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Deals & Rebates

At Norm’s Plumbing and Heating, we strive to help customers learn about the latest rebates, credits and incentives to save you money. There are abundant ways to for homeowners to earn money back on high efficiency products. We specialize in knowing which products are right for your home, and have up to date knowledge on the rebates associated with those products.

Give us a call today or drop us an email to make sure you’ve got the most current information to help you make decisions about your plumbing, heating, and cooling projects.

Available Heat Pump Rebates for BC Residents in 2023

Discover numerous grants and rebates, yielding thousands of dollars, by transitioning to a heat pump! British Columbia residents have access to a multitude of renovation and heat pump incentives, making it challenging to stay updated on the available options.

These BC Heat Pump Rebates originate from diverse sources, including BC Hydro, Fortis BC, the federal government, local municipalities, and other governmental entities. Occasionally, even heat pump manufacturers offer rebates.

Preemptive research (though unnecessary as we’ve undertaken it for you!) can lead to substantial rebates when making the switch from fossil fuels to a more efficient and environmentally friendly choice like a heat pump.

On this page, we’ve compiled information to assist you in determining your eligibility for heat pump rebates. Eligibility depends on your chosen heating and cooling solution, your current system, your location, and your combined household income.

For those considering a heat pump upgrade, outlined below are the rebates available in British Columbia. Remember, these rebates can be stacked to maximize your savings.

Home Renovation Rebate Program & CleanBC Home Efficiency Rebates

Below is a comprehensive overview of the various rebates you can access when you decide to upgrade your home’s heating and cooling system. These incentives are designed to make your transition to a more efficient and environmentally friendly heating solution even more rewarding.  By taking advantage of these offerings, you’re not only enhancing your home’s comfort and energy efficiency but also tapping into valuable savings opportunities that contribute to a greener future.

The rebates above apply to anyone in BC, while the municipal top-ups below are only available to certain municipalities, as in the chart below:


Electric Heat Pump Space Heating  Top-Up

Electrical Service Upgrade Top-Up

Electric Heat Pump Water Heater Top-Up

Must be converting from fossil  fuel space heating system to qualify, see below for details. Must be converting from a fossil fuel water heating system to qualify, see below for details.
City of Vancouver Fully Subscribed $4,000* $1,500 $1,000
City of North Vancouver** $2,000 $500 $1,000
District of North Vancouver** Nearly Subscribed $2,000 $1,500 $350
District of West Vancouver Nearly Subscribed $2,000
City of New Westminster Nearly Subscribed $350
City of Kamloops $350 $500 $350
Resort Municipality of Whistler $350 $500 $1,000
City of Kelowna $2,000
District of Saanich Fully Subscribed $350 $500 $350
District of Central Saanich $350 $350
District of North Saanich $350
Town of Sidney $350 $500 $350
Town of View Royal Nearly Subscribed $350
City of Nanaimo Nearly Subscribed $350 $500 $350
City of Powell River $350 $500 $350
City of Campbell River Nearly Subscribed $350
District of North Cowichan $350 $500 $350
City of Duncan Nearly Subscribed $350 $500 $350
Comox Valley Regional District Fully Subscribed $350 $500
District of Squamish $350
City of Coquitlam Fully Subscribed $350 $500 $350
City of Chilliwack $2,000 $1,000 $1,500
City of Port Moody $350 $350 $500

Note that the municipal top-ups can run out at any time. Each municipality has a pool of money, and when the money runs out, so do the top-up rebates.

Group Home Heating Rebates

You can also take advantage of Group Purchase Rebates, which are specifically tailored for groups of homeowners who collaborate to promote upgrades within their community. These rebates extend to groups ranging from 2 to 30 homes, offering participants the opportunity to earn as much as $500 for each upgrade made. This initiative not only rewards individual homeowners but also fosters a collective commitment to sustainable and energy-efficient practices. By joining forces with fellow homeowners, you not only amplify the benefits of upgrading your home’s heating and cooling system but also contribute to a more environmentally conscious neighborhood.


Explore the Canada Greener Homes Grant provided by the Federal Government, offering a range of grants to support your home heating improvements:

  • If you’re considering the addition of a ground source heat pump, grants of up to $5,000 are accessible. Similarly, replacing an existing ground source heat pump can qualify you for grants of up to $3,000.
  • For those opting to integrate an air source heat pump, grants of up to $4,000 are available. Furthermore, the inclusion of a cold climate heat pump is eligible for grants reaching up to $5,000.
  • If you’re looking to upgrade your domestic water heater to an Energy Star-certified model, grants of up to $1,000 are on offer.

To qualify for these grants, your heat pump installation must be conducted by a licensed professional and your chosen unit must be listed among the eligible products featured on the official Government of Canada home retrofit page. These grants not only contribute to the cost of your upgrades but also promote energy efficiency and sustainable practices for a greener home.

View more information for the Federal Heat Pump Grants from Canada Greener Homes.

Rebate Example #1

BC Switching from Natural Gas Rebate Opportunity for Nanaimo Residents

Family in Nanaimo Switching from Natural Gas heating and upgading their electrical panel. $6000 CleanBC, $5000 Canada Greener Homes Grant, $350 City of Nanaimo Top up, $500 CleanBC Panel Upgrade, $500 City of Nanaimo.

Panel Upgrade. $12350

Rebate Example #2

BC Switching from Oil Rebate Opportunity for Nanaimo

Family in Nanaimo Switching from OIL with a new electrical panel and is income qualified.

$9500 CleanBC, $10000 Canada Greener Homes plus $350.

Panel upgrade. $14000

Another option to consider is the Income Qualified Program, which hinges on the collective income of all adults in the household and the total number of residents. Depending on eligibility, this program has the potential to offset as much as 95% of the upgrade expenses, providing a significant financial boost for your home improvement endeavors.
Income Rebate for Home Heating

Find Your Rebates

To find out what other rebates you might be entitled to, be sure to check out the handy BC Rebate Search Tool

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BC Energy Coach

Should you wish, you can contact a BC Energy Coach who will guide you through the specifics of each program and provide recommendations regarding the rebates accessible to you. Reach out at 1-844-881-9790.

BC Hydro presents attractive rebates for the enhancement of your system to an air-source heat pump. The amount you receive in rebates, which could be substantial, depends on your location and the heating system you opt for.

To be eligible for the rebates, it’s necessary for your heat pump to be installed by a contractor, like Norm’s Plumbing & Heating, that is registered with BC Hydro for heat pumps.