Fortis BC Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) Rebate or Loan

New Home Program-Fortis BC, PowerSense is offering a loan or rebate towards installation of an Air Source Heat Pump for customers, or one of the following municipal utilities: Grand Forks, Kelowna, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro. Rebates are based on $0.05 per kWh savings. The average rebate on a 2000 sq. ft. home is approximately $300. Alternatively, loans of up to $5000 financed at 4.9% over 10 years OAC are also available.

Sponsoring agency: Fortis BC, Power Sense
Type of agency: Utility company

Eligibility

  • Recipient must be a customer of FortisBC, or one of the following municipal utilities: Grand Forks, Kelowna, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro.
  • Participants can either apply for a rebate (Based on $0.05 per kWh savings. Average rebate on a 2000 sq. ft. home is approximately $300) or apply for a loan of up to $5000 financed at 4.9% over 10 years OAC. Contact your local FortisBC PowerSense representative for pre-approval.
  • You must be a customer of FortisBC, or one of the following municipal utilities: Grand Forks, Kelowna, Penticton, Summerland or Nelson Hydro.
  • Your home must be electrically heated (electric baseboard, electric forced air, electric boiler, and air source or ground source heat pumps).
To qualify for PowerSense financial incentives, the ASHP unit must be ENERGYSTAR rated for Canada. (Learn more on the Fortis BC ASHP Rebtate or Loan site or at Natural Resources Canada ASHP site.

Application procedure

  • Attach invoices (copies are acceptable). Invoices must clearly show project details, items purchased and total cost.
  • Sign and date application form.
  • Fax or mail application form and receipts to your local PowerSense representative.

Central Okanagan
Kim Jones- FortisBC PowerSense
Suite 100 - 1975 Springfield Rd. Kelowna, BC V1Y 7V7
Toll free: 1-866-436-7847 or 250-717-0808
Fax number: 866-530-2966
Email: kim.jones@fortisbc.com

South Okanagan & Similkameen
Phil Hawkes—FortisBC PowerSense
1260 Commercial Way
Penticton, BC V2A 3H5
Toll free: 1-866-436-7847 or 250-770-4606
Fax number: 866-674-3692
Email: phil.hawkes@fortisbc.com

Kootenays
Suzanne Stansbury—FortisBC PowerSense
P.O. Box 130, Trail, BC
V1R 4L4
Toll free: 1-866-436-7847 or 250-368-0501
Fax number: 866-674-3530
Email: suzanne.stansbury@fortisbc.com