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RDN Rebates

RDN Rebates 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.

New! Oil to Heat Pump Rebate

$250

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

Complete an upgrade from oil heating to heat pump after September 1, 2015.

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Septic Maintenance Rebates

$1,000

In 2017, the RDN is offering Septic Maintenance Rebates of:
  1. Up to $500 for a Performance Assessment
  2. Up to $300 for installing Risers
  3. Up to $100 for installing an Effluent Filter
  4. $500 flat rate to replace a malfunctioning system
  5. Bonus of up to $100 for 2017 SepticSmart workshop participants to "top-up" an eligible rebate
There is significant interest in the Septic System Maintenance Rebate program this year. As such, rebate funds have been fully allocated and the program is now closed for applications. Please check back in early 2018 for updated rebate information.

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Rural Water Quality Stewardship Rebate Program

various rebates, $50 - $650

Residents with private wells can 1) access a voucher for one-time discounted water quality testing and 2) apply for rebates for various well protection upgrades.

The 2017 program is fully allocated. This program will re-open in 2018.

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Rainwater Harvesting Incentive Program

up to $750

A rebate of up to $750 is available for homeowners who install a cistern (min. 4,545 L or 1,000 imp gallons) and other eligible components as a part of a rainwater harvesting system.

The 2017 program is fully allocated. This program will re-open in 2018.

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New! WaterSmart Garden Rebate Pilot Program

up to $750

The RDN is now offering a region-wide WaterSmart Garden Rebate Program. Up to $750 is available for conducting landscape efficiency upgrades including irrigation system efficiency improvements and soil & mulch amendment. This is a pilot program; funds are limited.

The 2017 program is now closed. This program will re-open in early 2018.

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Sustainable Development Checklist

$500 - $1000

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

Homeowners and owner-builders can earn incentives for achieving a high Checklist score.

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Home Energy Assessment

$150 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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Woodstove Exchange

$250

Replace an old wood burning appliance with an EPA certified wood burning, pellet, or gas stove or insert.

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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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Renewable Energy System Incentive

$250 - $650

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

This rebate is available to residents who purchase and install an eligible renewable energy system

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Incentives are limited and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Act early to avoid disappointment!

Other incentive programs

BC Hydro and Fortis BC

BC Hydro

Fortis BC

RBC Royal Bank