Power Down 2 is an incentive program that offers thousands in rebates to homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient and comfortable. This program includes three offers for Campbell River residents:
- Home Energy Assessment Subsidy
- Oil to Heat Pump Top-Up Incentive
- Municipal Partner Offer
This program is a continuation of Power Down Campbell River that ran in 2013 as a home energy conservation video challenge between five families, with the winning family receiving $1,500 for energy-efficiency renovations. More information on the first phase of Power Down Campbell River is available at the bottom of this webpage.
Number of rebates is limited. Terms and conditions apply.
Campbell River Evaluation Subsidy
$250 evaluation subsidies are available to Campbell River residents who have an Energy Adviser visit their home to assess its energy performance and identify energy upgrade opportunities. The $250 grant will be applied by the Energy Adviser before payment to help make it easier for the homeowner.
A list of energy advisors in BC can be found at www.homeperformance.ca/energy-advisors. Scroll to the "Strathcona" section to find energy advisors serving Campbell River.
Click here for an evaluation subsidy form.
Oil to Heat Pump Program
The Province of BC offers up to $1,700 to homeowners who complete the Oil to Heat Pump Incentive Program. Additionally, up to 8 incentives of $1,000 per home are available to qualifying City of Campbell River residents. This program aims to remove dangerous and unhealthy oil tanks in Campbell River.
For more information
Visit: Oil to Heat Pump - Incentive Deals
Visit: Oil to Heat Pump or call 1-877-545-6247
Home Renovation Rebate Program - Municipal Partner Offer
The limited-time Municipal Partner Offer is available to eligible residents living in the City of Campbell River and is provided in partnership by the City of Campbell River, BC Hydro, and FortisBC.
The Municipal Partner Offer includes a $500 Campbell River top-up rebate to the $750 Home Renovation Rebate Bonus Offer, a phone support hotline to answer homeowner questions, as well as optional energy coaching to guide participants through their home energy improvement and rebate application process. For oil heated homes, the Municipal Partner Offer will provide access to existing insulation and draft-proofing rebates, the Bonus Offer, and the Bonus Offer rebate top-up.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Step 1: Register Online
Step 2: After your registration is accepted, receive further instructions and a promotional code to access the rebate top-ups
Step 3: Complete your upgrades with advice from an energy coach
Step 4: Apply for rebates using your promotional code
Rebates are available on the following energy efficient renovations:
- Insulation - Up to $3,250
- Natural gas water heaters- Up to $1,000
- Air Source Heat Pump - $800
- Draft-proofing- Up to $500
- EnerChoice fireplaces- $300
- Energy Coaching Home Evaluation Rebate - $150
- Ventilation Fans - Up to $50
- $1,250 Bonus for completing three or more eligible upgrades
Learn more about the Municipal Partner Offer
Visit: bchydro.com/municipaloffer or call the hotline at 1-844-881-9790
Benefits to Program
- Substantial rebates to help offset renovation costs
- Savings on energy bills
- Understand which renovations you would benefit from most
- More comfortable, healthier home
- Reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
- Potentially increase home value