Mini Split Ductless Rebate

Upgrade to Efficient Zoned Comfort and Save More with Mini Split Ductless Rebates in Vancouver.
Rebate amount:
Up to $24,000 for a heat pump installation
Who can apply:
Residents of British Columbia residing in a qualifying residence, meeting income eligibility and program criteria, and possessing a residential utility account with BC Hydro, FortisBC, or a municipal utility.
Funding provided by:
The Government of Canada, The Province of British Columbia and BC Hydro

CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program

To qualify for the rebate program, homes must meet specific eligibility criteria:

  1. Have a current residential utility service account with FortisBC and/or BC Hydro. Additionally, electrically heated homes served by local municipal utilities within BC Hydro’s or FortisBC’s service territories are eligible.
  2. Serve as a year-round primary residence, being at least 12 months old. Eligible residential building types include:
    • Single-family homes (detached dwellings).
    • Secondary suites in single-family homes, provided both the home and secondary suite have individual meters.
    • Mobile homes permanently fixed with complete plumbing, heating, electrical, water, and sewer services, and with the towing apparatus and axle removed.
    • Duplexes, triplexes, row homes, or townhomes where each unit has separate gas and/or electricity meters. Utility accounts must be under the resident’s or homeowner’s name; strata corporation accounts are ineligible.

Please note: Multi-unit residential buildings, vacation homes, garages, workshops, and outbuildings are not eligible for the CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program. Refer to the full Program Requirements for more details.

EnerGuide Home Evaluation

To qualify for an EnerGuide evaluation for existing homes, the property must meet specific criteria:

  1. Belong to one of the following home types: single-family detached, semi-detached, row home or townhome, mobile home on a permanent foundation, or permanently moored float home.
  2. Be in an ‘eligible state’, which includes:
    • Resting on a permanent foundation(s) or being a permanently moored float home.
    • Having a functioning space heating system capable of maintaining the interior living space at 21 degrees Celsius.
    • Maintaining an intact envelope, including ceilings, exterior walls, floors, windows, doors, and interior and exterior finishes.
    • Temporary air sealing of up to one missing window or door unit, with any broken window panes also temporarily air sealed during the blower door test.
    • Ongoing renovations must solely impact interior partitions and not perforate the building envelope.
    • Availability of standard AC electrical power during the evaluation process.

If you need further clarification on any of the requirements, feel free to ask.

CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate Program

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for enrollment in this program, it is necessary to fulfill all of the following conditions. Please take the time to review them thoroughly. Should you have any inquiries, don’t hesitate to contact an Energy Coach for clarification.

Income Qualifications

The extent of rebate coverage is determined by the collective income of all adults residing in your household, as well as the total number of occupants, encompassing both adults and children. The rebate coverage aligns with designated income brackets delineated in the subsequent table:

Eligibility for heat pump rebates in homes that are heated by natural gas, propane, or oil.

Number of people living in your home (including adults and children)Income Level 1Income Level 2Income Level 3 (NEW)
1 person$47,007$61,697$99,891
2 persons$58,522$76,810$124,358
3 persons$71,945$94,428$152,884
4 persons$87,350$114,647$185,620
5 persons$99,072$130,032$210,528
6 persons$111,735$146,653$237,438
7 or more persons$124,402$163,277$264,353
  • Income Level 3 specifically caters to rebates for heat pumps in homes that are switching from natural gas, propane, or oil space heating sources.
  • For households with electric or wood heating, as well as those eligible for additional energy efficiency and ventilation incentives, these benefits are exclusively available to participants in Income Levels 1 and 2. If households within Income Level 3 intend to install these measures, they should pursue enrollment in the regular CleanBC Better Homes and Home Renovation Rebate programs.
Requirements for the Home
  • The property must be used as a primary residence throughout the year and must be at least 12 months old.
  • For those falling within Income Levels 1 and 2, the total assessed value of the property listed by BC Assessment for the applicant’s address in the registration year must not exceed $1,230,000. However, individuals meeting the income criteria for any level, yet possessing a home valued at or above $1,230,000, can still participate in the program under Income Level 3.
  • A residential utility account with FortisBC, BC Hydro, or a municipal utility is necessary.
  • Eligible residential building types include detached single-family homes, secondary suites in detached single-family homes with separate utility meters, permanently fixed mobile homes with all utilities, and duplexes, triplexes, row homes, or townhomes where each unit has individual gas and/or electricity meters (utility accounts must be in the resident’s or homeowner’s name).
  • For renters, inclusion of a landlord consent form is required.
  • Residents must manage their own energy utility bills, with utility accounts under their name.
  • Prior registration and receipt of an eligibility code are obligatory before proceeding with the upgrade.
  • The primary heating source for the home must be one of the following: natural gas, propane, oil, electricity (including hard-wired electric systems such as baseboards, radiant ceilings, floors, forced-air furnaces/boilers, or heat pumps), or wood or other solid fuels.
  • You could qualify for increased rebates covering up to the entire cost of upgrading your home’s heating system.
  • Complimentary energy coaching, virtual energy assessments, and multilingual support are available to assist you in identifying the most suitable home upgrades and rebate options.
Income LevelUpgrade TypeMaximum Oil to Electric Heat Pump Incentive**Maximum Natural Gas/Propane to Electric Heat Pump Incentive**Maximum Electric to Heat Pump Incentive**
1Central Ducted and 3-Head Multi-split Heat Pump$16,000$16,000$5,000
12-Head Multi-split or 2 Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pumps$14,000$14,000$5,000
1Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pump$10,000$7,500$5,000
1Electric Service Upgrade$5,000$5,000N/A
2Central Ducted and 3-Head Multi-split Heat Pump$12,000$12,000$5,000
22-Head Multi-split or 2 Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pumps$10,500$10,500$5,000
2Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pump$10,000$5,500$5,000
2Electric Service Upgrade$3,500$3,500N/A
3Central Ducted and 3-Head Multi-split Heat Pump$10,500$10,500N/A
32-Head Multi-split or 2 Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pumps$10,000$8,000N/A
3Single-Head Mini-split Heat Pump$10,000$4,000N/A
3Electric Service Upgrade$1,500$1,500N/A
1, 2, or 3Northern top-up – Central ducted, Multi-splits and 2 Mini-splits*$3,000$3,000N/A
1, 2, or 3Northern top-up – Single head Mini-split*$1,500$1,500N/A
Requirements for the Upgrades:
  • Prior to completing the upgrade, individuals must pre-register and obtain an eligibility code.
  • Rebates are capped at the invoice cost and the actual expense of the upgrade.
  • Rebates cannot exceed the maximum rebate amounts set for each measure.
  • Each upgrade must adhere to specific program requirements, which will be available soon.

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