Are you eligible
for a rebate?

Rebate Programs

by Atlantic Provinces

Qualifying for the Rebate

Under the Total Home Energy Savings Program, New Brunswick Power encourages homeowners to increase their home insulation, seal air leaks and update their current electric heating systems with heat pumps. Homeowners who heat with forced-air electric furnaces (including heat pumps) or boilers, or radiant baseboard, wall, or ceiling systems are eligible. Replacing older combustion heating systems may also qualify you for the rebate program. You must use a NB Power approved contractor who installs a qualifying model to be eligible.
For more information on how to qualify for financial incentives and required documents, you can review the program guidelines here.

How to Get Started

The first step is to sign up for the program at You’ll be contacted by a representative who can guide you through the home energy evaluation process. Once approved and the projects completed, homeowners must show receipts from a construction contractor or the home improvement centre where materials were purchased.

Choosing a Ductless Heat Pump Contractor

The HVAC contractor you select must be from the approved list provided by New Brunswick Power and the contractor must install a qualifying heat pump model. We can put you in touch with an approved local contractor when you call to schedule your home assessment.

Equipment Requirements

The ductless system must have earned the Energy Star and have efficiency ratings of:
18 SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) minimum. This describes the cooling efficiency of the heat pump.
10 HSPF (heating season performance factor) minimum. The HSPF describes how efficiently the appliance heats.
A rated outdoor temperature of -25 C for heating. The heat pump will provide adequate and efficient heat at temperatures of -25 C and higher.
If you’d like to schedule your FREE in-home assessment we’ll put you in touch with your local participating contractor.
Call us at 1-844-505-3828, or complete the FREE In-Home Assessment Form below.

Currently there are no rebates available to Newfoundland homeowners. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador does offer a financing program, you can find more information about their program here.

Rebates through Efficiency Nova Scotia

Until recently, rebates had only been available to homes heating with electricity. Now the program is also available to homes heating with oil as well. The rebate amount is determined by the size of heat pump you install in your home with the base rebate starting at $200.00 for a 12,000 BTU heat pump.
Pre-approval for this rebate is required and you must purchase one of the approved cold climate heat pump units listed on Efficiency Nova Scotia’s website here.

Before submitting the pre-approval application, you will need a quote from a qualified heat pump contractor. We can help with this! Submit the FREE in-home assessment form or give us a call at 1-844-505-3828, to arrange for a risk-free estimate from a local approved contractor.

Rebates through efficencyPEI

efficiencyPEI offers rebates for the installation of ENERGY STAR® certified heating equipment including heat pumps, water saving devices, biomass heating devices, and other energy saving products. Rebates are outlined below.

How do I apply for the rebate?

To receive your efficiencyPEI equipment upgrade rebate, you must:
1. fill out an Energy Efficient Equipment Rebates application form;
2. collect dated sales receipt showing where unit was purchased including make and model numbers of unit installed;
3. ask your Installer for the Certificate of Compliance from the electrical permit;
4. mail or drop off your registration form with original copies of dated receipt(s), the Certificate of Compliance, and proof of income* (if required) to the address listed at the bottom.
5. applications can be received via mail, in person, or submitted online.
* Proof of income is your original July GST Credit Notice showing your net family income, marital status and province of residence.

What is considered low-income?

Low-income is defined as an annual household income of $35,000 or less.

Mini-split (ductless) Air Source Heat Pump Rebate

Heat Pump Regular Rebate: $1,200
Heat Pump Low-income Rebate: $2,400
Additional Units: $600
Must be ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018

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