Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs For Affordable Housing

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Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance for Efficient and Renewable Energy Generation Equipment Provides an accelerated rate of write-off (30 per cent per year, on a declining balance basis) for investments that produce heat for use in an industrial process or electricity by using fossil fuel efficiently or by using renewable energy sources
Air Quality Rebate (AQR) ProgramThis program encourages the removal of existing non-certified wood-burning appliances, which generate high levels of pollution.
BC Housing Endowment FundThe Housing Endowment Fund (HEF) was established by the Province of B.C. with a $250 million capital endowment to encourage new ideas and support innovative housing solutions for British Columbians most in need.
BC Hydro Appliance Rebate ProgramGet a mail-in rebate when you purchase an ENERGY STAR clothes washer, refrigerator or freezer.
BC Hydro Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP)BC Hydro customers with higher electricity consumption who may not be able to afford to make their homes more energy efficient may be eligible to receive a free home energy evaluation and energy efficiency upgrades to help reduce their consumption and save money on their bills.
BC Hydro Energy Saving KitAre you a BC Hydro customer? Do you live in a low-income household? If so, you may be eligible to receive a free energy saving kit from BC Hydro.
BC Hydro Power Smart Compressed Air InitiativeMany facilities operate compressed air systems that do not adequately meet the needs of today's critical production requirements. By optimizing your compressed air system, these typical problems can be eliminated
BC Hydro Power Smart Fridge Buy-Back ProgramBC Hydro will pick up and recycle your old, inefficient second fridge and give you $30 for it.
BC Hydro Power Smart Lighting DiscountsBC Hydro Power Smart is offering in-store instant discounts on ENERGY STAR light fixtures and Energy Star Specialty CFL bulbs
BC Hydro Power Smart New Homes Program Our New Home Program encourages builders and developers to build an energy-efficient home – a Power Smart home.