FortisBC New Home Program

FortisBC’s New Home Construction program is designed to support the adoption of the BC Energy Step Code, advance higher efficiency new construction, and enable homeowners to enjoy lower energy bills and more comfortable, durable, and healthy homes. The FortisBC New Home Step Code Rebates are available for homes with building permits after March 29, 2018. These rebates are offered until December 31, 2022.

FortisBC New Home Program

Overview

Rebate amount

up to $10,000

Who can apply

The home must be new construction and built in FortisBC’s electricity* and/or natural gas service area.

Deadline

Documentation must be submitted within 6 months of the date of issuance of an occupancy permit for the development

Qualifying products

Various

Funding provided by

FortisBC

The FortisBC New Home Step Code Rebates are available for homes with building permits after March 29, 2018. These rebates are offered until December 31, 2022.

Deadlines

The following forms must be submitted within 6 months of the date of issuance of an occupancy permit for the development:

  • Online application
  • Natural gas appliances application
  • Electric appliances application

How to apply

Before you begin

  1. Carefully review the terms and conditions available at fortisbc.com/newhome to confirm your eligibility.
  2. To register your project, contact your Energy Advisor. Supporting documents include:
    • Applicant Declaration
    • BC Energy As-Built Compliance Report
    • EnerGuide N Report (EnerGuide Homeowner Information Sheet)

Who to contact

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