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ENERGY STAR Logo – High EfficiencyDetails on Rebates and Incentives for Selected ENERGY STAR® Qualified Products in Canada

B.C. Hydro's No GST on Windows Program Between October 1 and October 31, 2008, you can save the GST when buying ENERGY STAR qualified windows from participating manufacturers. This is in addition to the B.C. provincial sales tax exemption on all ENERGY STAR qualified windows. For more details, visit the BC Hydro website.

BC Hydro, Hydro Power Smart ENERGY STAR Appliance Rebate Program is offering rebates on the purchase of new ENERGY STAR qualified appliances: $50 for clothes washers, $50 for refrigerators and $25 for freezers. Complete details can be found on the web site.

The BC Government offers a Provincial Sales Tax Exemption from February 21, 2007 to March 31, 2009, pre-manufactured ENERGY STAR qualified windows, skylights, doors, side lights and transoms are exempt from provincial sales tax. Also up to March 1, 2009, ENERGY STAR qualified residential forced air furnaces or boilers (gas-fired and oil-fired), air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps are eligible for a provincial tax exemption if purchased or leased for residential purposes. Some restrictions apply. More information is found on the BC Government website under Energy Conservation. or by telephone in Vancouver area 604-660-4524 or Toll free in Canada: 1-877-388-4440.

City of Victoria British Columbia's Incentive on the purchase of eligible high-efficient clothes washers. More

City of Toronto's Incentive on the purchase of eligible water efficient clothes washers. More

Enbridge Gas Distribution is offering their customers a $100.00 rebate on all ENERGY STAR qualified high-efficiency natural gas heating systems. Receive a $100 rebate on an ENERGY STAR qualified high-efficiency natural gas heating system that is purchased and installed between April 1, 2008 to September 30, 2008. Offer limited to one rebate per address. Full details can be found on their Web site.

FortisBC offers all its customers an incentive for energy efficient air-source heat pumps through the PowerSense Air Source Heat Pump Program. For qualifying models, the financial incentives will consist of either a rebate or financing of up to $5,000 over 10 years at 4.9% fixed rate. FortisBC PowerSense offers other incentives for energy efficient upgrades for new or existing homes. For further information, call 1-866-436-7847 or visit the Web site.

Gaz Métro offers a $30 financial incentive on the purchase of an ENERGY STAR programmable electronic thermostat. Financial incentives up to $450 are also available on the purchase of ENERGY STAR high efficiency hot air furnace and up to $600 for an ENERGY STAR superior energy efficiency boiler.

The Energy Efficiency Fund will offer owners of residences supplied by Gaz Métro for heating purposes a $5 per square feet rebate with the purchase of high energy efficiency ENERGY STAR windows and sliding doors, up to maximum of $500.

ENERGY STAR qualified compact fluorescent bulbs. Until April 30, 2009, Hydro-Québec is offering a mail-in rebate on eligible brands of ENERGY STAR qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs. Customers can obtain a $5 rebate on every $10 spent (before taxes), up to a maximum rebate of $25 per address. Visit the Lighting section of Hydro-Québec's Web site for the list of eligible brands, the rebate coupon and the terms and conditions.

ENERGY STAR qualified lighting fixtures. From September 1, 2008, to April 30, 2009, Hydro-Québec is offering a mail-in rebate of $15 (or the purchase price before taxes, if less than $15) on eligible brands of ENERGY STAR qualified lighting fixtures. Maximum of five fixtures per address. Visit the Lighting section of Hydro-Québec's Web site for the list of eligible brands, the rebate coupon and the terms and conditions.

In 2008, Hydro-Québec is offering mail-in rebates on three major appliances: $50 on the purchase of a new ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washer, $50 on the purchase of a new ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerator of 8,5 pi3 or more and $25 on a new ENERGY STAR qualified freezer of
7,5 pi 3 or more. These offers are valid for purchases made between January 1 and December 31, 2008. Appliances must be purchased and delivered in Québec.

Manitoba Hydro's Commercial Kitchen Appliance Program offers rebates for ENERGY STAR qualified steamers and fryers for restaurants and foodservice establishments: $2,500 per steamer, $1,250 per fryer. Complete details on eligibility and qualified models can be found on the website.

Manitoba Hydro's Commercial Clothes Washers Program, offers an incentive for its commercial customers that purchase and install ENERGY STAR® qualified front-loading commercial clothes washers in their business or facility. For more information, please visit the website.

Manitoba Hydro’s Power Smart Furnace/Boiler Replacement Program offers a $245 credit on customers‚ natural gas bill for the installation of a new ENERGY STAR qualified high-efficiency furnace or boiler. The Power Smart Home Insulation Program offers financial incentives on the purchase of insulation (up to 100 per cent of the material cost ) that must meet eligibility requirements and insulating work that must meet the minimum Power Smart levels. Further details can be found on the web site. The Power Smart Appliance Rebate Program offers rebates on ENERGY STAR qualified appliances: $100 for clothes washers, $50 for fridges, and $25 for chest freezers. Complete details on eligible sizes and program dates can be found on the web site.

Efficiency NB, a crown corporate of the Government of New Brunswick, promotes ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and products in its public education initiatives as well as providing an ENERGY STAR Package Incentive Bonus as a component of its
New Homes Program.

The Government of the Northwest Territories Energy Efficiency Incentive Program helps consumers to purchase more energy efficient products. The purchase of a new ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerator (larger than 6.4 cubic feet) or a new ENERGY STAR qualified front-loading clothes washer qualifies for a $200 rebate for customers with diesel or natural gas or a $100 rebate for customers with hydro. Visit the Arctic Energy Alliance Web site for more information. The NTW also offers various rebates for the purchase and installation of high efficient furnaces or boilers, emission neutral wood or pellet stoves or efficient water heaters. Full details are available on the Web site.

The Province of Ontario has a point-of-sale retail sales tax exemption for decorative light strings, ENERGY STAR qualified light bulbs, refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, freezers, dehumidifiers and room air conditioners that are purchased, rented or leased between July 20, 2007 and August 31, 2009 and delivered on or before September 30, 2009. Full details can be found on the Government of Ontario's Web site or by calling 1-888-668-4636.

The Province of Saskatchewan offers the PST exemption for qualifying ENERGY STAR residential furnaces, boilers and ENERGY STAR heat pumps that was scheduled to conclude on March 31, 2007, has been extended indefinitely. For the period beginning November 8, 2005, qualifying energy-efficient furnaces and boilers are exempt from PST if purchased or leased for a continuous period of one year or more. For the period beginning July 1, 2006, qualifying ground and air source heat pumps, are exempt from PST if purchased or leased for a continuous period of one year or more. For more information visit the website or call toll free 1-800-667-6102.

The Yukon Government's Good Energy Program provides rebates for eligible ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and heating equipment purchased between August 1, 2008 and February 28, 2009. A full list of products and more details are available on their Web site.


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