Power Down 2 is an incentive program that offers residents rebates to make their homes more energy efficient. This program includes three offers for Campbell River residents.
- Energy Evaluation 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.
This special offer is available until July 31, 2017 or until available funds are exhausted.
Campbell River Evaluation Subsidy
A limited number of $250 evaluation subsidies are available to Campbell River residents who have a Qualified Energy Advisor visit their home for an energy evaluation.
Click here for an evaluation subsidy form.
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.
City of Campbell River - Oil to Heat Pump Program
Up to 8 incentives of $1000 per home are available to qualifying City of Campbell River residents who complete the Oil to Heat Pump Incentive program. This program aims to remove dangerous and unhealthy oil tanks in Campbell River.
For more information
Visit: http://oiltoheatpump.ca/ or call 1-877-545-6247
Home Renovation Rebate Program - Municipal Partner Offer
The Municipal Partner Offer is provided in partnership by the City of Campbell River, BC Hydro, and FortisBC. A limited-time special offer of the Home Renovation Rebate Program for eligible residents living in the City of Campbell River.
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 draftproofing rebates, the Bonus Offer, and the Bonus Offer rebate top-up.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Step 1: Register Online
Step 2: Receive further instructions after your registration is accepted 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 $1,200
- Draftproofing- Up to $500
- Air Source Heat Pump - $800
- Ventilation Fans - Up to $50
- Natural gas hot water heaters- Up to $1,000
- EnerChoice fireplaces- $300
- Energy Coaching Home Evaluation Rebate - $150
- $750 Bonus for installing three or more eligible upgrades
Benefits to Program
- Rebates help offset renovation costs
- Understand which renovations would be best for your home and where you can save
- More comfortable, healthier home
- Savings on energy bills
- Reduce energy use and environmental impact
- Potentially increase home value