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About CleanBC Better Homes

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CleanBC Better Homes is BC’s online hub for homeowners to access information, rebates and support to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in new and existing homes and buildings. CleanBC Better Homes is funded by the Province of British Columbia. Rebates are administered by by BC Hydro and FortisBC.

CleanBC Better Homes resources include:

  • Easy to use rebate search tool for when you are renovating a home or building a new home
  • Single application for CleanBC Better Homes, BC Hydro, FortisBC and local government rebates
  • Information and answers to frequently asked questions on energy efficiency upgrades and accessing rebates
  • Free Energy Coaching Services for homeowners and businesses undertaking renovations, including a phone and email hotline staffed by energy coaching specialists
  • Search tool to find registered EnerGuide Rating System energy advisors for residential renovations and new construction
  • Contractor directories to find registered contractors in your area

Resources and support are available for the following building types in British Columbia:

  • Residential renovations
  • Residential new construction


Energy Coach Service

The Energy Coach is a free coaching service for homeowners, commercial building owners/managers and energy efficiency contractors in British Columbia. Energy Coaches are trained energy efficiency specialists who provide building-science based information about the options and opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of your home or building. They are available to answer your questions at all stages of your energy improvement project. Energy Coach services are available for homeowners and selected coaching support is available for commercial building owners or managers. The Energy Coach Service is intended provide you with general advice about rebate programs available and upgrade options and is not intended to replace an EnerGuide Energy Evaluation or the advice of a contractor.  For more information, review the Terms of Use.

Energy Coach services include:

  • Access to Energy Coaches via a toll-free hotline and e-mail
  • Information and general advice about energy efficiency upgrades and rebates
  • If needed, directing you to appropriate program representatives

Please see our Privacy Page for full Energy Coach Terms of Use.

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