Natural Gas Furnace Rebates

By mmuise

FortisBC provides rebates of up to $1,000 to commercial businesses to replace their old natural gas furnace with an eligible ENERGY STAR® model.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Rolling deadline

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must be:
    a) a FortisBC natural gas customer under any rate class except Rate

  • b) install an eligible ENERGY STAR certified furnace with a two-pipe direct vent system, as verified by a photograph included with your application.
    c) submit an application and supporting documentation no later than 365 days after the purchase date of the product(s) (as shown on the paid invoice).
  • The furnace must be replacing an existing natural gas primary space heating system that's a minimum of 10 years old. Emergency replacements of space heating systems that are not in working order or deemed unsafe to operate by a licensed gas contractor are not eligible for rebates.
  • Connected thermostats must be installed by your licensed contractor at the same time as the new qualifying furnace installation.
  • To qualify for top-up rebates, the applicants must be a FortisBC commercial natural gas customer who owns or operates a registered charity that provides assistance to low-income persons, or a housing provider that is:
    a) a local government;
    b) housing society registered under the Societies Act;
    c) a housing co-op registered under the Cooperative Association Act or;
    d) a governing body of an Indigenous band, provided the housing is primarily for low-income households.
    Note: top-up participants do not include:
  • school boards or educational institutions;
  • health authorities or hospitals;
  • public libraries.
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