Building Energy Retrofit Accelerator

By mmuise

Edmonton’s Building Energy Retrofit Accelerator is a rebate program that provides financial incentives for energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy installations to commercial and institutional buildings.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements. The previous deadline was on June 2, 2023.

Edmonton’s Building Energy Retrofit Accelerator is available to large commercial, light industrial and institutional buildings located within Edmonton.
Common spaces in multi-family buildings, such as apartments and condominiums, are also eligible.

Additional eligibility criteria:

  • Buildings must be over 1,000 square feet in gross floor area;
  • An existing building that has been operational for at least 1 year;
  • The building's annual electricity consumption is less than 15 GWH;
  • The building has participated in Edmonton’s Building Energy Benchmarking Program
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

1. The Building Energy Retrofit Accelerator program is a 3-year program that launched in June 2020. The application deadline is June 2, 2023 or when rebate funds are fully allocated, whichever happens first.
2. Once all rebate funds are committed, a wait list will open. As we process applications, should rebate funding become available, we will work through complete wait-listed applications in the order they are received.
3. Eligible measures are divided into seven categories:
a) Lighting fixtures (interior, exterior);
b) Controls (lighting, non-lighting);
c) HVAC (including hot water);
d) Building envelope;
e) Hot water;
f) Solar;
g) Building certification.

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