Over the next couple of blogs, we'll be providing a list of grants and rebates for property buyers and owners to make the purchasing process a little more affordable. The first ten grants were listed out in the previous blogs, which can be found here: Part 1 & Part 2. Follow along to see how you can keep your wallet feeling a little fuller!
(11) BMO Eco Smart Mortgage
This 5-year fixed closed mortgage rewards customers for making smart choices for their home and the environment. You could qualify for a great rate on BMO's Eco Smart Mortgage if you have bought, plan to buy or already own a home with energy efficient features.
Additional Information: BMO Eco Smart Mortgage
(12) BC Hydro Fridge Buy-Back Program
Refrigerators are one of the highest energy users in your home. Save yourself the expense and recycle your old spare fridge. BC Hydro will recycle it and will give you $30 in return.
Additional Information: Fridge Buy-Back Program
(13) BC Hydro Power Smart Partner Program for Businesses
The Power Smart Partner program partners BC Hydro with B.C.'s largest commercial, government and institutional customers. Customers gain access to a wide range of energy management programs, tools and incentives. Once you sign the Power Smart Partner conservation pledge, you are entitled to some perks and incentives. Click the link below to find out the benefits received.
Additional Information: Power Smart Partner Program
(14) BC Hydro Power Smart Express (PSX) for Businesses
The PSX program partners BC Hydro with BC'cs largest commercial, government and institutional customers. This program offers incentives for various technologies, including lighting, cooking and refrigeration applicances. Since 2010, Power Smart Express has been helping B.C. businesses reduce their operating costs through the implementation of energy-efficiency projects. Whether you run a small family business or a large property management firm, Power Smart Express has incentives that can help cover up to 75% of the cost of your project. Plus, you will receive a larger incentive to offset the cost of projects that have a longer payback period.
Additional Information: PSX Program
(15) BC Hydro Appliance Rebates
If you purchased an eligible ENERGY STAR® appliance between May 1 – 31, 2014, you have 60 days from the purchase date to apply for your rebate. Follow the steps below to apply. All applications must be received within 60 days of purchase date in order to be eligible for a rebate.
Additional Information: Appliance Rebates