling temperature in your place of business? Yes
Don't know
* Select the primary air conditioning cooling system for your current place of business: Packaged rooftop unit - direct expansion (DX)
Packaged rooftop unit - air-source heat pump
Window / wall mounted A/C unit
Packaged terminal A/C (PTAC) unit
Packaged terminal heat pump unit
* How frequently do you have your HVAC units maintained/serviced by professional HVAC company?

Which automation technologies you currently use in your business:

* Wi-Fi communicating thermostat (e.g. Honeywell, NEST, etc.) Yes
* Wi-Fi communicating lighting control system (e.g. LIFX, Hue, etc.) Yes
* Wi-Fi communicating power outlets / plug devices (e.g. Smart Wi-Fi plugs and outlets) Yes
* Smart / Wi-Fi communicating appliances (e.g. Wi-Fi connected kitchen and laundry appliances) Yes
* Wi-Fi communicating security cameras Yes
* Do you use a special device to track your business' energy consumption? (e.g. energy monitor to see your energy use in real-time) Yes

Which of the following smart phones you use:

* iOs device (e.g. iPhone, iPad) Yes
* Android device (e.g. Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, etc.) Yes