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Green Building Incentives

You may be eligible for funding to help make your property more environmentally friendly by reducing water and/or energy usage. The RDN offers rebates through the Green Building Incentive Program and the Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program.

2012 Toilet Replacement Rebate

$50

(only in RDN Electoral Areas)

The RDN is now accepting applications for the 2012 Toilet Rebate Program. Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dual Flush or High Efficiency (<4.8L) toilets are eligible.

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Rainwater Harvesting Incentive Pilot Program

up to $750

This program has received funding for 2012. New program requirements are currently under review, with the goal of launching the program at the start of May.

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Woodstove Exchange

$250

Replace an old wood burning appliance with an EPA certified wood burning, pellet, or gas stove or insert purchased after January 18, 2013.

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Home Energy Assessment

$60 to $200

(only in RDN Electoral Areas and the District of Lantzville)

A rebate for homeowners who complete a home energy assessment. An additional rebate is available if the follow-up assessment shows an increase in your home's EnerGuide rating!

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Sustainable Development Checklist

$50 - $1000

(only in RDN Electoral Areas and the District of Lantzville)

Homeowners and owner-builders can earn incentives for reviewing the Checklist with the RDN Sustainability Coordinator, and achieving a high Checklist scores.

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Graded Site-Cut Timber Incentive

up to $250

(only in RDN Electoral Areas and the District of Lantzville)

A rebate for homeowners who provide documentation confirming the use of site-cut timber for a structure requiring a building permit.

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Residential EV Charging Station

$250

(only in RDN Electoral Areas and the District of Lantzville)

Residents who install an eligible Level 2 EV Charging Station can apply for this rebate.

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Solar Hot Water System

$250

(only in RDN Electoral Areas and the District of Lantzville)

This rebate is available to residents who purchase and install an eligible solar hot water system

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Unless otherwise stated, purchases of eligible products or services must be made after Program start date of May 1, 2012. Incentives are limited and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Act early to avoid disappointment!

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