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Drain-Water Heat Recovery Systems Eligible for ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes

The following drain-water heat recovery systems (DWHR) are eligible for the ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes grant. Eligible systems have been tested by an independent testing facility recognized by Natural Resources Canada. Homemade systems are not eligible.

Natural Resources Canada does not endorse the services of any contractor, nor any specific product, and accepts no liability in the selection of materials, products, contractors or performance of workmanship.

Eligible Manufacturers
EcoInnovation Technologies Inc. (ECO-GFX)
Renewability Energy Inc. (Power-Pipe®)
Watercycles Energy Recovery Inc. (WatercycleTM)
Models with an efficiency ranging from 30 to 41.9%:
ECO-GFX S3-40 (75 mm/ 3 inch drain at 39.0% steady state)
Power-Pipe®
R3-30 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 32.9% steady state)
R3-36 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 37.9% steady state)
R4-24 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 31.5% steady state)
R4-30 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 40.4% steady state)
Models with an efficiency of 42.0% or greater:
ECO-GFX
G3-40 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 46.0% steady state)
S3-60 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 49.0% steady state)
S4-40 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 44.7% steady state)
S4-60 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 51.0% steady state)
WatercycleTM
DX-4048 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 44.0% steady state)
DX-3058 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 42.0% steady state)
Power-Pipe®
R3-42 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 42.4% steady state)
R3-48 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 47.3% steady state)
R3-54 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 49.2% steady state)
R3-60 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 53.7% steady state)
R3-66 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 55.0% steady state)
R3-72 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 58.8% steady state)
R3-120 (75 mm / 3 inch drain at 67.7% steady state)
R4-36 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 42.4% steady state)
R4-42 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 46.1% steady state)
R4-48 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 52.7% steady state)
R4-54 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 54.7% steady state)
R4-60 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 58.4% steady state)
R4-66 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 59.9% steady state)
R4-72 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 62.9% steady state)
R4-120 (102 mm / 4 inch drain at 72.2% steady state)

If you find inaccuracies or know of any models that should be included on this list (revised November 30, 2009), contact the program.

For alternative water heating measures, such as solar and tankless instantaneous models, you can consult the program Grant Table and the 'Eligible Upgrades' section of the Frequently Asked Questions Web page.

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