There are many resources available to support actions that improve the energy efficiency of buildings with commercial and industrial uses such as offices, restaurants and concrete production facilities. By improving the energy efficiency, owners will reduce long-term operation costs and negative impacts on the environment.

BC Hydro Customers

BC Hydro provides various forms of support for business owners. Through the business energy-saving incentives, BC Hydro can cover up to 75% of the cost of your project.

To determine which programs you are eligible for, go to the Business Program Eligibility Tool, all you need is your BC Hydro account number:

To learn more about the rebates and support available for your business, please contact: 1-866-522-4713

FortisBC customers

There are many incentives available for commercial and industrial FortisBC customers when you improve the energy efficiency of your business.


 Type of upgrade



 Kitchen equipment

 Rebates ranging from $200 to $3,500
 per appliance

 Install eligible appliances in a commercial   kitchen


 Up to $45,000 per boiler (plus   optional right-sizing bonus up to   $1,000)

 Install a high-efficiency natural gas boiler   whether building new or upgrading

 Water heaters

 Up to $15,000 per water heater

 Install a high-efficiency natural gas water   heater whether building new or upgrading

 Rental apartment   building

 No cost

 Improve energy efficiency of rental buildings
 at no-cost to building owners and property   managers

 Custom design

 Varies, contact your key account   manager or email

 Funding provided for constructing high-   performance buildings


 Type of upgrade




 Up to $45,000 per boiler (plus   optional right-sizing bonus up to   $1,000)

 Install a high-efficiency natural gas boiler   whether building new or upgrading

 Air curtain

 Up to $2,000 per door

 Install new air curtains to reduce heat waste   and energy costs

 Direct contact   water heater

 Up to $50,000

 Install a high-efficiency direct contact water   heater

 Pipe and tank   insulation

 $4 per linear foot of pipe insulation

 $2 or $3 per square foot of tank   insulation

 Add insulation on pipes and tanks for hot
 water and steam

 Steam trap audit   and replacement

 Up to $10,000 for the audit

 $250 per failed steam trap replaced

 For auditing and replacing failed steam traps

Contact Elizabeth Manhas for specific questions about your renovation project:

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