Home Energy Assessment

Home Energy Assessment Rebate

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An EnerGuide Home Energy Assessment helps you identify where energy is used in your home and what energy efficiency upgrades make the most sense for you and your home. They are completed by registered Energy Advisors.

Applications for this rebate are accepted from January 1, 2022 through to December 15, 2022.

A limited number of rebates are available on a first come, first serve basis for Electoral Area residents.

Due to funding structure, this rebate is only available to RDN Electoral Area Residents. City of Nanaimo residents can view the information for their area here: Home Energy Assessment . The municipalities of Lantzville, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach do not offer rebates for Home Energy Assessments at this time. All residents can check out funding through the Federal Canada Greener Homes Grant or the Provincial CleanBC Better Homes Program

I am an RDN Electoral Area resident, what rebates are available to me?

There are two Home Energy Assessment incentive types available to RDN Electoral Area residents:

Incentive Eligibility Documentation Required


$150 Initial Home
Energy Assessment incentive

A $150 incentive is available to residents who have an initial Home Energy Assessment conducted by a certified energy advisor. The completed application must be submitted to the RDN within the 12 month period after the date shown on the receipt

  • The first page of the initial Home Energy Assessment report, showing the EnerGuide rating
  • Receipt for the initial Home Energy Assessment


Follow-up Home Energy Assessment incentive

Follow-up Assessments are eligible for $10 per 5 GJ/year reduction on the EnerGuide rating scale, to a maximum of $200.
  • The first page of the follow-up Home Energy Assessment report showing the new EnerGuide rating
  • The first page of the Initial Home Energy Assessment (if not already submitted to the RDN);
  • Receipt for the follow-up Home Energy Assessment

How to Apply for the Rebate

1.  Collect the required documents (see table above) 

2.  Attach the required documents to an email that also contains the following information:

  • Name of purchaser/homeowner
  • Address of the project where the assessment is conducted
  • Address to which your rebate cheque will be sent

3.  Send that email to:   sustainability [at] rdn.bc.ca

     No email? You can submit hard copies by mail or in person to:

Home Energy Assessment Rebate
c/o Sustainability Coordinator
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, B.C. V9T 6N2

4.  Allow 4-6 weeks for the delivery of your rebate cheque.

Other rebates are also available...

Don't forget to check out the Federal Greener Homes Grant and the Provincial CleanBC Better Homes Program as both of these also offer rebates for Energy Assessments.

Looking for an Energy Advisor to complete your Home Energy Assessment?

You can check out the list of provincial program-approved Energy Advisors at CleanBC:  https://betterhomesbc.ca/ea/

Terms & Conditions

See the complete list of Green Building Incentive Program Terms and Conditions

Resources & Links

For More Information:

sustainability [at] rdn.bc.ca