Energy Retrofit Program

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City of Nelson residents and Nelson Hydro customers are encouraged to complete EnerGuide home energy evaluations and access energy upgrade support to learn how to lower energy bills. 

EcoSave delivers the Regional Energy Efficiency Program. 

You can register to:

  • Schedule an EnerGuide evaluation
  • Learn next steps 
  • Work with an energy advisor
  • Find local contractors
  • Access rebates
  • Low-interest financing 

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Having an EnerGuide evaluation is also the FIRST STEP required in a new Government of Canada Home Energy Retrofit Initiative. Grants up to $5,000 towards energy upgrades and free EnerGuide evaluations. (This is in addition to local rebate offers that can add up to $12,000). The program details are still being developed, to learn more: Click Here.

For additional program details about the Regional Energy Efficiency Program, EnerGuide evaluation costs, and FAQ: Click Here.

To learn more about the EnerGuide evaluation and Blower Door Test: Click here to watch video.

On-Bill Financing for energy upgrades: Click Here

Local Hydro-Electricity Generation

Nelson Hydro jpgNelson Hydro generates its own local electricity, but can only produce enough to serve about 50% of its customers so the remainder is purchased through FortisBC. This means that Nelson Hydro customers can access rebates through FortisBC. Visit their website for rebate information, energy-saving tips and how-to videos Click Here.

Nelson Hydro General Information: Click Here.