Pellet Furnaces & Boilers


Pellet-heat can save you money. And you’re using a sustainable fuel source, made right here in Nova Scotia – so heating dollars stay closer to home. Good for your wallet, good for the environment.

A pellet furnace:

  • Uses pellets – cleaner, more convenient, and less bulky than firewood
  • Helps sustain Nova Scotia’s economy, and improve its energy security

Rebates are available through either:

Find a contractor

To find the product that’s right for you, find a contractor through our Efficiency Partner Network.

Product Requirements

  • Meets  either CSA-B415.1-10 or US EPA 40CFR Part 60 AAA standard certification.
  • EPA or CSA certified with an emissions rating of ≤ 4.5 g/hr or ≤ 0.40g/MJ for TPM.
  • Installed by a Wood Energy Technology Transfer (WETT) certified professional with “Technician” or “Sweep” certification or inspected and approved by a WETT certified inspector.
  • Please Note: Outdoor wood/pellet furnaces or boilers are not eligible for rebates or financing.

Other Considerations

  • Equipment should be properly sized, have the right chimney / exhaust, ventilation and be properly installed. A WETT certified professional can help you select the proper equipment.
  • Remember to notify your home issuance provider of the upgrades to ensure there are no changes in your coverage.

We offer rebates to homes that are electrically heated.

Option 1: Green Heat

If you know this is the product you want and plan to install or if have installed this product in the last 90 days, you can apply directly for a Green Heat rebate.

Get started:

  1. Install qualifying equipment
  2. Complete the appropriate Green Heat Application Package
  3. Get your rebate

Option 2: Home Energy Assessment

Get a Home Energy Assessment. Bonus rebates if you bundle upgrades together: the more you do, the more you save!

The service offers:

  • Up to $5000 in rebates or low interest financing
  • Rebates for your whole home: heat pumps, insulation, windows & doors, and more!
  • An in-house visit with an energy efficiency professional
  • Customized recommendations that help you prioritize upgrades and maximize energy savings

Get started:

  1. Book an assessment through one of our partners Important: you must get pre-approval before purchasing
  2. Install your equipment (within 12 months)
  3. Get your rebate: Booking a follow-up visit with one of our partners

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