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Is there a grant for that? Ask SID, our Searchable Incentive Database!
SID is a Searchable Incentive Database of energy efficient renovation and construction grants, rebates, subsidies, tax rebates, and other incentives available in BC, including those for low-income housing.
If you are a homeowner planning upgrades, please see the LiveSmart BC grants page.
To find incentives relevant to your project, you can:
|Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance for Efficient and Renewable Energy Generation Equipment||Provides an accelerated rate of write-off (30 per cent per year, on a declining balance basis) for investments that produce heat for use in an industrial process or electricity by using fossil fuel efficiently or by using renewable energy sources|
|Air Quality Rebate (AQR) Program||This program encourages the removal of existing non-certified wood-burning appliances, which generate high levels of pollution.|
|BC Housing Endowment Fund||**This program is no longer active** The Housing Endowment Fund (HEF) was established by the Province of B.C. with a $250 million capital endowment to encourage new ideas and support innovative housing solutions for British Columbians most in need.|
|BC Hydro Continuous Optimization for Commercial Buildings||The program assists commercial building owners in retrocommissioning their buildings, then helps maintain and continually improve the level of efficiency in their building operations.|
|BC Hydro Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP)||BC Hydro customers with higher electricity consumption who may not be able to afford to make their homes more energy efficient may be eligible to receive a free home energy evaluation and energy efficiency upgrades to help reduce their consumption and save money on their bills.|
|BC Hydro Energy Saving Kit||Are you a BC Hydro customer? Do you live in a low-income household? If so, you may be eligible to receive a free energy saving kit from BC Hydro.|
|BC Hydro Energy Study||BC Hydro’s Energy Study program helps Power Smart Partners conduct studies within their commercial organizations. The program can investigate any energy-using system, such as lighting, mechanical or information technology, within a facility.|
|BC Hydro Mail-In Rebates||Rebates (mail-in and online) for seasonal LED light strings, indoor clotheslines, nightlights, power bar with timer, and water-saving showerheads.|
|BC Hydro Power Smart Compressed Air Optimization Initiative||Many facilities operate compressed air systems that do not adequately meet the needs of today's critical production requirements. By optimizing your compressed air system, these typical problems can be eliminated|
|BC Hydro Power Smart Fridge Buy-Back Program||BC Hydro will pick up and recycle your old, inefficient second fridge and give you $30 for it.|