To qualify for rebates, the home(s) must meet the criteria

Eligibility details 1

  1. New construction
  2. On a permanent foundation
  3. Built in FortisBC’s natural gas or electricity service areas
  4. A maximum of three storeys high
  5. One of the following:
    • Detached house (may include a secondary suite)
    • Attached house (e.g. semi-detached, townhouses, duplexes, triplexes, row house or attached house with or without a secondary suite)
    • Laneway home
  6. Applications must be submitted within six months of project completion or by December 31, 2023, whichever comes first

Note: rebates for the construction of multi-family buildings, such as condos, fall under our Commercial New Construction Performance Program.

The program and its terms and conditions, including deadline and rebate amounts, are subject to change, or be terminated, at any time without notice.

Option A – Step Code pathway

Build a home to BC Energy Step Code 2 or higher using natural gas space and water heating (or electricity space and water heating in FortisBC’s electricity service area) to qualify for home performance rebates of $3,000 to $10,000program qualified energy advisor support rebates and more.

Note: projects in the City of Vancouver are subject to the performance standards of the Vancouver building bylaw.

High performance


Step Code 2


Step Code 3


Step Code 4


Step Code 5

$10,000 (Pre-approval required)

Program qualified energy advisor support


You must hire a certified program qualified energy advisor to qualify for home performance rebates. The advisor will help maximize the efficiency of your project, and the rebate will help you offset your costs.

$800 to The Builder

$200 to The Energy Advisor

Design offer for Step Code 3, 4 and 5

Builders can receive up to $7,000 to cover consulting fees of Integrated Design Process (IDP) consultants, building science consultants and/or mechanical design specialists on individual homes. Multi-family projects can receive up to $50,000. More details here. (link below)



CLEANBC REBATES (program funded by province of BC and administered by BC Hydro)