Home Renovation Rebate

BC Hydro Electricity Consumption Check

BC Hydro provides energy efficient upgrade rebates in the Home Renovation Rebate program to customers who have high bills from heating their homes with electric heat. Rebate eligible upgrades include insulation, heat pumps, windows and doors. Heat pump water heaters are exempt from the minimum electricity consumption requirement.

Homes heated by electricity use electric baseboards, heat pumps or electric furnaces to heat their home.

Eligible electrically heated homes include single family dwelling, duplex, row home or townhouses and mobile homes on permanent foundations. Apartments and condos are not eligible for rebates.

You've confirmed you heat your home primarily with electricity. Use this quick check to allow you to confirm if your home meets the minimum electricity consumption required to be eligible for rebates before you start any upgrades.

Enter your BC Hydro account number and home square footage. Your home’s electricity consumption is compared to the average electricity consumption of electrically heated homes of the same size, over the past three years. Unsure of the square footage of your home, find out by checking the BC Assessment property search.







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Homes heated primarily by natural gas, oil or propane may be eligible for rebates funded from our partners, FortisBC or CleanBC. You do not need to use electricity consumption check. Visit FortisBC or CleanBC Better Homes to see available rebates.

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Contact us at 1-800-224-9376 to help you. There can be a delay in new accounts being set up in our system.

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Great news! You're eligible for BC Hydro’s Home Renovation Rebate program. Before starting your upgrades, review the specific rebate requirements to ensure products you plan to install are eligible.

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Unfortunately, you're not eligible for rebates funded by BC Hydro's Home Renovation Rebate program based on your home's electricity consumption.

Rebates provided by BC Hydro to customers who heat their homes with electric baseboards, heat pumps or electric furnaces must meet a minimum electricity consumption per year.

BC Hydro rebates are targeted at customers who have the highest bills relative to the size of their home and provide significant opportunity to save electricity.

Based on the annual electricity used at this premise and the opportunity to save electricity we’re not able to provide you a rebate.

What now?

How to determine your primary heating system
You can check here for more information. Homeowners who use supplemental heating i.e. wood stoves or natural gas fireplaces will use less electricity annually.

You heat your home primarily with natural gas, oil or propane
You may be eligible for rebates funded from our partners, FortisBC or CleanBC. Visit FortisBC or CleanBC Better Homes to see available rebates.

How to see your electricity consumption
Log into your MyHydro account to view your annual electricity consumption. Still have questions about your annual electricity consumption, call 1-800 BC HYDRO.