Rebates and financing to help you switch from electric heat to a ductless mini-split heat pump - and start saving money!
Efficient heating systems like ductless heat pumps can save you hundreds of dollars per year, using less energy.
Ductless mini-split heat pumps are a great solution if you already use electric or hot water baseboard heat systems. In addition to saving you money, ductless systems:
- Give you more comfort (with temperature control over different zones in your house)
- Don’t require ducts throughout the home
- Deliver heating, cooling, and dehumidification
Rebates are available through either:
To find the product that’s right for you, find a contractor through our Efficiency Partner Network.
We offer rebates or financing to products on the Efficiency Nova Scotia Heat Pump Product List.
Ductless mini-split heat pumps incentives are based on a high performance, cold climate specification, including:
- Single-zone systems must have an HSPF (Region 5) greater than or equal to 9.0
- Multi-zone systems must have an HSPF (Region 5) greater than or equal to 8.0
- ENERGY STAR® certified (version 5.0)
- The coefficient of performance at -15°C must be greater than or equal to 1.75
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