It is also the cleanest way to meet increasing demand for energy, so is good for our natural environment and is one of the lowest-cost ways to reduce B.C.’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Builders are encouraged to participate in Sparwood’s Energy Efficiency Incentive Program. For homes that achieve EnerGuide 80 or better, Sparwood will rebate 50% of the building permit fees and 100% of the energy audit fees. That incentive, combined with the incentives from BC Hydro could add up to significant savings for a typical new home.
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Power Smart offers financial incentives, resources and technical assistance to building owners, developers and the design industry to create high-performance, energy-efficient buildings. For more information call 1-866-522-4713.
Upgrading to high efficiency technologies and taking advantage of business rebates is easier than ever with the Energy Rebate Centre - your one stop shop for energy savings.
Small and medium sized businesses in Sparwood may be eligible to receive a free energy efficiency assessement through the Business Energy Advisor (BEA) program, an initiative funded by BC Hydro and FortisBC.
A BEA can identify ways that your business can take advantage of available BC Hydro and FortisBC incentives to implement energy efficiency solutions that will help you save money on your electricity and gas bill.
To be eligible, small and medium businesses should have a commercial BC Hydro account and should not have a BC Hydro Key Account Manager. It is recommended that businesses inquire to determine their eligibility so that they can receive a visit from the BEA when they pass through Sparwood. To do so, you can either: