Solar Commercial Space Heating


Solar power converts the light of the sun into energy – a renewable energy source that’s available almost anywhere on earth, and surprisingly abundant in Nova Scotia.

A solar air heating system:

  • Cuts heating costs
  • Requires little maintenance
  • Evens air temperature between floor and ceiling level
  • Can provide fresh air that improves indoor air quality

Submit a solar pre-approval form.

Business Energy Rebates

If you know this is the product you want and plan to install, you can apply directly for a Business Energy Rebate.

Get started:

1. Get pre-approval. Important: you must get pre-approval before purchasing solar equipment, or for rebate amounts greater than $15,000.

2. Install your equipment (within 90 days).

3. Get your rebate.

Apply here.

Small Business Energy Solutions

Additional incentives may be available if you qualify as a small business.

The service offers:

  • Up to 60% in rebates and incentives
  • 24 months interest-free financing on your power bill
  • Rebates for your whole business: heating, refrigeration equipment, lighting, and more!
  • Customized recommendations that help you prioritize upgrades and maximize energy savings

Get started:

  1. Complete your business profile. Important: you must get pre-approval before purchasing products.
  2. Find a contractor to install your upgrades.
  3. Get your incentive and rebates.

Qualifying Systems:

Solar Commercial Space Heating

The following table lists the product requirements and rebates available for solar thermal products.

Rebates are determined on a case by case basis. Submit a pre-approval application to find out how much you are eligible for.

Product Rebate Product Requirements
•Solar domestic hot water (DHW) systems

•Solar space heating systems

•Determined on a project-by-project basis

•Maximum of $500 per panel

•Energy analysis must be submitted with application

•Rebates are only available for projects that off-set electricity

•Must be CSA approved

Solar collectors must be CSA approved.


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